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Lake firms up Kachi lithium resource

Lake firms up Kachi lithium resource

Measured and indicated numbers jump at emerging lithium brine play

SQM invests in Aussie junior

SQM invests in Aussie junior

Chilean major likes the look of early stage project

Capital markets

11 JAN 2023
US Congressman Westerman gets house committee post

US Congressman Westerman gets house committee post

Westerman expected to back mining

N.American leaders agree on critical minerals road map

N.American leaders agree on critical minerals road map

Washington and Ottawa aim to end China dependency

Musk

Musk's Tesla posts wanted ads for lithium refinery

First production seen from end 2024

Compass targets lithium from Great Salt Lake in 2025

Compass targets lithium from Great Salt Lake in 2025

Is largest saltwater lake in Western hemisphere

SK On may drop EV battery plant plan as Europe stalls

SK On may drop EV battery plant plan as Europe stalls

The company said a decision has not been made whether to halt negotiations

Base metals

10 JAN 2023
Eskom CEO survives poisoning attempt

Eskom CEO survives poisoning attempt

Poisoning attempt took place December 12.

EV share in US market seen increasing

EV share in US market seen increasing

US still lags China, Europe

Stellantis backing emerging manganese producer

Stellantis backing emerging manganese producer

Equity and offtake prepayment investments are in the offing

Capital markets

09 JAN 2023
Tianqi and IGO to acquire lithium junior

Tianqi and IGO to acquire lithium junior

Deal worth A$136M

M&A

09 JAN 2023
US court ruling on Lithium Americas project seen in months

US court ruling on Lithium Americas project seen in months

Thacker Pass is a litmus test for critical minerals

China to boost domestic supply of critical minerals

China to boost domestic supply of critical minerals

Great self-sufficiency comes into focus as geopolitics rattles supply chains

Base metals

06 JAN 2023
CATL increases dominance in EV battery sales

CATL increases dominance in EV battery sales

CATL's sales slightly more than doubled year-on-year to 165.7GWh worth of batteries for Jan-Nov 2022

Base metals

05 JAN 2023
US urged to reduce reliance on Chinese rare earths

US urged to reduce reliance on Chinese rare earths

Tensions over Taiwan turn focus to rare earths supply

Lithium Americas awards EPCM for Thacker Pass

Lithium Americas awards EPCM for Thacker Pass

Comes as court decision on project looms