The BMW Group has signed a contract with Ganfeng Lithium to receive its supply for the battery-making ingredient from Australian mines.
Rio Tinto has awarded a $115 million contract to Primero for its Koodaideri iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Neometals has joined forces with a Chinese research organisation to advance development of its Barrambie titanium-vanadium project in Western Australia, a similar approach it has taken at the Mt Marion lithium project.
Mining and energy contractor Primero Group has increased its forecast revenue for the 2019 fiscal year by around 80 per cent year on year thanks to a spate of contract wins.
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.
Neometals has finalised a deal with Mineral Resources and Ganfeng Lithium to sell its 13.8 per cent stake in the Mt Marion lithium project in Western Australia for $103.8 million.
Perth-based Neometals has commissioned the first stage of its lithium-ion battery recycling pilot project with SGS in Canada.
Neometals plans to update its Barrambie definitive feasibility study (DFS) next year, a decade after it was first released.
Monax Mining has entered a farm-in and joint venture (JV) agreement with Mithril Resources to earn up to 80 per cent of Mithril’s Limestone Well tenements in Western Australia.
Neometals will increase its focus on the development of its respective titanium-vanadium and lithium businesses, underpinned by its Mt Marion lithium operations in the Kalgoorlie.
Neometals has executed an option agreement and memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder for development of a lithium hydroxide refinery near the Goldfields city in Western Australia.
Perth-based explorer Neometals has released an update regarding its Barrambie project in Western Australia, one of the world’s highest-grade hard rock titanium projects.
Neometals has lodged an Australian provisional patent application for its technology to produce lithium titanate oxide for use in lithium-ion batteries.
Neometals has announced its intention to sell its 13.8 per cent interest in the Mt Marion lithium project in Western Australia for around US$96 million ($125 million).
Mineral Resources’ Mt Marion joint venture project in the Western Australian goldfields, sent its first lithium concentrate shipment to China on Tuesday.