Altura has announced plans this morning for an immediate feasibility study to double capacity of its Pilgangoora lithium project following positive scoping results.
Core Resources has finalised its acquisition of the Bynoe lithium project in the Northern Territory from Liontown Resources.
Australian explorer Caeneus Minerals has announced, following several delays, that the company has achieved 402 metre target depth at its Columbus March lithium project in Nevada, USA.
Lithium developer Pilbara Minerals has finalised an off-take agreement and $28 million equity subscription with Chinese automotive manufacturer Great Wall to underpin the stage two expansion of its Pilgangoora project in Western Australia.
The expansion announcement follows on from stage 1 construction, which commenced in October 2016 at a cost of $400 million. Stage 2 construction is expected to be complete by late 2019.
AVZ Minerals has entered into an agreement with Equity Drilling for the first half of a planned 40,000 metre lithium drilling project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Up-and-coming Australian company Tawana Resources — one of the largest movers in capital growth according to Deloitte’s WA Index top 100 list from Diggers & Dealers 2017 — has finalised funding for its Bald Hill lithium and tantalum prospect.
Digital effectiveness has emerged as the number one risk for the mining and metals industry, according to Ernst & Young’s (EY) latest Top 10 business risks facing mining and metals report.
A Western Australian Department of Mines Industry Regulation and Safety report has revealed that the state’s exports reached nearly $105 billion over the past year, an 18 per cent increase over 2015–16 figures.
The results of a recent scoping study into Spain’s San Jose lithium-tin project by Plymouth Minerals have proven fruitful, prompting the company to increase its interest from 50 to 75 per cent with partner Valoriza Minería.
Pilbara Minerals has secured final work approvals for the completion and operation of its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia.
Lithium developer Altura Mining will raise $26 million through a share placement to help accelerate its expansion plans at the Pilgangoora project in Western Australia.
Argosy Minerals has locked in $15 million in funding through a share placement that will help it accelerate development of the Rincon lithium project joint venture in Salta Province, Argentina.
Neometals has lodged an Australian provisional patent application for its technology to produce lithium titanate oxide for use in lithium-ion batteries.
Poseidon Nickel has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Lithium Australia (LIT) to evaluate joint exploration and lithium processing at Lake Johnston in Western Australia.
Kidman Resources has finalised a $US110 million, 50-50 joint venture agreement with Chile’s SQM (Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile) at the Mt Holland lithium operations in Western Australia.
Pilbara Minerals has begun initial work at its 5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) expansion at the Pilgangoora lithium project in Western Australia.
Contractor MACA is set to grow its mining services business after raising $60 million through a share placement.
Western Australian based company South East Asia Resources has entered an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of private company Centralist, which includes five exploration licences in emerging lithium producing country Serbia.
Pilbara Minerals has awarded the open pit mining contract for its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia to MACA.