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Perth based Lithium Australia (ASX:LIT) is assessing a number of options to resize its SiLeach® pilot plant in order to reduce overall capital expenditure. Although the resizing will require additional engineering requirements, Lithium Australia believe the delay on the study will be negligible, with completion targeted for...
A key report calling for further state and federal backing has been delivered today to Federal Resources Minister – Matt Canavan. The Resources 2030 Taskforce report says that it is crucial that the government assist the private sector in advancing the downstream processing industry for battery minerals such as lithium and nickel,...
Perth based Liontown (ASX:LTR) have announced a second substantial lithium discovery today at one of their projects in Western Australia’s goldfields region. The exciting discovery has prompted the company to further develop its drilling program in the hope of discovering more lithium in the area. The ore body...
Western Australia’s Kidman Resources is currently in a battle with the mining warden to defend its Mt Holland Project amidst a conflict regarding the spending obligation set out in the WA Mining Act.   Kidman is planning a lithium mine and refinery project capable of producing 44, 000 tonnes...
Lithium miner SQM have challenged the terms and conditions of a deal between the Chilean anti-trust regulator and Chinese owned Tianqi Lithium. SQM’s lawyers say they have concerns regarding Tianqi’s plans to buy up to a quarter of SQM, in which the measures agreed upon would not be sufficient in protecting...
The Kwinana industrial area is set to play a pivotal role in the new energy revolution. Western Australia has the largest deposit of hard rock spodumene, the valuable mineral that will power the next generation of smart phones and electric vehicles. Chinese lithium producer – Tianqi Lithium has well aware of...
Lithium Australia now owns 100% of the Sadisdorf lithium project in Far East Germany. A location where recent drilling recovered up to 78.51m at 0.51% lithium. On 11 June 2018, Lithium Australia NL (ASX: LIT) announced the acquisition of 100% of the Sadisdorf lithium/tin resource from Tin International...
Monash University has weighed in on the electric vehicle debate, with the university submitting its views on the industry to the Senate Elect Committee on Electric Vehicles.  Engineering Prof. Mainak Majumder and Assoc. Prof. Jacek Jasienak are responsible for the submission and believe it is vital that Australia leverages...
The Bald Hill joint venture between Tawana Resources (ASX:TAW) and Alliance Mineral Assets (SGX:40F) is currently on track to exceed their lithium concentrate targets for the remainder of the year. The project is located in WA’s eastern goldfields and comprises of four mining leases, 16 exploration/prospecting licences...
Altura Mining’s Pilgangoora project began producing lithium (spodumene concentrate) in July this year, but already the West Australian miner is making plans to double its production at the new facility.    The project was officially opened this week by Managing Director James Brown and Mines Minister Bill Johnston. The...