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It's the modern gold rush. Around the world, the most sought-after mineral isn't a precious metal, nor is it oil and gas…it's lithium. Lithium, or “white petroleum” as some call it, has become a crucial element in today's high-tech economy. Demand for lithium is soaring, and producers are frantically searching ...
As a follow-up of my latest Marketplace contribution, here I reconfirm my suppositions that the optimism of Bolivia's President regarding lithium prospects for the country was related to Germany. After reviewing his arguments to choose the right partner for lithium industrialization, I found new conditions to ...

Lithium Chile Inc. (TSXV:LITH) (“Lithium Chile” or the “Company”) is pleased to remind shareholders that the Lithium Chile shareholder meeting (the “Meeting”) to approve the plan of arrangement (the “Plan”), whereby Lithium Chile will dividend the shares of Kairos Metals Corp. to its shareholders, will take ...
Gerardo D.: Let's switch gears a little bit, let's talk about the lithium sector. Morgan Stanley put out a note two or three weeks ago that basically scared a lot of the lesser informed investors and speculators in this space. The premise was that there would be an oversupply of lithium here within the next couple ...
Rechargeable lithium ion batteries are well-established as safe and reliable sources of electrical power for personal electronics, electric vehicles, and even as backup for power grids. Their limitation is the amount of electrical energy that they can store. A battery with the potential for greater storage capacity ...
Emergency officials say crews are responding to a report of lithium batteries exploding at a home in North Charleston Tuesday night. According to authorities, it's on the 8000 block of New England Drive. Firefighters are on the scene working the incident. No word yet of any injuries. Copyright 2018 WCSC. All rights reserved.

As China's rapidly developing new-energy vehicle sector demands ever-greater amounts of imported lithium, Tibet Summit Resources Co. Ltd. and its partner NextView have finalized a deal to acquire a Canadian producer of the metal. The deal to buy Lithium X for $206 million — which was announced in ...
Governments from France to China are pushing for cars with combustion engines to be replaced by electric vehicles. These vehicles currently must be powered by lithium ion batteries, and global car manufacturers are vying to secure supplies of lithium. Since output has so far failed to keep up with ...
Bolivia has outlined plans to produce and market lithium-ion batteries together with Germany's ACI Systems, which is set to invest US$1.3 billion in the project. Demand for lithium, a key element in electric car batteries, is expected to surge in the coming years. Bolivia, alongside Chile and Argentina, is part ...
THE tripling in lithium prices over three years is poised to fuel a multi-billion dollar rush of deals as major players jostle for dominance to supply the metal needed for the electric vehicle battery revolution. China is expected to lead a mergers and acquisition bonanza as companies seek to wrest more control ...
China's biggest supplier, Ganfeng Lithium, aims to deploy proceeds from a planned Hong Kong listing to extend an acquisition spree. It could raise about $1-billion, according to a person with knowledge of the details, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. The number of shares ...
The company has entered into strategic partnerships to develop extraction technologies for minerals like lithium and magnesium from unconventional sources such as oilfield brines. The purpose of developing these technologies is to make use of mineral extractions to fuel the new energy economy.
Chinese giant Tianqi has vowed to aggressively grow its production of lithium and believes transfer pricing negotiations with the Australian Tax Office will become simpler when its $700 million lithium hydroxide plant begins production south of Perth this year. The ATO is probing the price at which Australian ...
The Chilean specialty chemical company's lithium business, which is the second-largest in the world behind Albemarle's, remains its main growth driver. Demand for the silvery-white mineral has been booming due to the rising popularity of electric vehicles (EVs), which are powered by lithium-ion batteries.
China is stepping up its pursuit of control of the lithium supply chain, underpinned by the rapid growth of its lithium-ion battery industry building on agressive policy surrounding electric vehicle sales, according to metals and mining consultancy Roskill. One of China's largest lithium-ion battery manufacturers, ...
We expect full-year [2018] revenue for Lithium to be in the range of $420 million to $460 million, a year-over-year increase of 27% at the midpoint. Full-year EBITDA [earnings before interest, taxes, and depreciation] is expected to be in the range of $180 million to $200 million, which represents an increase ...
"Our lithium-air battery design represents a revolution in the battery community," said Amin Salehi-Khojin, assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering and co-corresponding author of the paper. "This first demonstration of a true lithium-air battery is an important step toward what we call ...

Lithium-metal batteries are among the most promising candidates for high-density energy storage technology in an expanding range of digital “smart” devices and electrical vehicles, but uncontrolled lithium dendrite growth, which results in poor recharging capability and safety hazards, currently tempers ...
HARARE - Deep-pocketed pensions administrator, National Social Security Authority (Nssa), is pursuing investment opportunities in the mining sector. The statutory body — sitting on a $1,3 billion asset base — is targeting high-value minerals such as lithium and platinum, among others. Zimbabwe has ...
An electrical fire broke out early Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Quallion, 12744 San Fernando Road in Sylmar. The company makes lithium ion battery systems for medical, space and defense applications. (Google Street View). SYLMAR — An electrical fire broke out this morning at a lithium ion battery ...
Desert Lion Energy has entered a binding offtake agreement with Chinese lepidolite converter Jiangxi Jinhui lithium which will see the company sell lithium concentrate from Phase 1 production of stockpiled material located on the company's Rubicon and Helikon properties in Namibia exclusively to Jinhui.
Lithium carbonate prices have also been drifting lower recently but remain comfortably above $20,000 a tonne from $6,450 per tonne at the beginning of 2015. Top producer SQM said last week it expects first half lithium prices to average 20% above Q4 2017, although the Chilean giant forecasts prices will ...
Lithium stocks are having a tough 2018, following two years of partying like it was 1999. Shares of the world's largest lithium producer, Albemarle (NYSE:ALB), are in the red 25.7% this year through Friday, while the stocks of the industry's second-largest producer, Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile ...
February wasn't the best month for the world's three largest lithium producers, as each company saw its share price decline by double digits. Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) dropped 10%, Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) declined 11.5%, and FMC Corp. (NYSE:FMC) coughed up 14.1% of the ...


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