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.
Strong results from Western Australia’s resources sector has provided the basis for the state’s first return to budget surplus in five years.
Lithium companies Lepidico and Desert Lion have announced they will merge to create a “global leader in the development of lithium chemicals from Lepidolite.”
Talison Lithium has awarded Mondium a $100 million contract for the design and construction of a new tailing retreatment processing plant at the Greenbushes mine in Western Australia.
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Wesfarmers’ hunt for access to metals needed for electric vehicles (EVs) has accelerated with a $776 million takeover offer for Australian lithium company, Kidman Resources.
Labor leader Bill Shorten has pledged to invest $75 million in the discovery of mining resources should he win the upcoming federal election.
Altura Mining has steadily increased production at its Pilgangoora lithium mine in Western Australia following commissioning of the site during the March quarter.