Lithium

Mining News Pro - Nemaska Lithium Inc. provided an update on the overall Whabouchi project and disclosed its quarterly financials.

Mining News Pro - Talison Lithium, a partnership between America’s Albemarle and China’s Tianqi, has secured approval to further expand the Greenbushes lithium mine in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Galaxy Resources has returned its strongest month of production to date during April at the Mt Cattlin operation in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Talison Lithium, a partnership between China’s Tianqi and U.S. group Albemarle, secured approval this week from the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to expand the Greenbushes lithium mine in the southwest of the state.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto’s products “have a major role to play in transition to a low-carbon economy”, according to a speech by chairman Simon Thompson.

Mining News Pro - Mining giant Rio Tinto (ASX, LON:RIO) and Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT), the world`s no.1 heavy machinery maker, announced this week the signing of an agreement to create a technologically advanced Koodaideri mine.

Mining News Pro - Battery metals tracker Adamas Intelligence says that in March 2019, battery capacity deployed worldwide in battery electric cars (including hybrids) nearly doubled from the same month last year.

Mining News Pro - Kidman’s major asset is a 50% interest in the Mt Holland lithium project based in Western Australia, which it owns jointly with Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM), one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of lithium products.

Mining News Pro - Schlumberger has entered into an earn-in agreement with Pure Energy Minerals Ltd that could see it become the 100% owner of a lithium brine project in Nevada, US.

Mining News Pro - Infinity Lithium has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Spanish industrial group Ercros for the supply of reagents to be used in the production of lithium chemicals at the San Jose Lithium Project.

Mining News Pro - Quebec City-based Nemaska Lithium has received the independent audit report it asked Canadian engineering firm BBA to conduct. The results, says the company, validate its own internal cost-to-complete construction assessment as of Feb. 13, 2019.

Mining News Pro - Pilbara Minerals is on the hunt for offtake partners for stage three of the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia following the completion of a scoping study.

Mining News Pro - Alliance Mineral Assets has formed a joint venture (JV) with China-based Jiangxi Special Electric Motor that will enable it to sell and produce battery-grade lithium hydroxide.

Mining News Pro - Battery metals tracker Adamas Intelligence says that in February 2019, 76% more lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) was deployed worldwide in batteries of new electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid electric passenger vehicles compared to the same month last year.

Mining News Pro - The boards of Orocobre and Toyota Tsusho Corp. have given the green light to building the Naraha lithium hydroxide plant, which will be the first of its kind in Japan.

Mining News Pro - Metso has won a contract to supply pyro-processing and comminution equipment to Albemarle Corp’s Kemerton lithium plant near Bunbury, Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Recent drilling by Frontier Lithium (TSXV: FL) at its Spark pegmatite lithium zone, part of its 69 sq. km PAK lithium project in northwestern Ontario, has confirmed the zone continues at depth.

Mining News Pro - Lithium Australia has acquired a significant interest in battery recycling company Envirostream that augments the Australian Government’s critical minerals strategy in 2019.

Mining News Pro - Based in Sudbury, Ont., Frontier Lithium has announced plans to build a demonstration processing plant at its PAK lithium project 175 km north of Red Lake. The plant will have the capacity to produce up to 15,000 tonnes of lithium concentrate (spodumene) per year from surface samples. Construction will begin in the next 12 to 20 months, depending on the receipt of relevant permits.

Mining News Pro - American Manganese announced this week that it will participate in a U.S. Department of Energy project to advance the economic recovery of lithium-ion battery materials from electric vehicles and other consumer goods.

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