Lithium Mining News

Canada Lithium punished over bought-deal financing

Canada Lithium Corp shares were marked down more than 8% on Tuesday on massive volumes, after announcing bought-deal financing that investors thought were selling the company cheaply.

Sweeping changes to Myanmar mining laws planned

Less state involvement, possible lifting of ban on ore exports and smoother licensing process envisaged for South Asian nation.

GM's battery switch more good news for lead

Lowly lead predicted to be 2014's best performing metal.

Press Release: Canada Lithium Announces Project Update

Mining operations continued at a reduced level and approximately 100,000 tonnes of ore remain on stockpile at the crusher.

Bolivia to open bids for world’s biggest iron ore deposit

The Mutún reserve is home to 20 billion tonnes of iron ore.

Two ways to capitalize on accelerating lithium demand: Luisa Moreno

The sleekest, most efficient electronic product is nothing without the battery that powers it. Enter lithium, the raw material battery manufacturers depend on.

Chile’s Codelco abandons plans to mine lithium

Despite the opportunities in the market, the copper giant will focus on its key projects instead.

Mad scramble for shares of Canadian lithium junior

Critical Elements Corporation is developing a hard-rock lithium and tantalum mine and plant in northern Quebec.

Canada Lithium Corp secures $15 million private placement

The convertible debenture loan from Apollo Global Management will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes.

Canada Lithium shares jump 11% after first production run

The first shipment of 99.5% battery-grade lithium to China from the company's Quebec plant should happen this week.

Lithium demand: it's all about those everyday rechargeable batteries

Battieres accounted for 27% of global lithium consumption.

America finds massive source of lithium in Wyoming

There could be up to 18 million tons of lithium there, worth up to roughly $500 billion at current market prices

New Wyoming lithium deposit could meet all U.S. demand

The U.S. currently imports more than 80% of the lithium it uses, with the silvery metal winding up in batteries from cell phones to electric cars.

Myanmar to review existing mining and energy contracts

The move comes as the nation gets ready to sign up to the Norway-based Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

The UK goes after a piece of the Afghan $1 trillion mining pie

The government has set up a three-year, $15 million plan to back mining and oil and gas projects in Afghanistan.

Myanmar: No incendiary weapons used on copper mine protest crackdown

The country rejected Saturday an independent report claiming security forces used white phosphorus in a crackdown on a Chinese-backed copper mine protest last November.

Shell opens its largest grease plant in China

Company set to supply growing demand in world's biggest auto market.

Painting a rosy picture of lithium and tantalum

Quebec junior’s Rose project to make the most of rapidly changing market for critical minerals

Canada Lithium Signs Off-take Agreement with Marubeni for up to 5,000 tonnes per year of Lithium Carbonate

It has signed a three-year distributorship agreement with Marubeni Corporation, one of Japan's largest commodities trading companies.

Zinc key ingredient to make the ultimate portable battery

The innovation could enable a completely new generation of devices, known so far as wearable electronics.

Investments in lithium projects in Argentina total USD 4 billion in 2012

Global lithium reserves are estimated to total 10 million metric tons, of which 9 million metric tons are thought to be located in Latin America, mainly Argentina, Chile and Bolivia.

Lithium Americas to invest ARS 3 billion in lithium, potasium project in Argentina

Lithium Americas has announced it will invest ARS 3 billion (USD 816.75 million) in its Caucharí-Olaroz mining project in Argentina.

Ancient plant dye used to make eco-friendly biomass batteries

Ancient plant dye acts as outstanding organic electrode

Monarques Resources announces the discovery of a Lithium Pegmatite with 1.96% Li2O on 12.0 m on its Lemare property

The discovery of a Lithium Pegmatite, with 1.96% Li2O on 12.0m, occured on the company`s Lemare property, Canada.

Afghanistan grants key copper and gold permits

The government of Afghanistan announced Friday its preferred bidders for three of its four current mineral tenders, with a consortium backed by City of London banker Ian Hannam, former BHP Billiton CEO Chip Goodyear and Poland’s multibillionaire Jan Kulczyk, emerging as the biggest winner.