Shares in Australian based Lepidico Ltd (ASX:LPD) have surged 13% on Thursday, driven by news of significant developments of the company’s L-Max® product suite. The collaborative effort between Lepidico, Strategic Metallurgy and Knight Piésold has resulted in the successful concentration of caesium and rubidium into two isolated...
Back in the 70s, there was talk of “”peak oil””, then we had ‘”peak oil”” again and again. Now we have moved on and many in the market are starting to worry about “”peak lithium””. According to analysts, people are worried that...
Perth based explorer Lepidico (ASX:LPD) has acquired access to a belt of lepidolite pegmatites through an option agreement with Venus Metals Corporation Limited (ASX:VMC). Under the option agreement, Venus receives $50 000 cash and 3,619, 254 Lepidico fully paid ordinary shares in return for a year long option to...
Australia has taken over Chile as the world’s largest lithium producing nation according to data from United States Geological Survey (USGS). West Australia produced 18,700 tonnes of lithium in 2017, thanks mainly to Western Australia-based mines — Galaxy Resources’ Mt Cattlin and Mt Marion, coming on stream. During the same period...
We were invited to attend a Rexnord presentation about IIoT V-Class Smart Gear Drive. It was an informative session and we are excited to see this product in operation. How IIoT Smart Gear Drive Works   Asset Management & Utilization Reduced downtime and expedited recovery Inventory optimization Available on-demand information to streamline product...
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...
SEACOR Marine (Louisiana) has handed over the first ABS certified “Electric Lithium-Ion battery powered” offshore support vessel (OSV) in the Gulf of Mexico. And from the looks of things more upgrades are coming. SEACOR Marine is now looking to convert three additional OSVs to Lithion-Ion based systems including “SEACOR Azteca, SEACOR...
The small town of Greenbushes is a historic timber and mining settlement located between Balingup and Bridgetown in Western Australia.  The town got its title from the unfamiliar green bushes that surrounded a local well that was often used by voyagers travelling south from Bunbury. 
Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX:GXY) has signed a $280 million deal with one of South Korea’s major steelmakers – POSCO. The deal gives POSCO access to lithium mining rights currently held by Galaxy in Argentina and are part of POSCO’s plan to build a lithium...
In his opening address at this morning’s Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum in Kalgoorlie, Mr Giorgetta said the skills shortage needed to be dealt with urgently to continue to supply the mining sector’s future demand for skilled workers. “This is approaching crisis level and action needs to be taken now,”...