US lawmakers have moved closer to developing a national electric vehicle supply chain policy.
Lithium Americas Mining News
Lithium Americas posted a first-quarter net loss of $4.5 million, compared with $4.6 million in the year-ago period.
Ganfeng Lithium Co plans to spend $160m to boost its stake in an Argentina project with Lithium Americas Corp from 37.5% to 50%.
China is home to the majority of the world's lithium processing facilities and sucks up most output of top producer Australia.
The Deputy Secretary for Sustainable Mining is scheduled to meet with executives from Australia's largest mining companies and banks.
New investors are being pulled into the mining industry as demand and prices for battery materials like lithium and cobalt spike.