Miners have to look at debt, private investors and alternative financing like pre-pays for growth capital according to new report.
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The China Lithium-Ion Battery market has seen a massive surge in growth over the last years, with a CAGR in excess of 50% since GCiS’ previous research conducted in 2011.
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Veolia Water Technologies is providing HPD® Evaporation and Crystallization equipment vital to the operations of General Lithium Ltd’s new lithium hydroxide monohydrate and lithium carbonate plant in Jiangxi Province, China.
While quarterly earnings beat analysts expectations, revenue fell short of estimates and CAT also lowered its full-year guidance.
The world’s largest heavy machinery maker has logged a 18% drop in global sales of machinery for the three-month period ended in September.
He envisions people living in big glass-carbon fiber domes on the surface, with additional areas mined out below the surface by robots for "industrial" uses.
The country's sector, dominated by precious metals and zinc, will be well-positioned for the expected price outperformance of these commodities, shows new report.
After more than tripling in price this year, Lithium is no longer that dull commodity we take for granted in our consumer electronics: It's the commodity powering the next, undeniable energy revolution.
Last year, the country's cobalt production accounted for just over half of the world's output.
The assays result ranged from 347ppm to 1000ppm Li, the highest values received to date from the project.
While many still see space mining as science fiction, global recruitment expert Fircroft has compiled data that proves it feasible.
The company's stock has fared better than many competitors in the last two years, boosted by the resilience of the lithium price, which has tripled since 2000 regardless of the commodity cycle.
Lithium companies continue to lead the stock market. While the TSX Composite gained about 13% year-to-date and S&P 500 scored a mere 6.4%, lithium companies grew by a stunning 24%.
US imports 91% of its rare earth needs from China as low price environment bankrupts producers and stalls projects elsewhere.
Regardless of where a person stands on Tesla and Elon, the story remains downright fascinating for many reasons.
The world’s biggest coal producer expects to reach targets for cutting unneeded capacity by the end of 2016, which is earlier than planned.
The commodity research teams at Macquarie and Barclays, however, are not as optimistic when it comes to potash, aluminum and steel.
Texas-based Ocean Minerals says the area is also rich in scandium, a key ingredient for making an extremely light, strong, corrosion resistant, heat tolerant and weldable alloy.
The government will conduct a year-long airborne survey to map mineral deposits.
Avalon announces results of positive preliminary economic assessment for its Separation Rapids lithium project
The purpose of the PEA was to investigate the potential for recovery of a lithium product suitable for the battery market from Avalon’s lithium resource near Kenora, Ontario.
The current lithium frenzy will end badly while gold bugs should look at the riper opportunities available in copper and platinum, according to mining financier Robert Friedland.
The explore-develop-produce model cannot be eliminated, but there are plenty of models that work within it or alongside it. Two are worth mentioning.
The amount of lithium being produced in North America will not be enough to meet the growing demand for electric vehicles, but the problem could be alleviated through recycling, says a renowned authority on specialty metals.