Lepidico has suspended its lithium pilot plant shortly after launching leach discharge filter operations yesterday.
Altura Mining has reported a strong increase in its quarterly sales from the Pilgangoora lithium operation in Western Australia, culminating in a record shipment for the company.
BHP and Mitsubishi Development (MDP) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together to pursue emissions reductions.
Coal is forecast to almost completely disappear from Australia’s electricity system by 2050 if governments do not attempt to keep plants online with subsidies, according to the latest economic analysis from BloombergNEF (BNEF) New Energy Outlook 2019.
Emerging lithium company Core Lithium has moved a step closer to the development of its Grants deposit south of Darwin in the Northern Territory.
Pilbara Minerals has achieved record production at its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia during May with its stage one plant capacity reaching 85 per cent.
The rise of Australia’s battery metals sector over the last few years — particularly in Western Australia — is proving indicative of a wealth of potential that is yet to be fully tapped.
AVZ Minerals has struck a strategic partnership with the world’s largest manufacturers of cobalt chemicals to advance its Manono lithium and tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Zenith Minerals has sold its Mt Alexander magnetite iron project in Western Australia to Mount Alexander Iron Ore (MAIO) for $2.75 million.
Birimian has selected DRA Global to provide engineering services to optimise the process flowsheet for its Goulamina lithium project in Mali, West Africa.
Emerging lithium miner Sayona Mining has moved closer to commencing mining at its Authier Lithium Project in Quebec, Canada.
Chilean lithium major Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) has reported decreased sales in its March quarter but remains positive about the future of the lithium industry.
Wesfarmers has secured a scheme implementation deed (SID) with Kidman Resources regarding a proposed takeover deal announced in early May.
Nearly a third of participants involved in the current round of an ongoing state-backed commodity exploration scheme in Western Australia are focusing on battery metal discoveries.
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Galaxy Resources is set to become the largest shareholder in Alliance Mineral Assets following the joint announcement of a $32.5 million raising.
Lithium expert Joe Lowry has estimated the global market for the commodity needs investment of at least US$12 billion ($17.32 billion) in the next five years for the supply to match its growing demand.
Rio Tinto is strengthening a commitment to become a key supplier of materials for battery and electric technologies at the Jadar lithium project in Serbia and at its copper ventures around the world.
Engineering contractor Civmec has recorded a 51 per cent increase to its order book in the March quarter on the back of major contract wins with BHP and Albemarle.
Galaxy Resources has returned its strongest month of production to date during April at the Mt Cattlin operation in Western Australia.