The company is planning to sell new shares worth about 100-125 million euros ($117-$147 mln) in a deal valuing it at about 400-500 million euros.
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The country's car industry currently employs about 840,000 people, with 210,000 of them working on powertrain production, the sub-sector set to be the worst hit.
Vietnam is aiming to increase the use of household solar energy equipment to 12 percent by 2020, and 26 percent by 2030.
Chilean lithium producer SQM shares punished after $1 billion of shares auctioned below ruling price.
The number of electric cars, including battery-electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell electric passenger light-duty vehicles, increased by 57% in 2017 from the previous year.
Time to curb your enthusiasm about the electric vehicle boom and surging demand, prices for lithium, cobalt, nickel, rare earth and graphite?
The land is located in the northern area of the giant Salar del Hombre Muerto salt flat.
While lithium today isn’t the linchpin of Chile’s economy (that would be copper), miners are aggressively expanding production.
SQM, world no 3 lithium miner, plans to nearly quadruple capacity in fewer than three years – to the equivalent of 84% of global output last year.
In a written decision, it said it was "the responsibility of the lower-court judge" who is reviewing the case and was not a constitutional issue.
The Trump administration is strategizing to reduce import reliance for metals "critical to the economic and national security of the United States."
However, the Canadian Mining Eye index — which tracks the performance of 100 Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange mid-tier and junior mining companies — dropped 8% in the three months to March 2018.
Chilean miner SQM said on Thursday that it would invest $525 million to boost its lithium production capacity in Chile through 2021.
Lack of clarity on environmental rules, overlapping federal and local taxes, and regulations that vary from province to province continue to loom over proposed mines.
Alberta's E3 Metals Corp. developed a chemical extraction process that allows lithium to be produced in hours.
SQM shares plunge after Tanqi Lithium acquisition seems to indicate cooling fervour for lithium assets.
The Asian firm has bought a 24% stake in Chile’s Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM), one of the world’s biggest lithium producers.
Despite mining contributing about 6 per cent of the country's GDP, a study revealed that almost six out of 10 of young Australians know nothing at all about mining careers.
The experts developed a new process for creating lithium metal that may boost the energy and capacity of rechargeable batteries.
Vancouver-based Strongbow Exploration expects the London listing to help it raise 25 million pounds ($34 million) over the next 18 months, which will use to study the feasibility of resuming production at the South Crofty tin mine in Cornwall.
The world’s largest potash miner said it expected to have an announcement on the matter by the end of June.
Australia's Lithium Power International and Canada's Bearing Lithium have sued Chile to block state-run Codelco from exploiting a lithium deposit where both have claims.
Chinese companies continue to aggressively try securing steady supply of lithium, a key ingredient in the making of batteries that power electric cars.
Electric vehicle manufacturer has reduced cobalt usage in its batteries by 59%.
Lack of new projects, investment deficit and increasing political risk will hit supply of cobalt, lithium, copper and nickel, key metals for making the batteries that power electric cars.