At least six startups have recently placed or leased claims in the area. They join North Carolina-based Albemarle Corp., whose recently acquired Silver Peak mine and processing operation has been unearthing lithium from Clayton Valley’s brines since the mid-1960s.
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Wealth Minerals Ltd., reports that it has initiated an extensive lake-brine sampling and project evaluation program at the Laguna Verde Lithium Project in Chile.
Equipment and services suppliers will have to wait at least another year until they can fully feel the impact of this trend, says CSA Global — the world's second-largest mining sector consultancy.
One World Minerals Inc. announces second phase work program including 4000m of drilling on its Rico Litio Lithium Project
One World Minerals Inc. is pleased to announce the start of a second phase exploration program on the Company’s Rico Litio lithium property located in the State of California Baja Norte, Mexico.
Manganese is a critical and irreplaceable element used in steel production and used widely as a battery component.
MGX Minerals Inc. is pleased to announce it has entered into a Joint Operating Agreement with a private vendor to act as operator and acquire a 75% working interest in certain underlying Oil and Gas Leases located contiguous to the Company’s Lisbon Valley petrolithium project.
Near the extinct volcano known as Monte Pissis, high in the Andes on the Chile-Argentina border, is a prime location for lithium, the silvery-white metal used in the production of lithium-ion batteries.
Denver is the global capital of private capital raising for investment in the metals and mining sector.
The country, already the world's second largest producer of lithium, is seeking to create private-public partnerships to exploit 61% of its resource-rich territory, currently available for licensing.
"Investors are willing to back their positive sentiment towards natural resources with fresh capital commitments," says new study.
Matamec welcomes breakthrough discovery: IBM scientists store 1 bit of data on a single holmium atom
Matamec’s Kipawa deposit contains holmium, the heavy rare earth element essential to new storage technology that allows for 1000x more data to be stored than ever before.
Technology is only as good as the materials it is made from. That’s why graphene, a two-dimensional supermaterial made from carbon, is so exciting.
The Kvanefjeld project would also be the world’s second-biggest rare earths operation.
After rising aggressively, some would argue that lithium prices have already peaked.
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You've probably given little thought to a perennially overlooked metal called cobalt, even though chances are you’re reading this very article on a device powered by a battery containing a significant proportion of the metal.
The 15% Mineral Exploration Tax Credit, which was slated to expire at the end of this month, has been extended until March 31, 2018.
For the second consecutive year, PDAC will host the International Mines Ministers Summit (IMMS) with 25 countries attending to it.
Hafnium may not be a household word, but demand for the element is growing, and Alkane Resources is gearing up to take advantage.
Both provinces displaced Western Australia from the first to the third place thanks partly to their rich mineral reserves, competitive tax regimes, efficient permitting procedures, and certainty surrounding environmental regulations.
The Gochagar Lake project, until now property of Diamond Hunter, consists of four claims covering 3,759 hectares located in northern Saskatchewan.
Miners and explorers are only spending a third of what they did four years ago – and proportion of greenfield exploration are at record lows.
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