Lithium Mining News

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.

Vancouver junior's Tesla-inspired surge evaporates

Pure Energy Minerals' early stage lithium brine project is in Nevada where Tesla's feeling pressure to spend $1.3 billion in tax breaks from the state.

Big name investors are piling back into commodities

A few legendary influencers are making huge bets right now on commodities, an area that’s faced—and continues to face—some pretty strong headwinds.

Elon Musk: More Tesla Gigafactory lithium deals to come

Tesla Motors' CEO Elon Musk has admitted the company is pursuing lithium deals in Nevada.

US Rare Earth Minerals says it has no supply deal with Tesla

The company that sealed the high-profile deal to supply lithium to electric carmaker is in fact London-based Rare Earth Minerals (LON:REM).

Tesla begins Gigafactory sourcing with lithium supply deal

London-based Bacanora Minerals and Rare Earth Minerals have received the go-ahead to supply lithium hydroxide to Tesla's lithium-ion battery megafactory from its clay deposit in Mexico's north-west should the new project reach production.

INFOGRAPHIC – On the precipice: Will global markets follow commodities off the cliff?

Today may be the end of this trend of divergence. US equities are at a precipice: fueled by low rates and quantitative easing for years, they have finally started to tumble from record highs.

New landscape for BC mining environmental reviews

First Nation support for resource projects has become increasingly important to their success.

Avalon Rare Metals begins pilot plant program at lithium asset

The facility aims to test a new lithium minerals process developed by the company over the past year.

China's surprise currency move is more bad news for Canadian commodities

Stock markets in Canada and the United States fell sharply on the news that China had allowed the yuan to drop 2%.

Thinking outside the commodity box: Benchmark's investment primer for lithium, cobalt and graphite

Simon Moores, managing director of London-based Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, and the firm's analyst, Andrew Miller, provide insight into minerals that they say need to shed their labels as traditional commodities and embrace their future as niche, raw-material solutions for a growing list of technology manufacturers.

Codelco says over $15 million in damages due to strike at Salvador mine

Codelco, the world's No.1 copper producer, confirmed it will start legal actions against protesters this week.

Chart: Panasonic predicts lithium-ion utility storage surge

One of the world’s leading battery manufacturers, Panasonic Corp, is predicting significant growth in emerging markets for lithium-ion batteries.

CRA targeting mining-sector tax havens

It’s an issue that the Canadians for Tax Fairness and the Liberal Party of Canada appear to be hoping to make a federal election issue.

Work continues

There are good companies doing promising work. Yes, the news flow is slower than in better markets, but that doesn’t mean it’s crickets out there.