The touted expansion of the world's largest underground copper mine is two to three years behind schedule and will require $2 billion more than initially planned, said the company.
Today's infographic covers every aspect of lithium from its uses in technology to its elemental properties.
Game-changing disruptive technologies or sustainable end-user agreements are what companies need to succeed and he shares some likely names in the cobalt, lithium, nickel, graphite—even uranium—spaces in this interview with The Mining Report.
These are not very good news for the energy-starved copper producing nation.
Locks in exclusive rights to the only practical processing technology globally able to recover lithium from mica group minerals (sheet silicates)
As RB Energy Inc. flamed out and fell into creditor protection during the past couple of weeks, investors were shell-shocked.
2015 could see a battery surge as lithium hydroxide faces a shortage on strong global demand, says Benchmark
Where will Tesla Motors get the tons of lithium it will need to make advanced batteries at its Nevada gigafactory?
New study shows soaring demand for lithium in electric cars and estimates of supply growth don't come close. The opposite is true for rare earths.
Many technologies have been tested in the field or been fully installed, but their real-world applications have created constant questions around a number of fixed themes: the three-points concern cost, technology, and potential environmental impact, as well as the need for specific regulation and end-of-life management.
Still not as great as the current Model S.
Now more than ever, only select mining companies are attracting investors.
Data-driven efficiency innovations showcased at Grow Conference in Whistler.
Plant means jobs for 6,500 people.
Sector on verge of major breakout.
Hundreds of thousands have died over the years at the city's main silver mine, as a direct result of cave-ins, overwork, hunger and disease.
Two vehicle models to be built on same assembly line.
Available in 2017 for $35,000.
Superchargers replenish half a charge in as little as 20 minutes.
Metals, minerals play critical roles in smartphones, electric vehicles.
The country is also struggling with rising energy cost, which threatens the competitiveness of its copper industry and poses a major challenge for new developments.
Tesla has dubbed its $5-billion pet project, the "Gigafactory," and it could be up and running by 2017, prompting the need for battery-grade materials like graphite, lithium and cobalt.
CEO Elon Musk, credited with much of Tesla`s success, did not actually start the company.
Government created yesterday a national commission that will work on a new state policy for the exploitation of lithium.
The law, the first major overhaul of the country’s mining sector since 1997, denies cooperatives the right to partner with private companies, whether domestic or foreign.
The electric motor company's plans to double the globe's battery output will up graphite demand 152%, but sourcing cobalt outside the Congo could prove difficult.
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