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LITHIUM: Mineral Resources and Albemarle agree $1.15bn lithium deal

  • Date: 14-12-18
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

Australia's Mineral Resources on Friday signed a binding deal to sell a stake in its Wodgina Lithium Project and form a lithium joint venture with US-based Albemarle Corp for $1.15-billion.

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LITHIUM: Bacanora plans to list German subsidiary in 2019

  • Date: 13-12-18
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

Project developer Bacanora Lithium is planning a 2019 stock exchange listing for the subsidiary that holds its Zinnwald lithium deposit, in Germany.

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LITHIUM: Cauchari feasibility study gets under way

  • Date: 13-12-18
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

Advantage Lithium, the 75% owner of the Argentina-based Cauchari joint venture with Orocobre, has appointed GHD Chile to complete early engineering geared towards completing a feasibility study by June next year.

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LITHIUM: Germany secures access to vast lithium deposit in Bolivia

  • Date: 12-12-18
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Reuters

Germany and Bolivia on Wednesday sealed a partnership for the industrial use of lithium, a key raw material for battery cell production, in an important step to become less dependent on Asian market leaders in the dawning age of electric cars.

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LITHIUM: High risk/high reward lithium bet drives Argentina mining surge

  • Date: 05-12-18
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

SANTIAGO – High risk/high reward. That’s the bet being made by global lithium miners in Argentina who are brushing aside a recession, a currency crisis and political uncertainty in their hunger for the mineral that helps power electric cars.

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LITHIUM: Tianqi buys stake in lithium miner SQM from Nutrien for $4.1 billion

  • Date: 03-12-18
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Reuters

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - China’s Tianqi Lithium Corp (002466.SZ) has purchased a 23.77 percent share in Chilean lithium miner SQM (SQMa.SN) from Canadian fertilizer giant Nutrien (NTR.TO), the Chilean stock exchange said on Monday, for a total sale price of $4.066 billion.

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LITHIUM: Bolivia’s Almost Impossible Lithium Dream

  • Date: 03-12-18
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Bloomberg

One of the world’s poorest nations is sitting on the second-largest amount of the mineral needed to power electric cars.

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LITHIUM: Lithium markets to be oversupplied despite EV growth

  • Date: 30-11-18
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

The lithium market is expected to be in oversupply in the early 2020s, despite rapid demand growth from the electric vehicle (EV) battery industry, a new report by Moody’s Investors Service states.

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