Albemarle Mining News

Battery boom skeptics seen driving short holdings in lithium miners

Short selling of shares in lithium miners SQM, Albemarle, Galaxy and Orocobre has ballooned this year, reflecting a sign of growing scepticism.

US electric car sector, wary of China, seeks more domestic lithium

China is home to the majority of the world's lithium processing facilities and sucks up most output of top producer Australia.

In lithium hot spot, ghost towns recall another boom gone bust

While lithium today isn’t the linchpin of Chile’s economy (that would be copper), miners are aggressively expanding production.

It's time to regulate the lithium cartel

There is an emerging oligopoly in one of the hottest elements on the periodic table, lithium.

Chile approves increase in lithium quota for Albemarle

Albemarle has said it could invest $1 billion in Chile over the next five years if the plan was approved.

The EV future is here and already boosting earnings for miners

“Look at what’s required over the next 50 years, 60 years, and known lithium on the planet, I don’t think it’s as much as everyone understands it to be.”