Australia’s opportunity to become a major player in the $213 billion (and growing) global battery market could be derailed by proposed Federal Government changes to research and development (R&D) funding slated in its latest Budget.   At risk is the chance for Australia to increase its meagre $1.1 billion share of...
Last week the annual Diggers & Dealers conference took place in Kalgoorlie, combining presentations and exhibition areas by a number of mining and exploration companies operating in the region. This year’s conference revealed a keen interest in lithium and related minerals, with a number of Australian miners...
Lithium Power International (ASX:LPI) has appointed a new Executive Director – Richard Crookes to look after the Corporate Finance division of the business. Mr Crookes has a range of experience across the resources sector and holds significant investment banking knowledge and connections. His main function will be...
Albermarle’s proposed lithium plant to be constructed near Bunbury has been given environmental approval by the West Australian Government. The construction effort will create an estimate of about 500 jobs, whilst another 500 employment positions will be available when the plant is in the operations...
The Kwinana industrial area is set to play a pivotal role in the new energy revolution. Western Australia has the largest deposit of hard rock spodumene, the valuable mineral that will power the next generation of smart phones and electric vehicles. Chinese lithium producer – Tianqi Lithium has well aware of...
The expanding lithium battery market is presenting a “once in a generation” opportunity for Western Australia. A prominent mining lobbyist is pressing the WA government to develop plans to manufacture lithium batteries in Western Australia, a move that would significantly contribute to the state’s economy.
Perth based Infinity Lithium Corporation Ltd (ASX:INF) has recently finished a scoping study that has values their San Jose Lithium project in Spain above US$ 1 billion. For this valuation, the project would need to include the company’s plans of building a full-sized lithium hydroxide production plant....
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...
In 2018 Lithium Australia NL (ASX: LIT) identified lithium pegmatite at Medcalf which is part of the Lake Johnston Project. “Lithium Australia’s (ASX:LIT) has announced it has identified up to 7.1% lithium oxide from assays at its 100% owned Medcalf prospect, which is part of the Lake Johnson project 400km east of Perth.”...
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...