Orocobre and Advantage Lithium Double Cauchari Resource Estimate

Lithium producer Orocobre (ASX:ORE,TSX:ORL) has published an updated lithium resource estimate for its Cauchari joint venture project in Argentina. The report shows lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) JORC resources have more than doubled, with 4.8 million tonnes (Mt) of measured and indicated and 1.5 million tonnes inferred. The new resource is based on the results of […]

VIDEO — Guy Bourassa of Nemaska Lithium: Financing Challenges, Demand Outlook and What’s Next

Interview conducted by Priscila Barrera; article text by Olivia Da Silva. In a conversation with the Investing News Network, Nemaska Lithium (TSX:NMX,OTCQX:NMKEF) President and CEO Guy Bourassa gave a shining outlook on the lithium market based around global demand for high-quality product. Speaking at PDAC, Bourassa explained that while China currently has an oversupply of technical-grade carbonate […]

Nemaska Lithium Reviews Strategic Alternatives

Nemaska Lithium Inc. (the “Corporation”) (TSX:NMX) (OTC:NMKEF) (Frankfurt:N0T) today announced that, further to its update of February 13, 2019 on the evolution of the Whabouchi project, its Board of Directors has appointed a Special Committee to review all strategic alternatives for the Corporation. The Special Committee is comprised of independent members of the Corporation’s Board […]

Lithium Americas on Track for Production at Cauchari-Olaroz in 2020

Vancouver-based Lithium Americas (TSX:LAC,NYSE:LAC) said on Monday (February 25) that its Cauchari-Olaroz project in Argentina remains on track for production in 2020, despite heavy rains in the region. The company, which is developing the project together with Chinese top lithium producer Ganfeng Lithium (SZSE:002460), said that although the site has received unusually heavy rainfall during […]

Top Lithium Producer Albemarle Optimistic on Future Demand

Top lithium producer Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) released its 2018 earning results on Wednesday (February 20), posting better-than-expected quarterly profits and forecasting continued growth in 2019. The company reported an 18-percent increase in lithium sales to US$ 341.6 million during the fourth quarter, supported by higher prices and volume. “Our 2018 performance and execution on our lithium […]

Nemaska Ends Livent Lithium Supply Deal Following Financing Challenges

After last week’s tough financing shortfall news, Quebec-focused Nemaska Lithium (TSX:NMX,OTCQX:NMKEF) said on Tuesday (February 19) it had ended a multi-year lithium supply deal with producer Livent (NYSE:LTHM). The agreement was for up to 8,000 tonnes per year of lithium carbonate starting in April 2019, for a total of 28,000 tonnes. Negotiations between the companies […]

Nemaska Ends Livent Lithium Supply Deal Following Financing Challenges

After last week’s tough financing shortfall news, Quebec-focused Nemaska Lithium (TSX:NMX,OTCQX:NMKEF) said on Tuesday (February 19) it had ended a multi-year lithium supply deal with producer Livent (NYSE:LTHM). The agreement was for up to 8,000 tonnes per year of lithium carbonate starting in April 2019, for a total of 28,000 tonnes. Negotiations between the companies […]

Nemaska Ends Livent Lithium Supply Deal Following Financing Challenges

After last week’s tough financing shortfall news, Quebec-focused Nemaska Lithium (TSX:NMX,OTCQX:NMKEF) said on Tuesday (February 19) it had ended a multi-year lithium supply deal with producer Livent (NYSE:LTHM). The agreement was for up to 8,000 tonnes per year of lithium carbonate starting in April 2019, for a total of 28,000 tonnes. Negotiations between the companies […]

Nemaska Ends Livent Lithium Supply Deal Following Financing Challenges

After last week’s tough financing shortfall news, Quebec-focused Nemaska Lithium (TSX:NMX,OTCQX:NMKEF) said on Tuesday (February 19) it had ended a multi-year lithium supply deal with producer Livent (NYSE:LTHM). The agreement was for up to 8,000 tonnes per year of lithium carbonate starting in April 2019, for a total of 28,000 tonnes. Negotiations between the companies […]

