Stria Lithium and Grafoid are Pleased to Announce the Successful Co-Development of an Innovative Graphene Based Membrane Useful as An Innovative Precursor to the Traditional Lithium Extraction Process

Stria Lithium Inc. (TSXV:SRA) (OTCQX: SRCAF) (“Stria” or the “Company”)  and Grafoid Inc. (“GRAFOID”) are pleased to announce the successful co-development of an innovative graphene based filtration membrane to separate Magnesium and Calcium from salars. Developed in concert with Grafoid Inc. – a related company sharing common directors and an active partner in the 2GL […]

Detailed Mapping and Sampling Program Returns Values up to 4.1% Li2O and 6.1% Rb2O at the Silverleaf Pegmatite, Lithium One Project, SE Manitoba

– New Age Metals has an Option/Joint-Venture agreement with partner Azincourt Energy Corp (AAZ) on its eight pegmatite hosted Lithium Projects in the Winnipeg River Pegmatite Field, located in SE Manitoba – Exploration in southeast Manitoba is focused on Lithium-bearing pegmatites and other rare metals. – Rubidium Oxide is a highly insoluble thermally stable Rubidium source suitable […]

Joe Lowry: Debunking the Lithium “Oversupply Myth”

Many market participants would agree that lithium oversupply fears have been a main factor impacting the space this year. In fact, and despite the positive demand narrative, share prices have not performed as expected, with many juniors taking a hit after Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) released a report predicting lithium prices would fall by 2021. At […]

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Vision Lithium Takes the Lead

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX) fell on Friday (November 9), losing 14.25 points, or 2.14 percent, to 652.81. Looking at commodities, gold posted some gains but dipped (alongside silver) following the Fed policy statement that revealed that interest rates would remain unchanged at this time. Base metals were also down across the board despite […]

Albemarle Gets Government Approval for Kemerton Lithium Plant

Major lithium miner Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) has received environmental approval from the Western Australian government for its proposed Kemerton lithium plant. The lithium plant will be located 17 kilometers northeast of Bunbury in a space called the Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area. The plant will process spodumene ore concentrate through five process trains, and is set to […]

Resource Big News Roundup: First Cobalt Begins Testing Material for Refinery Restart; Standard Lithium Receives Nasdaq International Designation; Japan Gold Granted Prospecting Rights for its Ikutahara Project, Japan

This week, the S&P/TSX Composite index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) followed its trend from last week and steadily rose. On Friday, the index fell due to a plunge in oil prices. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX), meanwhile, steadily rose over the week and dropped on Friday. In case you missed it, here is this week’s resource big news […]

Dajin and Cypress Development Sign Definitive Agreement on Alkali Spring Valley Lithium Property

Dajin Resources Corp. (“Dajin”) (TSXV:DJI) (OTCQB:DJI) (Frankfurt:C2U1) is pleased to announce the signing of a Definitive Agreement (Agreement) with Cypress Development Corp. (“Cypress”) (TSXV:CYP) (OTCQB:CYDVF) for the exploration and development of Dajin’s Alkali Spring valley Lithium property located in Esmeralda County, Nevada.  The property is located 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) northeast of Cypress’ Clayton Valley Lithium […]

Howard Klein: The Short-term Mentality is Impacting the Lithium Space

Most market watchers would agree that lithium has had an interesting year so far. To get more insight on what’s been happening in the sector, the Investing News Network caught up with Howard Klein, founder of RK Equity and publisher of the Lithium-ion Bull newsletter, at this year’s Cathodes conference. Klein talked about the recent […]

Resource Big News Roundup: Foran Intersects 8.3 Metres of 12.5% Zinc Equivalent at McIlvenna Bay; Critical Elements Successfully Produces Battery Grade Lithium Hydroxide in Pilot Plant Testing; Ely Gold Royalties Sells Gold Rock Claims to Fiore Gold, Retains Royalty

This week, the S&P/TSX Composite index (INDEXTSI:OSPTX) steadily rose. On Friday, the index rose as the US and China take steps to resolve their trade dispute. The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index (INDEXTSI:JX), meanwhile, continued its trend from last week and dropped, but rose slightly at the end of the week. In case you missed it, […]

