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Lithium Carbonate

Nemaska Lithium core patent applications published

Quebec-based lithium project developer Nemaska Lithium on Wednesday reported that its  two core patents for its proprietary methods to produce lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate were published as part of the review process under the Patent...
27th August 2014

Galaxy secures funding as it awaits Jiangsu sale

ASX-listed Galaxy Resources has drawn down the first $15-million tranche of a $130-million funding facility made available under the divestment agreement of its Jiangsu lithium carbonate plant, in China. In April this year, Galaxy signed a...
11th August 2014

In taking up its Aim listing Friday, Bacanora is ready to take on majors

Mexico-focused project-developing junior Bacanora Minerals will on Friday take up its new listing on London’s Aim, creating a more direct line to the bulk of the company’s investors. Speaking to Mining Weekly Online on Tuesday, the...
22nd July 2014

Mexico-focused project developer Bacanora aims for London listing

Magdalena test pit, Mexico. TSX-V-listed project developer Bacanora Minerals, which is working to advance its Mexican borate and lithium projects, intends to list its stock on Aim in July, which is expected to be the only new mining issuer to start trading on the platform in...
9th June 2014

Critical Elements steps toward securing offtake partners

Quebec-based lithium/tantalum project developer Critical Elements on Wednesday said that it had started shipping samples of lithium concentrate to a number of users for analysis and validation of the product specifications in its efforts to secure...
14th May 2014

Galaxy sells China lithium carbonate plant for $230m

Lithium miner Galaxy Resources has signed a binding share purchase agreement with China’s Sichuan Tianqi Lithium Industries to divest of its Jiangsu battery grade lithium carbonate plant in a deal worth $230-million. Under the terms of the...
30th April 2014

Orocobre eyes Aug start at Olaroz

Dual-listed Orocobre on Wednesday said that it was on target to reach commercial lithium carbonate production from the Olaroz project, in Argentina, by the end of August this year. ASX- and TSX-listed Orocobre told shareholders that the project...
9th April 2014

Galaxy production drops on Jiangsu shutdown

Production at lithium miner Galaxy Resources’ Jiangsu plant, in China, dropped significantly during the three months to December as the project was shut down for nearly a month. During the fourth quarter, the Jiangsu operation produced 1 360 t...
3rd February 2014

Critical Elements sells Quebec project interest, acquires James Bay properties

Montreal-based rare earths project developer Critical Elements on Tuesday said it had struck an accord with explorer Monarques Resources to sell a 50% interest in the Croinor property, near Val-d’Or, Quebec, for several properties located in the...
17th December 2013

Western Lithium gets all significant permits for Nevada organoclay plant

TSX-listed specialty chemicals producer Western Lithium Corp on Tuesday announced that it had received all significant permits and approvals necessary to start construction of a hectatone organoclay manufacturing plant, in Fernley, Nevada. Western...
11th December 2013

Orocobre lowers, completes A$30m placement

ASX- and TSX-listed Orocobre on Thursday said it had decided to not allocate shares to Canadian applicants under its A$37-million placement on the ASX, which had reduced the placement to A$30-million. Orocobre explained its action was owing to a...
28th November 2013

Canada Lithium achieves first continuous lithium carbonate production

Canada Lithium on Monday announced that it had for the first time achieved continuous lithium carbonate production, as commissioning proceeded through the latter stages at the company's openpit mine and processing plant near Val d'Or, Quebec....
18th November 2013
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