Nemaska Ends Livent Lithium Supply Deal Following Financing Challenges

After last week’s tough financing shortfall news, Quebec-focused Nemaska Lithium (TSX:NMX,OTCQX:NMKEF) said on Tuesday (February 19) it had ended a multi-year lithium supply deal with producer Livent (NYSE:LTHM). The agreement was for up to 8,000 tonnes per year of lithium carbonate starting in April 2019, for a total of 28,000 tonnes. Negotiations between the companies […]

Nemaska’s Financing Shortfall Points to Future Lithium Production Challenges

Nemaska Lithium’s (TSX:NMX,OTCQX:NMKEF) share price plummeted more than 45 percent on Wednesday (February 13) after the company announced a financing shortfall for the development of its Whabouchi project in Quebec. The company estimates another C$ 375 million will be required to complete construction and meet the drawdown conditions provided in a streaming deal with Orion […]

Nemaska’s Financing Shortfall Points to Future Lithium Production Challenges

Nemaska Lithium’s (TSX:NMX,OTCQX:NMKEF) share price plummeted more than 45 percent on Wednesday (February 13) after the company announced a financing shortfall for the development of its Whabouchi project in Quebec. The company estimates another C$ 375 million will be required to complete construction and meet the drawdown conditions provided in a streaming deal with Orion […]

Nemaska’s Financing Shortfall Points to Future Lithium Production Challenges

Nemaska Lithium’s (TSX:NMX,OTCQX:NMKEF) share price plummeted more than 45 percent on Wednesday (February 13) after the company announced a financing shortfall for the development of its Whabouchi project in Quebec. The company estimates another C$ 375 million will be required to complete construction and meet the drawdown conditions provided in a streaming deal with Orion […]

Nemaska’s Financing Shortfall Points to Future Lithium Production Challenges

Nemaska Lithium’s (TSX:NMX,OTCQX:NMKEF) share price plummeted more than 45 percent on Wednesday (February 13) after the company announced a financing shortfall for the development of its Whabouchi project in Quebec. The company estimates another C$ 375 million will be required to complete construction and meet the drawdown conditions provided in a streaming deal with Orion […]

Nemaska’s Financing Shortfall Points to Future Lithium Production Challenges

Nemaska Lithium’s (TSX:NMX,OTCQX:NMKEF) share price plummeted more than 45 percent on Wednesday (February 13) after the company announced a financing shortfall for the development of its Whabouchi project in Quebec. The company estimates another C$ 375 million will be required to complete construction and meet the drawdown conditions provided in a streaming deal with Orion […]

Livent Falls on Weaker Chinese Lithium Demand Outlook

Shares of lithium producer Livent (NYSE:LTHM) fell more than 6 percent on Tuesday (February 12) after the company said it forecasts weaker Chinese lithium demand during 2019. The Philadelphia-based company said the results of year-end negotiations with customers outside of China for 2019 were in-line with expectations, with the majority of these customers committed to […]

Neometals Cuts Ribbon on Lithium Battery Recycling Plant

Neometals (ASX:NMT) has successfully commissioned stage 1 of its lithium-ion battery (LIB) recycling pilot plant in Canada. Stage 1 of the pilot is set to consist of front-end feed preparation, which entails the shredding and removal of metal battery casings and plastics to produce a concentrate called black powder. Meanwhile, stage 2 will see hydrometallurgical […]

Alliance Breaks Monthly Lithium Production Record at Bald Hill

Alliance Mineral Assets (ASX:A40) has achieved record monthly lithium production at its Bald Hill lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia. In January 2019, the company produced 13,160 tonnes of lithium concentrate at an estimated grade of 6.15 percent lithium oxide (Li2O). Bald Hill processed 131,400 tonnes of ore at an average rate of 237 tonnes per […]

Altura Exploring AU$28-million Funding Package for Lithium Project

Altura Mining (ASX:AJM) is taking on a AU$ 28-million financing package to help smooth its progress towards hitting nameplate production capacity at its Altura lithium project. The financing package is set to consist of a placement to investors in order to raise AU$ 23 million, along with a securities purchase plan (SPP) for current eligible […]

NRG Metals to Work with Eastern Shore Microbes to Enhance Lithium Brine Evaporation