Chris Berry: There Are Some Enormously Cheap Opportunities in Lithium Right Now

At this year’s Benchmark Minerals Week’s Cathodes conference in Newport Beach, the Investing News Network had the chance to catch up with Chris Berry, founder of House Mountain Partners. Earlier this year, the report released by Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) predicting an oversupply in the market, set the tone for lithium investing in 2018, scaring a […]

Tianqi Lithium Wins Bid to Buy US$4.1-billion Stake in SQM

Major lithium miner Tianqi Lithium (SZSE:002466) has overcome all hurdles, winning its bid to buy a US$ 4.1-billion stake in Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) (NYSE:SQM).  Late last week, Chile’s constitutional court declared that it would not acknowledge a lawsuit that sought to block Tianqi from acquiring its desired stake in its larger rival, […]

The Lithium Triangle: Focus on Trends, Not the News

As the lithium triangle continues to lure curious investors to South America, one local expert has input on what it takes to be successful in the region. Speaking at Toronto’s Mines and Money Americas event, Alfaro-Abogados partner Ignacio Celorrio explained that doing one’s homework is vital to finding prosperity down south. “Because lithium has been […]

Kidman, SQM Release Mount Holland Lithium Studies

A fresh prefeasibility study (PFS) and updated scoping study for the Mount Holland lithium project confirm the asset’s business case and economics, says Kidman Resources (ASX:KDR).  According to the company, the PFS was completed for the proposed Kwinana lithium refinery, while the new scoping study is for the proposed Mount Holland lithium mine and concentrator. Results point to projected average […]

VIDEO — Financing is the Biggest Question in Lithium Right Now

In a conversation with the Investing News Network at Toronto’s Mines and Money Americas event, M.Plan International Managing Director David Anonychuk explained how the electric vehicle revolution will see several different battery metals find their place in the spotlight. “I think the story is quite interesting for all of them because they’re all going to […]

Lithium Market Update: Q3 2018 in Review

With the popularity of electric vehicles (EV) growing at an unstoppable speed, lithium continues to be a hot commodity in 2018. Despite stocks having an interesting third quarter, analysts remain optimistic about the market. Demand for the metal is forecast to triple by 2025, as demand for lithium carbonate and hydroxide, used in lithium-ion battery […]

Lithium Market Update: Q3 2018 in Review

With the popularity of electric vehicles (EV) growing at an unstoppable speed, lithium continues to be a hot commodity in 2018. Despite stocks having an interesting third quarter, analysts remain optimistic about the market. Demand for the metal is forecast to triple by 2025, as demand for lithium carbonate and hydroxide, used in lithium-ion battery […]

Lithium Market Update: Q3 2018 in Review

With the popularity of electric vehicles (EV) growing at an unstoppable speed, lithium continues to be a hot commodity in 2018. Despite stocks having an interesting third quarter, analysts remain optimistic about the market. Demand for the metal is forecast to triple by 2025, as demand for lithium carbonate and hydroxide, used in lithium-ion battery […]

Lithium Market Update: Q3 2018 in Review

With the popularity of electric vehicles (EV) growing at an unstoppable speed, lithium continues to be a hot commodity in 2018. Despite stocks having an interesting third quarter, analysts remain optimistic about the market. Demand for the metal is forecast to triple by 2025, as demand for lithium carbonate and hydroxide, used in lithium-ion battery […]

Global Lithium Supply: Future Demand for Lithium-ion Batteries Bodes Well for Chile

As the world continues a gradual transition towards electrification and mass application of battery storage in transportation, and even utility and manufacturing sectors, a slate of key metal markets have been impacted, including the global lithium supply. Lithium, along with copper, cobalt, graphite, vanadium, nickel, in various combinations, enables this transition to take place. Although […]

Top Lithium Producer Ganfeng Prices Hong Kong IPO at Bottom of Range

Chinese top lithium producer Ganfeng Lithium (SZSE:002460) has priced its Hong Kong listing at the bottom of its marketed range, raising US$ 424 million, according to sources. According to the terms of the initial public offering (IPO) revealed last week, the Jiangxi-based company was looking to offer 200.2 million shares priced at between HK$ 16.50 […]

