Lithium Mining News

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!

Chile helping miners to stay afloat, but threat of labour reform, lower copper prices loom

The government has set aside some $20 million through June to assist small and medium miners

VSA Capital's Paul Renken: Gold and lithium companies that are sizzling hot

In this interview with The Gold Report, Renken provides the gold, lithium and uranium names with sizzle.

Exclusive: Significant new lithium discovery in Argentina

A large and high-grade lithium brine lake and associated salar with low contaminants has recently been discovered in Argentina.

Electric car war sends lithium prices sky high

With lithium prices skyrocketing beyond wildest expectations, talk heating up about acquisitions and mergers in this space and a fast-brewing war among electric car rivals, it’s no wonder everyone’s bullish on this golden commodity that promises to become the ‘’new gasoline”.

South Korea's rise to lithium prominence

The nation now accounts for 10% of global lithium demand and is the fourth largest global market.

Tesla Powerwall begins to ship, what does this mean?

Tesla Energy’s Powerwall has to started to ship on a global scale with customers in Australia receiving the first of the company’s lithium-ion battery packs designed to power homes.

Veteran investor Rick Rule reveals a unique arbitrage opportunity

Rick praises innovative precious metals streams on base metal projects and one Canadian company that is adding value and being rewarded for it.

Argentinian lithium-potash project sold for $5 million

Canadian merchant bank Aberdeen International (TSX:AAB) has purchased a lithium-potash project in Argentina through a share purchase agreement valued at CAD$5 million.

The world's 10 driest mines

Average annual precipitation at many of these mines is zero.

Why CSR makes sense for communities, companies and investors

Mining executives tell The Gold Report that the most effective corporate social responsibility programs (CSR) are orchestrated cooperatively instead of applied prescriptively.

Rio Tinto bets on lithium as Tesla yet to sign major supply deal

The miner is seeking strategic alliances with battery or car manufacturers to underpin the development of its Jadar lithium-borate project in Serbia.

How to win in any market: 9 rules for contrarian investing

When it comes to investing, the first rule thing you need to learn is effective management of your emotions.

Bacanora’s lithium project in Mexico three times richer than thought

The Sonora project holds 5.0 million tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent, which is 337% higher that the previously reported 1.14 million tonnes.

Elon Musk's Hyperloop takes a step forward

Elon Musk famously proposed the idea of the Hyperloop a few years ago, and suggested it could be a revolutionary method for travel based on available technology today.

Forget Vegas, Nevada is now about Reno and lithium

Nevada is booming as new lithium companies rush in to stake out targets and massive business development gets underway, from Tesla to Amazon and Apple.

Jeb Handwerger predicts new wave of lithium and graphite winners in wake of Tesla deal

In this interview with The Energy Report, he singles out the unloved companies that could become media darlings in the coming boom in energy metals, uranium and—eventually—oil sectors.

Rare Earth Minerals logs loss, but hopes more Tesla-like agreements to the rescue

The company reported a £1.2 million pre-tax loss in the first six months of 2015, widening from the £191,000 loss reported a year earlier.