Lithium

Mining News Pro - The Sun is likely to produce lithium in the future, according to a new study by scientists at the National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Mining News Pro - Lithium miner Galaxy Resources has extended its existing offtake agreement with Yahua International Investment and Development Co by a further three years until the end of 2025.

Mining News Pro - Vale and mining gear maker Epiroc announced that they have finalized the world’s first Batteries as a Service (BaaS) agreement, which is a new approach for utilizing battery technology in mining operations.

Mining News Pro - Lithium-ion batteries play a central role in the world of technology, powering everything from smartphones to smart cars, and one of the people who helped commercialize them says he has a way to cut mass production costs by 90% and significantly improve their safety.

Mining News Pro - Western Australia has been tipped as the prime location for a battery cathode active material (CAM) manufacturing destination, according to a new report.

Mining News Pro - Australia’s Galaxy Resources confirmed on Tuesday that it is on track to begin production at its Sal de Vida lithium brine project in Argentina by 2022, despite the covid-19 pandemic impacting the development schedule.

Mining News Pro - A previously side-lined EV battery cathode material – LFP, composed of lithium iron and phosphate – has come to the forefront in 2020, thanks to its safety, low cost, and the simplified battery pack design that it allows, a white paper published by Roskill reveals.

Mining News Pro - Core Lithium’s latest studies at the Finniss project in Northern Territory have delivered a 159 per cent increase in ore reserves, doubling the site’s projected mine life.

Mining News Pro - The coronavirus pandemic has paused the electric vehicle revolution, forcing producers of battery metal lithium into survival mode with output cuts, expansion delays and sales of major assets.

Mining News Pro - The Environmental and Mining Authority of Argentina’s Salta province approved Millennial Lithium’s environmental impact assessment for the construction and operation of its Pastos Grandes project.

Mining News Pro - AVZ Minerals is set to award $US300 million ($432 million) worth of tenders to develop its Manono lithium-tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mining News Pro - Altura Mining has secured a supplier contract and multi-year offtake agreement with global lithium leader, China’s Hunan Yongshan Lithium.

Mining News Pro - Albemarle has chosen ARMS Reliability’s asset strategy management software to enhance maintenance for its Wodgina lithium joint venture (JV) project with Mineral Resources (MinRes) in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - The number of publicly accessible charging points for electric vehicles (EV) jumped 60% in 2019, the biggest increase in three years and outpacing sales of battery-powered cars, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Mining News Pro - BloombergNEF, the primary research service for Bloomberg, is forecasting an 18% drop in electric vehicle (EV) sales this year due to disruptions to battery metals supply chains from the covid-19 pandemic.

Mining News Pro - Finland-based research, development and innovation organisation VTT says the success of electric vehicles (EVs) may be determined by production methods and information on the origins of battery materials in the future.

Mining News Pro - Vulcan Energy Resources has doubled its share price since its low point in March, when COVID-19 struck global markets.

Mining News Pro - The coronavirus pandemic has paused the electric vehicle revolution, forcing producers of battery metal lithium into survival mode with output cuts, expansion delays and sales of major assets.

Mining News Pro - Prices for lithium, one of the key ingredients for the batteries that power electric vehicles (EVs) and high tech devices, are expected to climb in two years, when shortages in the market caused by curtailed production and halted expansions start to emerge.

Mining News Pro - Albemarle says it wants to take control of Australia`s Greenbushes, the world`s largest lithium mine, signaling it intends to block any rival from buying Tianqi Lithium Corp`s controlling stake.

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