Australia is Now the World’s Top Exporter of Lithium: Report

A new report from the Australian federal government shows the country’s mining industry is on track to see a record-breaking $ 250 billion in exports this year. Australia’s most recent Resources and Energy Quarterly report indicates that resource and energy exports will hit $ 250 billion in 2018/2019, though those numbers will likely simmer to […]

MGX Minerals Announces Deployment of First Rapid Lithium Extraction System

MGX Minerals (CSE:XMG) (“MGX” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that engineering subsidiary PurLucid Treatment Solutions (“PurLucid”) is shipping the first petrolithium and advanced wastewater treatment system on Monday, October 8th. The commercial-scale 750 barrel per day (bpd) system will be delivered to a centralized treatment and processing facility north of Edmonton and proximate to the Alberta […]

Tawana Secures $40 Million in Funding for Bald Hill Lithium Merger

As part of a final push to get Alliance Mineral Assets listed on the ASX, Tawana Resources (ASX:TAW) has secured a $ 40-million funding package. The funding package was delivered to Tawana by a “consortium” of lenders led by Tribeca Investment Partners. Of the $ 40 million, $ 20 million will go towards a debt […]

Belmont and MGX Minerals Receive Further Encouraging Assays up to 580 ppm Lithium in Lower Level Samples Between 1270 and 1798 Feet on KB-3 in Kibby Basin, Nevada Lithium Project

Belmont Resources Inc. (“Belmont” or the “Company”) (TSXV:BEA; FSE:L3L1; DTC Eligible – CUSIP 080499403). Kibby Basin Drilling –Further Encouraging Assays: Further to our news release of September 12, 2018 Belmont and MGX Minerals Inc. (CSE:XMG) have received ICP analyses for 25 core samples collected from the core tail of hole KB-3 (1270 – 1798 feet).  Lithium values for 20 […]

Top Lithium Producer Ganfeng to Raise US$676 Million in Hong Kong IPO

Top lithium producer Ganfeng Lithium (SHE:002460) is looking to raise up to US$ 676 million in its Hong Kong initial public offering. The company said it has secured six cornerstone investors, which include top battery makers. According to the terms of the deal, the Jiangxi-based company will be offering 200.2 million shares priced at between […]

Chinese Top Lithium Producer Ganfeng Jumps on Tesla Deal

Shares of Chinese top lithium producer Ganfeng Lithium (SHE:002460) jumped more than 10 percent on Friday (September 21) after the miner signed a supply deal with electric car maker Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA). Ganfeng said it will supply lithium hydroxide products for Tesla’s batteries from 2018 to 2020, but the deal could be extended by three years. […]

LSC Lithium Announces Pump Test Results from its Pozuelos-Pastos Grandes Project

LSC Lithium (TSXV:LSC) is pleased to announce that it has received encouraging pump test results from a 7-day continuous pump test at its Pozuelos-Pastos Grandes project. As quoted in the press release: LSC’s President and CEO, Ian Stalker, noted, “These results exceeded our expectations of the potential of the Pozuelos depo centre. LSC is currently undertaking a […]

SQM, Kidman Resources’ Mount Holland Lithium Plans Face Legal Hurdle

Plans to develop the Mount Holland hard-rock lithium project by Australia-based Kidman Resources (ASX:KDR) and its partner, top lithium producer SQM (NYSE:SQM), may be delayed after a recommendation by a unit of the Western Australian government that regulates mining leases. Companies holding mining tenements in Western Australia have a responsibility to spend a certain amount […]

Savannah Upgrades Lithium Resource for Mina do Barroso

Diversified miner Savannah Resources (LSE:SAV) has increased the resource estimate for its Mina do Barroso lithium project in Portugal by 44 percent, the company announced on Monday (September 10). The overall mineral resource estimate for the asset now stands at 20.1 million tonnes at 1.04 percent lithium oxide for 209,000 tonnes of contained lithium oxide, […]

Altura Mining Opens Pilgangoora Lithium Project in Western Australia

Australia-based Altura Mining (ASX:AJM) has officially opened its Pilgangoora lithium mine in Western Australia. The project has a production capacity of 220,000 tonnes per year of spodumene concentrate, although the company has already completed a definitive feasibility study to expand the project to 440,000 tonnes per year. Altura is in a strong position to benefit […]