Lithium Mining News

Move over oil – lithium is the future of transportation

Just a few years ago, we would have scoffed at the idea that electric vehicles could be mainstream anytime soon, or that the global appetite for lithium-ion batteries and mass power storage would be so voracious, and so sudden.

INFOGRAPHIC: The evolution of battery technology

Battery technology already makes electric cars possible, as well as helping us to store emergency power, fly satellites, and use portable electronic devices.

Electric vehicles have the potential to be a significant disruptive force for commodities markets

Tesla Model 3 promises to move electric cars from niche to mainstream, spurring larger electric car adoption in transport, according to Wood Mackenzie’s latest research.

These are the world's 40 biggest mining companies

A lithium miner joins top ranks of listed mining firms for the first time as the price of the battery ingredient skyrockets.

An evaluation of the lithium mining environment in South America

The extent to which the lithium market will grow is contested, but market trends indicate that lithium will be an increasingly profitable sector within mining in the next five years.

Think beyond oil and gold: Interview with Mike 'Mish' Shedlock

There are other plays. Think electric vehicles and even driverless cars. Find what's undervalued now and get in on some of the games that will dictate glorious future wealth.

Blackrock backs Bacanora Minerals with $11 million investment

The move by the world's largest asset manager shows increasing interest in the lithium market.

Aussie firms back push to drive Argentina to world No 2 lithium supplier

There are fresh opportunitis to explore for new lithium resources in the rich Latin American footprint, says Latin Resources Managing Director, Chris Gale.

Back-to-back good news for Nevada Energy Metals

Nevada Energy Metals announced it has increased the exploration potential of the San Emidio property after adding an additional 69 claims to its position.

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.