NRG Metals (TSXV:NGZ) has announced its collaboration with Eastern Shore Microbes to explore the potential of enhancing evaporation characteristics of lithium brine at the Hombre Muerto North lithium project in Argentina. As stated in the press release: E.S.M. is developing Halophillic Evaporative Applications Technology (H.E.A.T.) The process has been utilized to evaporate and clean brines […]

Resource Big News Roundup: Great Panther Silver Increases Mineral Resource At Topia Mine; Standard Lithium Announces Maiden Inferred Resource for Tetra Project; Puma and Trevali Drill 1.17 g/t Au, 0.50% Cu and 4.16% Zn + Pb at Murray Brook Deposit

This week, the S&P/TSX Composite index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) steadily gained. On Friday, the market rose due to interest in cannabis companies in the healthcare sector. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX), meanwhile, followed the TSX and steadily gained. In case you missed it, here is this week’s resource big news roundup: Base: Puma Exploration and Trevali Mining […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Millennial Lithium Up on Test Results

Last Friday (January 25), the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) rose 6.53 points, or 1.09 percent, to close at 603.20. Gold prices edged higher on Friday, supported by a weaker US dollar and political uncertainty. Meanwhile, base metals were on a downtrend for the week after US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday (January […]

Orocobre’s Lithium Carbonate Output Increases 65 Percent at Olaroz

Lithium producer Orocobre (ASX:ORE,TSX:ORL) increased its lithium carbonate output by 65 percent quarter-on-quarter, reaching the second-best quarter of production at its Olaroz facility in Jujuy, Argentina. In its quarterly report released on Thursday (January 17), the company also said sales were up 41 percent to 3,019 tonnes. However, quarterly sales revenue was U$ 32 million […]

Stria Lithium Inc. Provides Update on Private Placement

Stria Lithium Inc. (TSXV:SRA) (“Stria” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has secured an extension from the TSX Venture Exchange to complete the Company’s previously announced equity financing by February 14, 2019. The Company intends to raise an additional $ 500,000 as part of the Offering (defined below). The Company closed a second […]

Cobalt 27 Capital Buys Mount Marion Lithium Royalty

Cobalt 27 Capital (TSXV:KBLT) has diversified its battery metals portfolio, announcing a new royalty for lithium produced at the Mount Marion mine in Western Australia. The Canadian company said in an announcement on Monday (January 7) that it will acquire a royalty of 1.5 percent gross revenue and AU$ 2 per tonne of ore mined […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Lithium Juniors Dominate

On Friday (January 4), the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) rose 7.41 points, or 1.28 percent, to reach 585.9 points. Talk in the US was mostly about the ongoing government shutdown while markets rally (or falter depending on the time of day) and commodities follow the same paths set at the end of 2018. Gold […]

Lithium Forecast 2019: Execs Agree Fundamentals Remain Strong

In 2018, the lithium space had plenty of news and activity as the long-term demand outlook for electric vehicles (EVs) remained strong. Even though lithium stocks did not perform as many had expected at the end of 2017, the lithium demand narrative continued to surprise to the upside. But what will happen to lithium next […]

5 Top Lithium News Stories of 2018

As in previous years, demand for electric vehicles (EVs) continued to have a big impact on the lithium sector in 2018. With the EV revolution continuing to gather speed, investors were keen to keep tabs on developments in the space. As our most popular lithium news stories of the year show, interest in market commentary […]

Lithium Outlook 2019: A Transition Year Ahead

Announcements of new electric vehicle (EV) models from carmakers continued to rapidly increase in 2018, with lithium-ion megafactory capacity expected to reach over 1 terawatt hour, according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence. But even though the outlook for demand is getting stronger by the day, lithium sentiment from some investors was bearish throughout 2018, with lithium […]

Lithium Trends 2018: Oversupply Fake News?

The increasing popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) is at this point undeniable, with automakers from Volkswagen (FWB:VOW) to Mercedes Benz announcing the launch of new models and plans at an unstoppable speed. Given Benchmark Mineral Intelligence’s prediction that lithium-ion battery capacity will reach 1.3 TWh, there is little doubt that demand for lithium, a key […]