Lithium

Bolivia to revise new mining law

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 11, 2014
Bolivia to revise new mining law

Bolivian President Evo Morales and leaders of the National Federation of Mining Cooperatives have formed a commission to quickly redraft at least three controversial articles of the recently-approved ruling.

France targets Africa with new $550m state mining company

Frik Els | February 24, 2014
France targets Africa with new $550m state mining company

France resurrects its 17th century economic policy, sets up state miner to explore for rare earths and gold focusing on francophone Africa and South America.

Myanmar’s gold workers call the government to pass mining law

Cecilia Jamasmie | February 12, 2014
Myanmar’s gold workers call the government to pass mining law

The precarious conditions gold miners face daily have forced them to demand a swiftly approval of regulations.

Sugar battery runs better without lithium, platinum

Virginia Tech | January 28, 2014
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Researcher see usage in portable electronics in as soon as three years.

Quebec's Bill 70 came into effect: here is what that means

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The bill generally adds certain requirements to the application for conversion, most of which codify existing industry best practices.

Levi Spry highlights quality Australian projects that will find funding

The Gold Report | December 24, 2013
Australia

Quality will win out, says Levi Spry, senior resources analyst at GMP Securities Australia.

Canada Lithium punished over bought-deal financing

Frik Els | October 22, 2013
Canada Lithium punished over bought-deal financing

Canada Lithium Corp shares were marked down more than 8% on Tuesday on massive volumes, after announcing bought-deal financing that investors thought were selling the company cheaply.

Sweeping changes to Myanmar mining laws planned

Frik Els | October 13, 2013
Sweeping changes to Myanmar mining laws planned

Less state involvement, possible lifting of ban on ore exports and smoother licensing process envisaged for South Asian nation.

GM's battery switch more good news for lead

Frik Els | October 13, 2013
GM's battery switch more good news for lead

Lowly lead predicted to be 2014's best performing metal.

Press Release: Canada Lithium Announces Project Update

MINING.com Editor | October 5, 2013
Canada Lithium

Mining operations continued at a reduced level and approximately 100,000 tonnes of ore remain on stockpile at the crusher.

Bolivia to open bids for world’s biggest iron ore deposit

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 2, 2013
Bolivia to open bids for world’s biggest iron ore deposit

The Mutún reserve is home to 20 billion tonnes of iron ore.

Two ways to capitalize on accelerating lithium demand: Luisa Moreno

The Energy Report | August 24, 2013

The sleekest, most efficient electronic product is nothing without the battery that powers it. Enter lithium, the raw material battery manufacturers depend on.

Chile’s Codelco abandons plans to mine lithium

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 21, 2013
Chile’s Codelco abandons plans to mine lithium

Despite the opportunities in the market, the copper giant will focus on its key projects instead.

Mad scramble for shares of Canadian lithium junior

Frik Els | August 1, 2013
Mad scramble for shares of Canadian lithium junior

Critical Elements Corporation is developing a hard-rock lithium and tantalum mine and plant in northern Quebec.

Canada Lithium Corp secures $15 million private placement

Ana Komnenic | July 4, 2013
Canada Lithium punished over bought-deal financing

The convertible debenture loan from Apollo Global Management will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes.

Canada Lithium shares jump 11% after first production run

Frik Els | July 3, 2013
Canada Lithium

The first shipment of 99.5% battery-grade lithium to China from the company's Quebec plant should happen this week.

Lithium demand: it's all about those everyday rechargeable batteries

lithium battery usage

Battieres accounted for 27% of global lithium consumption.

America finds massive source of lithium in Wyoming

Oilprice.com | May 4, 2013
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There could be up to 18 million tons of lithium there, worth up to roughly $500 billion at current market prices

New Wyoming lithium deposit could meet all U.S. demand

Oilprice.com | May 3, 2013

The U.S. currently imports more than 80% of the lithium it uses, with the silvery metal winding up in batteries from cell phones to electric cars.

Myanmar to review existing mining and energy contracts

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 12, 2013
Myanmar to review existing mining and energy contracts

The move comes as the nation gets ready to sign up to the Norway-based Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

The UK goes after a piece of the Afghan $1 trillion mining pie

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 7, 2013
The UK goes after a piece of the Afghan $1 trillion mining pie

The government has set up a three-year, $15 million plan to back mining and oil and gas projects in Afghanistan.

Myanmar: No incendiary weapons used on copper mine protest crackdown

Cecilia Jamasmie | February 16, 2013
Myanmar: No incendiary weapons used on copper mine protest crackdown

The country rejected Saturday an independent report claiming security forces used white phosphorus in a crackdown on a Chinese-backed copper mine protest last November.

Shell opens its largest grease plant in China

Kerry Hall | January 18, 2013
Cars in China

Company set to supply growing demand in world's biggest auto market.

Painting a rosy picture of lithium and tantalum

Frik Els | January 17, 2013
Mad scramble for shares of Canadian lithium junior

Quebec junior’s Rose project to make the most of rapidly changing market for critical minerals

Canada Lithium Signs Off-take Agreement with Marubeni for up to 5,000 tonnes per year of Lithium Carbonate

CNW Group | January 10, 2013

It has signed a three-year distributorship agreement with Marubeni Corporation, one of Japan's largest commodities trading companies.

Zinc key ingredient to make the ultimate portable battery

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 8, 2013
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The innovation could enable a completely new generation of devices, known so far as wearable electronics.

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