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LITHIUM: Nobel prize for chemistry: the lithium-ion battery

  • Date: 09-10-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Economist

ALTHOUGH ALFRED NOBEL’S will states that the annual prizes bearing his name should be given to those who “have conferred the greatest benefit to mankind”, the science awards have a tendency to end up in the hands of those who have made esoteric, if profound, advances. Not so with this year’s prize in chemistry. Three researchers—two from America and one from Japan—have been rewarded for their work in developing the lithium-ion battery.

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LITHIUM: Tianqi Lithium in supply deal with Sweden's Northvolt

  • Date: 23-09-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Tianqi Lithium Corp (002466.SZ), one of the world’s biggest lithium producers, said on Tuesday that its Australian unit had signed a long-term supply agreement with Swedish battery maker Northvolt.

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LITHIUM: Sayona to bid for North American Lithium's Québec operations

  • Date: 18-09-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Mining

Australia’s Sayona Mining on Tuesday announced its intention to participate in the bidding process for North American Lithium’s (NAL) operations in Québec, which include a lithium mine and concentrator located in Abitibi near the mining district of Val d’Or. Operations at the NAL mine, which produced 114,000 tonnes of spodumene in 2018, were halted in February this year, with the company obtaining protection from creditors in May. Earlier this week, the Québec Superior Court ended creditor prote

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LITHIUM: Brazilian lithium producer Sigma in talks with Tesla, other automakers

  • Date: 12-09-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Mining.com

Brazil-based lithium startup Sigma Lithium Resources Corp has held talks with Tesla Inc and other automakers about supplying the key battery ingredient in the coming years, the company’s chief executive said on Thursday.

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LITHIUM: Veolia awarded contract for Toyota Tsusho's Nahara LiOH plant

  • Date: 05-09-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Chemengonline

Veolia Water Technologies (www.veoliawatertech.com) will provide a chemical processing plant featuring HPD evaporation and crystallization technologies designed to convert lithium carbonate into lithium hydroxide employed in the manufacturing of batteries that power electric vehicles.

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LITHIUM: Kidman shareholders accept Wesfarmers suit

  • Date: 05-09-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

Wesfarmers in May this year launched a A$1.90-a-share cash offer for the lithium junior, which holds a 50% interest in the Mt Holland lithium project, in Western Australia, which is jointly owned by the Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (SQM).

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LITHIUM: Pilbara Minerals Equity Capital Raising

  • Date: 04-09-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Pilbara Minerals

Company executes Share Subscription Agreement with China’s largest EV battery manufacturer (CATL) who will emerge with a 8.5% stake in Pilbara Minerals following completion of a A$ 55.0 million strategic placement, further supporting the Company’s strategic objectives and validating the quality of the world-class Pilgangoora Project

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LITHIUM: Australian lithium miners submerged by low prices

  • Date: 02-09-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

China's biggest lithium producer, Ganfeng Lithium Co, a large buyer of spodumene, posted a 59% plunge in first-half profit last week, and said it expected prices of Australian hard rock lithium to fall further.

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