Lake Johnson is quickly becoming the place where Lithium Dreams are made off, as yet more "Spodumene" has been discovered. 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. Lithium Australia claims...
What happened last week in Lithium? It seems even Kaolin (an industrial clay) is enjoying being apart of the Western Australian Lithium rush. Thanks to a sustained growth in Lithium-Ion batteries. High Purity Alumina (HPA) recently joined lithium, cobalt, nickel and copper as a key input to lithium-ion batteries...
Pilbara Minerals Managing Director and Chief Executive Ken Brinsden said “the shipment marked another step in the emergence of Pilgangoora on the world stage as a major new supplier of lithium raw materials.” Last Saturday, the first shipment of direct shipping ore (DSO) from Pilbara Minerals’ Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in...
That’s according to Altura Managing Director James Brown who said: “Our recent China visit continued to echo the strong demand for more lithium supply. We are also still receiving regular demand queries from other sources as the project comes on line.” Altura has announced that the first shipment of Spodumene concentrate...
"Western Australia doesn't capture enough of the Lithium value chain." That's according to InfraNomics Director Cameron Edwards who told a gathering of investors and mining companies in Perth. The key is Downstream processing. Secondary processing is what happens after Lithium Hydroxide and carbonate is produced. “Secondary processing is moving beyond the lithium hydroxide, lithium...
US Chemical giant Albermale have received conditional approval from the States Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) for their proposed Lithium-Hydroxide Plant at Kemberton, Western Australia. The authority's Chairman Tom Hatton effectively has given the Green light for Albermale to proceed with their 100,000tpa LIOH plant. This makes Albermale the states second Lithium...
That’s according to Ravi Manghani, a respected Boston-based electrical energy storage analyst at GTM Research. He said “Each year will beat the previous year in terms of Lithium demand.” Since Tesla first rolled out his electric roadster in 2008, the demand for Lithium has been on an exponential rise. Lithium-ion technology...
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...
US Lithium miners are pushing to boost up their stocks to reduce their reliance on China. Once the world leader in Lithium production in the 1990’s , the United States has fallen away to a mere 2% of Global Production. Global demand is expected to jump 400%...
That’s what some are calling West Australian Lithium. The silvery white commodity that is so abundant in Western Australia has never been so popular with investors.   Why the excitement? Well that can be attributed to the global push for “green energy and renewables”. The growth in demand for electric vehicles and...