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London-listed miner says Mali lithium project not hit by new law
London-listed miner says Mali lithium project not hit by new law
22nd September 2023 By: Bloomberg

London-listed Kodal Minerals said its lithium project in Mali won’t be impacted by new legislation that entitles the state to a greater share of the West African nation’s mining assets. On August... 

Sigma Lithium signs supply deal with Glencore
Sigma Lithium signs supply deal with Glencore
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Miner Sigma Lithium said on Thursday it would supply more than 20 000 t of the mineral to commodity trader Glencore amid rising demand for the key element used in electric vehicle batteries. The... 

King to hold critical mineral talks in the UK and EU
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King will hold bilateral talks with ministerial counterparts from Germany, the EU, France and the UK around Australia’s supply of critical minerals. The... 

Great Southern Copper takes over Monti lithium project in Chile
21st September 2023 By: Darren Parker

London-listed Great Southern Copper (GSC) has executed a binding term sheet for the Monti lithium project, located in the Salar de Atacama district of Chile. The Monti lithium project comprises 81... 

Premier’s Zim lithium mine to resume operations
Premier’s Zim lithium mine to resume operations
21st September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has completed the installation of the RHA ball mill at its Zulu lithium and tantalum project, in Zimbabwe. This includes all necessary feeds and discharge... 

Loyal and Winsome collaborate at James Bay
21st September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed juniors Loyal Lithium and Winsome Resources will collaborate on activities at their James Bay lithium projects, in Canada. The two companies have announced a memorandum of... 

Vulcan awarded another geothermal and lithium brine exploration license
21st September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual listed critical minerals developer Vulcan Energy has been granted a new geothermal and lithium brine exploration license covering a region of Frankfurt am Main. The Luftbrücke license... 

Rio Tinto CEO Jakob Stausholm
Rio Tinto sees building its own lithium mines as better than buying
19th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Riio Tinto Group wants to be a “meaningful” lithium producer, but is more focused on finding and building its own mines than joining the wave of dealmaking engulfing the industry, said CEO Jakob... 

Andrada confirms lithium intersected pegmatites from Lithium Ridge drilling
18th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Namibian metals mining company Andrada Mining on September 18 confirmed that all drill holes – from assay results for the remaining reverse circulation (RC) exploration drilling results of an... 

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Essential calls shareholder meeting to vote on Develop bid
15th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Takeover target Essential metals has called a shareholder meeting on October 18 to vote on the takeover offer from fellow listed Develop Global. The two companies in July this year entered into a... 

Anson ramps up sample production in the US
15th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Anson Resources is ramping up lithium carbonate production from its sample demonstration plant in Florida, to meet demand from potential offtake partners. The company told shareholders that... 

Future Battery Minerals raises cash
15th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Future Battery Minerals will raise A$7.6-million in a share placement to accelerate exploration at its Kangaroo Hills and Nevada lithium projects. The company on Friday said it had... 

Sigma Lithium to explore alternatives after proposals for miner, Brazil unit
Sigma Lithium to explore alternatives after proposals for miner, Brazil unit
14th September 2023 By: Reuters

Miner Sigma Lithium said on Wednesday it is evaluating strategic alternatives for the whole company, including its Brazilian unit, sending the company's US-listed shares up 14.8% in premarket... 

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Leo cements Ganfeng deal
14th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Leo Lithium has cemented its equity investment agreement with lithium producer Ganfeng Investment. Under the equity investment agreement Ganfeng will sole fund $137.2-million of... 

Europe's mining quest faces a hurdle: angry locals
13th September 2023 By: Reuters

In Portugal's northern Barroso region, Maria Loureiro weeps at the prospect of losing her family's land to a mine that could become one of Europe's biggest producers of lithium, used in electric... 

Lithium tech developers eye ways to boost water recycling
13th September 2023 By: Reuters

The mining industry is working to boost freshwater recycling while also developing direct lithium extraction (DLE) technologies as it races to reinvent how the battery metal is produced for the... 

Tamarack, a joint venture between Talon Metals and Rio Tinto, will supply Tesla with nickel concentrate when in commercial production.
Lithium, nickel miners get $110m boost from US Defence Department
13th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Albemarle and Talon Metals are getting about $110-million in new US government funding to support the expansion of domestic mining of lithium and nickel, two metals critical to the nation’s energy... 

Albemarle seals early agreement with workers union in Chile
13th September 2023 By: Reuters

Albemarle, one of the world's top lithium producers, said on Tuesday it reached an early collective bargaining agreement with a union that represents 386 of its workers in Chile. "This important... 

Liontown awards final construction contract at Kathleen Valley
13th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Liontown Resources has awarded a A$100-million wet plant structural, mechanical, piping (SMP) and electrical and instrumentation (E&I) contract to ASX-listed Monadelphous at its... 

School of Mining in operational surroundings.
New mining school nurturing human capital in anticipation of major upcoming demand
12th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper mining company Copper 360, which announced in August that its School of Mining was under development at Concordia operation in the Northern Cape, has launched its first set of courses, aimed... 

Australian mineral prospectors double fund inflows to A$2.84bn in quarter - report
12th September 2023 By: Reuters

Australian prospectors looking primarily for gold, lithium and critical minerals secured $2.84-billion in funding in the June quarter amid renewed investor appetite for minerals, particularly those... 

James Bay starts trading on ASX
12th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Canada-focused lithium explorer James Bay Minerals has listed on the ASX, following a A$6-million initial public offering (IPO). The Perth-based company is now trading under the ticker JBY. 

NickelSearch and Allkem hunt for lithium
12th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed NickelSearch has joined forces with lithium miner Allkem to evaluate the lithium potential at the Carlingup nickel sulphide project, in Western Australia. Allkem will review the... 

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Hancock confirms Liontown share splurge
12th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has confirmed it has become a substantial shareholder in takeover target Liontown Resources. Hancock Prospecting this week confirmed it has taken a 7.72%... 

Premier receives approval of further funding for Zimbabwe project
11th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals says Canmax Technologies has received Chinese regulatory approval for its subscription under which Premier has raised a further £5-million before expenses for... 

Glencore commits to offtake, financing on DRC’s first lithium mine
11th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Canada-based Tantalex Lithium Resources Corporation has received and executed a term sheet from diversified miner Glencore International for a marketing offtake agreement involving lithium produced... 

Albemarle starts due diligence on Liontown
Albemarle starts due diligence on Liontown
11th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

US critical minerals major Albemarle will start its due diligence research into ASX-listed Liontown Resources, to allow the company to submit a binding bid. Albemarle recently confirmed a... 

Packaged manganese destined for export
‘South African industrial jewel’ repositions as manganese becomes key battery material
8th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

For nearly 50 years Manganese Metal Company (MMC) has been buying high-grade manganese fines material from Hotazel in South Africa’s Northern Cape and turning it into a beneficiated manganese... 

DSO remains an option at Goulamina - Hay
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The direct shipping ore (DSO) opportunity at the Goulamina lithium mine, in Mali, remained present, owner Leo Lithium said on Friday. Speaking at the last day of Paydirt’s Africa Downunder... 

Portugal's Lusorecursos gets final environmental OK for lithium mine
8th September 2023 By: Reuters

Portugal's environment agency APA has given its final approval for local company Lusorecursos to extract battery-grade lithium in what would be the country's first such mine, expected to start... 

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