Mining News Pro - Core Lithium has received a mine management plan approval from the Northern Territory Government to build the Finniss lithium project near Darwin.

Mining News Pro - The slowdown in China’s electric vehicle sector could have knock-on effects on the battery metals market in both the short and long run.

Mining News Pro - Neometals has completed the pilot plant test work on its lithium-ion battery recycling technology, meeting all technical objectives set and confirming the recovery of high purity chemicals for re-use in the battery supply chain.

Mining News Pro - The coronavirus pandemic is hobbling U.S. efforts to produce lithium, rare earths and other materials used in electric vehicles and high-tech equipment, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump’s plan to curb Chinese control of the strategic minerals sector.

Mining News Pro - Orocobre has moved operations at its Olaroz lithium facility in Argentina to care and maintenance. As well, the company has suspended all development activities related to the stage 2 expansion.

Mining News Pro - Researchers from Germany’s Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg, known by its initials ZSW, just launched the ZellkoBatt, a project aimed at optimizing large-format lithium-ion cells for automotive applications, while cutting the costs of components as well as manufacturing processes.

Mining News Pro - Bacanora continues to progress all its workstreams at the Sonora project in Mexico, the lithium exploration and development company announced Monday.

Mining News Pro - Lithium Americas announced on Friday that construction activities at the Cauchari-Olaroz lithium project in Jujuy, Argentina, are temporarily suspended, in accordance with government-mandated restrictions in response to covid-19.

Mining News Pro - After the coronavirus outbreak caused a nationwide shortage of face masks in January, Chinese officials were quick to ensure that Tesla Inc. wouldn’t be left without.

Mining News Pro - Top lithium miners in Chile, the world´s No.2 producer of the ultralight battery metal, ramped up sanitary precautions at their Atacama salt flat mining operations to protect workers from the coronavirus outbreak, but said impact on output was minimal thus far.

Mining News Pro - Infinity Lithium Corporation has struck a binding sales agreement to divest of its potash assets in Gabon, allowing the company to focus on its San Jose lithium project, in Spain.

Mining News Pro - Graphite and lithium-ion battery hopeful Magnis Energy Technologies has increased its shareholding in the iM3 New York battery plant from 50.86% to 53.39%

Mining News Pro - Galaxy Resources has put its ore sorters into operation at the Mt Cattlin spodumene project in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Lithium Americas announced Friday that it expects a delay on the construction of its Caucharí-Olaroz lithium project in Jujuy, Argentina.

Mining News Pro - Neo Lithium Corp announced that it has produced battery-grade lithium carbonate at its pilot plant in Fiambalá using concentrated brine from its wholly-owned Tres Quebradas -or 3Q- lithium project in Argentina.

Mining News Pro - IronRidge has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of Joy Transporters’ share capital, giving IronRidge full ownership of a further highly prospective lithium exploration portfolio in Ghana.

Mining News Pro - Albemarle, the world’s largest producer of lithium for electric vehicle batteries, said on Tuesday it is experiencing a “weak” first quarter in China, where most of the company’s processing facilities and customers are located.

Mining News Pro - A new filtration technique could cut the time needed to produce lithium raw materials at South America’s vast evaporation ponds to hours from months, according to a study by a group of international scientists.

Mining News Pro - Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute published a study where they demonstrate that it is possible to overcome a persistent challenge known as ‘dendrites’ to create a metal battery that performs nearly as well as a lithium-ion battery.

Mining News Pro - Emerging Australian lithium miner Sayona Mining announced on Monday that the company has submitted a bid for Québec’s North American Lithium (NAL). The bid was lodged before the stated deadline on February 21.

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