BHP Billiton will add two electric vehicles to its 240 fleet of trucks at its Olympic Dam mine in South Australia. The vehicles are being tested looking at various performance measures, such as the vehicles’ […]
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BP Plc plans to acquire the U.K.’s largest electric vehicle charging company, the latest in a string of acquisitions by major oil companies in the growing market for greener transport.
Company decided to revise the terms of its planned 100% takeover of USA Lithium, which owns two projects in the US.
Talison aims to double production at Greenbushes by mid-2019, racing to secure more lithium to feed an expected boom in demand for EV batteries.
Managing the cobalt market could get interesting.
Strong demand growth will be largely focused on high-grade lithium, according to research firm Roskill.
Ponce has held power at SQM since it was privatized under Pinochet in the 1980s and is still the largest shareholder.
Battery materials can charge mining's next supercycle but new study says automakers will "throw away tens of billions" making electric vehicles no-one wants.
Sold-state batteries have been made with ceramics and glass.
Azincourt Energy Corp and New Age Metals, have recently become the largest claim holder for lithium projects in the Winnipeg River Pegmatite Field.
The world's top miner is said to have hired Goldman Sachs to assist with the sale of the Western Australia-based nickel operation.
Copper, iron ore prices drop, mining majors punished as US threatens more tariffs on "predatory" Chinese imports and Beijing calls it "blackmail".
The Competition Commission of India green-lighted the $4.1 billion deal reached in May between the Canadian potash giant and China’s Tianqi Lithium.
The country's antitrust regulator is investigating the effects on the market of Chinese miner Tianqi Lithium acquisition of a 24% stake in SQM, the world's second largest lithium producer,
Panasonic Corp expects to more than triple its cobalt consumption in five years' time.
A week choc-a-bloc with billion dollar copper, iron ore and cobalt deals ends with huge drop in prices and sell-off in stocks of mining's biggest names.
Deal would have added two lithium projects – the Big Sandy lithium clay project in Arizona and the Lordsburg lithium brine project in New Mexico – to Hawkstone’s portfolio.
No surprise who the winner is.
China is home to the majority of the world's lithium processing facilities and sucks up most output of top producer Australia.
It produced 4,600 tonnes of lithium more than Chile in 2017 boosted mainly by record output at Mt Cattlin and Mt Marion mines.
CITIC Metal will own 20% of the Canadian miner, which makes its biggest shareholder.
The battery cell maker is working on the first section of the factory, in Skellefteå in the north of Sweden, which will be completed in 2020 and produce eight gigawatt cell capacity per year.
The exchange said in March that any launch of a new cobalt contract would not be until the end of 2018 or early 2019.
The companies are committed to explore for mineral deposits first in the Asian country and then the rest of the world .
Lithium, copper and nickel.