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Martin Jackson leads CRU's lithium analysis as part of the battery materials team, after joining CRU in 2018 from a background in mineral exploration.

Following a five year career as a geological consultant for the mining and mineral exploration industry in Africa and the Middle East, Martin's primary role is to develop CRU's lithium and battery materials analysis services.

Martin holds an MSc (Eng) in Mineral Economics from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and a BSc in Economic Geology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Does the Glencore-Teck bid signal the return of the mining mega deal?

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Topic: Economics


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