Lithium Australia is currently undertaking feasibility study as it progresses further into its large-scale pilot plant (LSPP) development plans. The process is expected to complete in March 2019.
The Western Australian Government has launched a taskforce that will develop a plan for the state to capitalise on its potential to produce and process lithium and other crucial battery metals.
Australian Vanadium is to join Benchmark Mineral Intelligence’s Benchmark World Tour 2018, the first vanadium company to do so.
Battery Minerals has signed an offtake agreement that covers 20 per cent of the first phase of production from its Montepuez graphite project in Mozambique.
BHP is planning to enter the booming battery marketplace by building the world’s largest nickel sulphate plant at Kwinana Refinery in Western Australia.
Graphite producer Talga Resources announced testwork on its Swedish product has shown reduced need for processing before use for battery manufacture.
Graphite junior Archer Exploration added 39 per cent to their stock value thanks to CSIRO testing of samples from their Campoona resource.