Lithium Mining News

Mexico's mining sector to reach $17.8bn by 2020 on the back of silver, zinc prices

The country's sector, dominated by precious metals and zinc, will be well-positioned for the expected price outperformance of these commodities, shows new report.

Tesla, Apple and Uber push lithium prices even higher

After more than tripling in price this year, Lithium is no longer that dull commodity we take for granted in our consumer electronics: It's the commodity powering the next, undeniable energy revolution.

The race for lithium heats up

Is lithium the new super-mineral? Analysts seem to think so.

New Mexican lithium discovery for Australian-Canadian partners

The assays result ranged from 347ppm to 1000ppm Li, the highest values received to date from the project.

Bacanora completes drilling at its lithium project in Mexico

The company's stock has fared better than many competitors in the last two years, boosted by the resilience of the lithium price, which has tripled since 2000 regardless of the commodity cycle.

The only lithium deal backed by gold

Lithium companies continue to lead the stock market. While the TSX Composite gained about 13% year-to-date and S&P 500 scored a mere 6.4%, lithium companies grew by a stunning 24%.

China to reach target in cutting coal overcapacity by year-end

The world’s biggest coal producer expects to reach targets for cutting unneeded capacity by the end of 2016, which is earlier than planned.

Avalon announces results of positive preliminary economic assessment for its Separation Rapids lithium project

The purpose of the PEA was to investigate the potential for recovery of a lithium product suitable for the battery market from Avalon’s lithium resource near Kenora, Ontario.

Copper, platinum key to future of auto industry, mining financier says

The current lithium frenzy will end badly while gold bugs should look at the riper opportunities available in copper and platinum, according to mining financier Robert Friedland.

Rare metals expert predicts North American shortage of lithium for EVs 

The amount of lithium being produced in North America will not be enough to meet the growing demand for electric vehicles, but the problem could be alleviated through recycling, says a renowned authority on specialty metals.

Investors can't get enough of South America's 'lithium triangle'

More than half of the world’s identified resources of the mineral are found in South America's "lithium triangle", a region where Canada's Wealth Minerals has been acquiring assets.

First heavy rare earths mine in Australia gets pilot plant approved 

The Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) green-lighted the Browns Range Pilot Plant Project Management Plan earlier this month.

Yes, the uranium market is bad but remember gold's turn?

"When this market turns it will be a lot of fun again."

Molycorp thrown a lifeline

Bankrupt Molycorp (OTCMKTS:MCPIQ) has been offered a vital loan to keep its Mountain Pass mine under care and maintenance.

Lithium ion battery exports reach new peak in H1

Japan and South Korea have both recorded record high levels of lithium-ion battery exports in H1 2016, as auto companies ramp up battery consumption to power new all-electric offerings.

Striking Bolivian miners lift roadblock after killing country’s deputy minister

Rodolfo Illanes (56) was kidnapped Thursday, tortured and beaten to death according to officials.

Could a lithium shortage de-rail the electric car boom?

Lithium is our new fuel, but like fossil fuels, the reserves we're currently tapping into are finite—and that's what investors can take to the bank.

Investing in the new resource bull market

After four grinding years of falling metal prices and vanishing market capitalizations, we have seen a stunning shift in market sentiment since mid-January, says Matt Geiger of MJG Capital. Multiple physical commodities are now in technical bull markets.

Bolivia sets high hopes on its lithium industry

The country began shipping lithium to China this week, in what is considered the first step towards fulfilling its ambitions to becoming the world’s No. 1 exporter of the commodity.

Eguana skunks Tesla

Bob Moriarty discusses a tiny Canadian technology company based in Calgary with an award winning battery/power converter that is more powerful, more portable and easier to install than the Tesla equivalent.

Lithium-ion battery stock picking challenge launched

The challenge runs from September 5th to December 2nd.

Lithium market small but complex

Every junior commodity market has its share of pretenders to go along with the contenders as prices and demand move up.

INFOGRAPHIC: All US energy consumption in one giant diagram

This particular one shows the total estimated energy consumption in the United States in 2015, and how energy flowed from source to the final destination.

Wealth Minerals signs option agreement for copper deposits in Western Canada

The deal covers the Jesse Creek porphyry copper property, located north of Merritt, BC and is subject to a 2% net smelter return royalty reserved by the property owners.

China’s war on coal keeps fuelling prices recovery — up 30% since April

Beijing’s decision to ease production has sent coal prices soaring this summer.