Chinese car maker BYD seeks to take back the Lithium-Ion battery crown from Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) over the next 24mths. BYD is spending about $3 billion to nearly quadruple its capacity to produce electric car batteries by 2020, in an effort to catch up with leader CATL. China’s Battery King,...
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...
Civmec has been awarded a large contract for the Lithium Hydroxide Plant by Albemarle Lithium. The new plant will be located in the Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area, approximately 160 kilometers south of Perth. “The Albemarle Kemerton Plant will initially comprise of three (3) production trains,...
By producing lithium from unconventional sources, Lithium Australia has identified a metallurgical process route which may provide security for the European renewable energy industry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu-QiWs_LTQ Lithium Australia is of the opinion that, by situating a SiLeach® plant at Sadisdorf to treat locally...
Late last year BGC was one of the initial contractors to be awarded scope on the Albermarle Kemerton Lithium project. BGC has started earthworks construction in January 2019 which includes construction access requirements, the installation of site facilities as well as the associated underground services such as cabling and piping.
The outlook looks good for Australian lithium miner Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) who currently have three lithium projects globally. Unlike their much larger peers, they are a pure play lithium miner. Galaxy recently agreed to sell their northern Sal De Vida tenements to POSCO for US$280m due to be completed...
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...
That’s according to Curtin University Professor of sustainability Peter Newman who said WA had suddenly become critical to security of supply for battery metals. "We are the only place in the world that has them all,” he said. “Not only do we have the resources but we also have the technological...
ASX listed Sayona Mining (ASX:SYA) has announced assay results demonstrating high-grade lithium from samples taken at its Tansim lithium project, situated 82 km south-west of the Authier lithium project in Quebec. The company posted 14 positive sample results, ranging from 0.96% to 2.47% lithium...
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...