The Western Australian department of mines and petroleum (DMP) has approved Altura Mining’s proposal for the Pilgangoora lithium project in the Pilbara.
Altura Mining has awarded NRW Holdings a $110 million contract for mine development and drill and blast services at its Pilgangoora Lithium project in Western Australia.
Lithium Australia is edging closer to the commercialisation of its Sileach processing method after promising testing of the breakthrough technology in 2016.
Mineral Resources’ Mt Marion joint venture project in the Western Australian goldfields, sent its first lithium concentrate shipment to China on Tuesday.
Lithium company Galaxy Resources has raised $61 million to help fund development of projects in Argentina and Canada, and to strengthen its balance sheet.
Activity in Australia’s emerging lithium industry continues to heat up with Lithium Australia planning a $23.8 million takeover offer for explorer and developer Lepidico.
Lithium developer Pilbara Minerals has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract at the Pilgangoora project in Western Australia to RCR Tomlinson.
Estrella Resources has completed the acquisition of Mt Edwards Lithium after a shareholders meeting on December 28 2016.
Lithium developer Pilbara Minerals has secured the native title agreement for its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia.
MetalsTech has launched its initial public offering (IPO) on the ASX, with shareholders of strategic partner Lithium Australia having priority to participate.
Australia’s mid-tier mining companies are staging a comeback after surviving the industry downturn, according to PwC analysis.
FLSmidth has signed a deal to provide pyroprocessing and comminution equipment for Tianqi Lithium Australia’s lithium processing plant to be located in Kwinana, WA.
Pilbara Minerals has entered a $5m agreement with Dakota Minerals to acquire the Lynas Find lithium project.
China’s Sichuan Tianqi Lithium Industries plans to develop a $400 million lithium plant in Kwinana, Western Australia.
Gold has been the rock star of this year’s Diggers & Dealers, Evolution Mining’s Jake Klein has said, but nickel and lithium are the surprise winners of 2016.
Galaxy Resources and General Mining called a trading halt yesterday to hold talks to finalise a $700 million merger, another facet in lithium boom.
Despite the growing demand for lithium, political instability in Chile, which holds one of the world’s largest deposits, threatens the viable mining of its reserves.
More companies are continuing to join the lithium exploration race, with newcomer Poseidon Nickel’s shares reaching nearly 26 per cent and Atlas Iron gaining 13 per cent
A new ‘gold rush’ is on. Sharon Masige writes.
Galaxy Resources has officially begun production at its Mt Cattlin mine.