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.
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.
First Nation support for resource projects has become increasingly important to their success.
The facility aims to test a new lithium minerals process developed by the company over the past year.
Stock markets in Canada and the United States fell sharply on the news that China had allowed the yuan to drop 2%.
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, the world's No.1 copper producer, confirmed it will start legal actions against protesters this week.
One of the world’s leading battery manufacturers, Panasonic Corp, is predicting significant growth in emerging markets for lithium-ion batteries.
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.
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.
The proposed open-pit surface and underground spodumene mine will produce lithium, highly used in the manufacturing of batteries for cell phones and electric cars.
A group of demonstrators, however, continued to block some access roads on Thursday morning, attempting to seize a bus that was heading to the nearby Gabriela Mistral mine.
This wonder mineral is the backbone of our everyday lives, popping up in everything from the glass in our windows to our mountains of electronics.
Things took a turn for the worse Friday, when a worker was shot dead by police near the company's smaller Salvador mine in northern Chile.
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Showing over 1,250 attempted transactions, this list includes both successful and failed attempts in order to visualize the ebb and flow of Chinese investments up until mid-2014.
Lithium brine exploration has several benefits associated with it from a cost perspective.
Lee tells The Energy Report that he expects double-digit compound annual growth rates over the next few years as battery prices continue to fall and demand rises.
THEnergy observes increasing interest in storage solutions from industrial off-grid end-customers and project developers.
Production capacity of lithium-ion batteries is anticipated to more than triple by 2020.
Last night Tesla Motors launched a new range of batteries that can power homes and commercial buildings at a fraction of the expected cost.
Tesla will need to purchase at least 7,000 tonnes of spherical graphite, 5,000 tonnes of lithium hydroxide, and 1,500 tonnes of cobalt in 2015 ready to begin production by January 2016.
The plan seeks to tackle an almost yearlong delay in the project to turn century-old Chuquicamata open pit mine into an underground operation.
After a freak storm and flooding in Chile’s Atacama Desert temporarily closed one of the world’s leading lithium operations, fears of further supply squeezes and upward price pressure this year have been allayed after operations resumed.
In little under two decades, SQM SA has gone from entering the lithium market to dominating global production.
Just two years ago, Galaxy Resources Ltd. was overleveraged and unfocused.
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