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It has decided not to go ahead with a proposed $100-million share sale to help it fund the Mexican project.
From the $939bn invested in major projects between 2008 and 2017, the world’s top 40 mining companies by market cap. wrote-off $273bn or 29% of the initial capital outlay.
The London Metal Exchange has asked companies that assess prices of battery-grade lithium to submit proposals to supply a reference for the cash-settled contracts it plans to launch next year.
Company aims to be the first significant world producer outside of China of dysprosium, used by electric vehicle makers in the manufacturing of engine magnets.
Company plans to complete a feasibility study next year, which will reveal whether the proposed $800 million, underground lithium-uranium mine can and should be built.
Financial Times says the LME will launch a cash-settled lithium contract in the second half of 2019, which would allow traders to speculate on prices for the metal.
Over 1,500 mining companies were operating in the South American country in 2016.
BMW already signed up as the factory's main client.
Canadian junior MGX has entered into an option agreement to earn into the Kibby Basin lithium brine project, in Nevada.
Panasonic has already significantly reduced cobalt content, to about 10 percent in its nickel-cobalt-aluminium cathode chemistry.
Salar Blanco, which is 50 percent-owned by Lithium Power International, has dropped a lawsuit against Chile to block state-run Codelco from exploiting a lithium deposit where both have claims.
The Chilean government said Salar Blanco could apply for a special operating license for its Maricunga project.
Chinese electric vehicle ecosystem continues to expand.
Shipments of the key ingredient for making batteries that power electric cars and high tech devices climbed 47% in 2017 to $684.2 million.
MGX Minerals is rolling out technology that cleans and harvests lithium from wastewater generated by oil and gas – 80m barrels a day in North America alone.
Beijing Electric Vehicle Co.,is preparing for a stock-market listing and starting a battery-swap service to reduce customers’ range anxiety and keep up with similar offerings from rivals.
Shares in European carmakers are having their best trading day in two years after a U.S. official floated a proposal to eliminate vehicle-import tariffs on both sides of the Atlantic.
"Our priority is to develop our existing lithium deposit in Argentina. But we are also looking for other deposits in Chile, Argentina and Brazil,"- Eramet Chief Executive Officer Christel Bories
Don't get your hopes up.
Canada's Nemaska Lithium now has agreements in place for 90% of production from its Whabouchi hard rock mine and processing plant.
Women’s cries just after 1 a.m. confirmed Barnabe Samuel Mussa’s worst fears -- an attack was underway.
Despite bullish forecasts for global demand, lithium may have a funding problem.
A German battery plant could help ease an expected negative impact in the workforce employed by the local automotive industry.
BHP Billiton will add two electric vehicles to its 240 fleet of trucks at its Olympic Dam mine in South Australia. The vehicles are being tested looking at various performance measures, such as the vehicles’ […]