Lithium Mining News

Infographic: Tesla's gigafactory opens this week: What we know in 9 epic slides

The massive new structure will be the world's biggest building by footprint, and it could possibly be a game-changer for the auto, energy, and battery industries.

Tesla to open its Gigafactory years ahead of schedule

The company now has 1,000 construction workers on two shifts, seven days a week to ready for the launch of its Model 3 early next year.

Synergy Resource Capital identifies lithium project in Argentina for Millennial Lithium

Synergy Resource Capital is pleased to announce that it has successfully identified a lithium project in Argentina for Millennial Lithium, a publicly listed company trading in the TSX Venture Exchange.

INFOGRAPHIC: Our energy problem – the battery in context

We examine what batteries can and cannot do, and the energy problem that humans hope that batteries can help solve.

Why lithium will see another price spike this fall

Although the price trajectory of the metal has been subdued in recent months, the fundamentals behind the long-term trajectory suggest strong potential for long-term growth.

Samsung rumoured to invest half-a-billion in Chinese electric car company

Samsung Electronics (KRX:005930) is looking to take the plunge into electric vehicle (EV) technology with a sizable investment into BYD Co., (HKG:1211) the world's largest electric car manufacturer.

Chinese eye Atlantic Canada’s lithium project

Lithium prices have soared in the past year, and demand is set to outstrip supply by 2023.

Nemaska Lithium completes $69 million financing and commences trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange

The Corporation intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering for engineering fees in relation to the Whabouchi Mine and concentrator and the Shawinigan hydromet plant, down-payments for long lead items, drilling and for general working capital purposes.

Move over oil – lithium is the future of transportation

Just a few years ago, we would have scoffed at the idea that electric vehicles could be mainstream anytime soon, or that the global appetite for lithium-ion batteries and mass power storage would be so voracious, and so sudden.

INFOGRAPHIC: The evolution of battery technology

Battery technology already makes electric cars possible, as well as helping us to store emergency power, fly satellites, and use portable electronic devices.

Electric vehicles have the potential to be a significant disruptive force for commodities markets

Tesla Model 3 promises to move electric cars from niche to mainstream, spurring larger electric car adoption in transport, according to Wood Mackenzie’s latest research.

These are the world's 40 biggest mining companies

A lithium miner joins top ranks of listed mining firms for the first time as the price of the battery ingredient skyrockets.

An evaluation of the lithium mining environment in South America

The extent to which the lithium market will grow is contested, but market trends indicate that lithium will be an increasingly profitable sector within mining in the next five years.

Think beyond oil and gold: Interview with Mike 'Mish' Shedlock

There are other plays. Think electric vehicles and even driverless cars. Find what's undervalued now and get in on some of the games that will dictate glorious future wealth.

Blackrock backs Bacanora Minerals with $11 million investment

The move by the world's largest asset manager shows increasing interest in the lithium market.

Aussie firms back push to drive Argentina to world No 2 lithium supplier

There are fresh opportunitis to explore for new lithium resources in the rich Latin American footprint, says Latin Resources Managing Director, Chris Gale.

Back-to-back good news for Nevada Energy Metals

Nevada Energy Metals announced it has increased the exploration potential of the San Emidio property after adding an additional 69 claims to its position.

Potential lithium brines investigated in Australia

As society becomes more dependent on technology, metals like lithium are in high demand.

LiTHIUM X is not alone—profiling this marketplace darling and others in the sweet spot

After several years of bear markets for miners, many mining equities have lept upward in the last few months.

Canada-Chile lithium project in Argentina to begin operations in 2019

The Cauchari-Olaroz project, in northern Argentina, is forecast to initially produce 40,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent a year.

Precious metal: Is Nevada on the verge of a lithium rush?

A double-edged sword.

Tesla's plans fire up lithium shares

It’s Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk’s stated ambition to produce 500,000 electric cars by the end of this decade.

Gianni Kovacevic: A big increase in the number of electric cars means big demand for key commodities

Gianni Kovacevic is driving a Tesla across the US and promoting his book, 'My Electrician Drives a Porche'.

Lithium X bulks up for lithium boom

If you are one of the 15 cent Lithium X placees, your stock comes free trading on March 27 and congratulations.

INFOGRAPHIC: The extraordinary metals in an iPhone 6s

Today, we open up one of the world's most popular mobile handsets - the iPhone - to see what metals and materials make it all possible!