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Court rules in LRC’s favour in Thacker Pass royalty litigation
Court rules in LRC’s favour in Thacker Pass royalty litigation
17th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The Ontario Superior Court on Wednesday ruled in favour of Lithium Royalty Corp (LRC), finding that its 2021 contract to buy an 85% interest in the Thacker Pass royalty from Orion Resource Partners... 

Core completes massive placement
17th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Core Lithium has successfully completed its A$100-million institutional placement, announced earlier this week. The company on Thursday said that 250-million new shares are being... 

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Liontown awards major contract at Kathleen Valley
17th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Liontown Resources has awarded a A$1-billion underground mining services contract to contractor Byrnecut for work at its Kathleen Valley project, in Western Australia. The... 

Initial drilling from Thor Explorations’ Nigeria prospect return encouraging results
16th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Minerals exploration and mining company Thor Explorations is “extremely encouraged” by the first set of results from its initial drilling campaign being undertaken on one of the company’s prospects... 

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Lithium miner Core sets A$120m raising target
16th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Core Lithium will raise A$120-million in an institutional share placement and share purchase plan (SPP) to support its near-term growth initiatives. The ASX-listed miner on... 

Lithium hopeful James Bay closes IPO early
16th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium hopeful James Bay Minerals has closed its initial public offering (IPO) early after completing a successful book-build to raise A$6-million. “We are absolutely delighted by the strong... 

Premier reaches new offtake, prepayment agreement with Canmax for Zimbabwe project
15th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals and Canmax Technologies have reached an agreement to amend and restate the offtake and prepayment agreement they entered into in August 2022. The amended... 

More than 50 firms want in on new lithium-mining model in Chile
More than 50 firms want in on new lithium-mining model in Chile
15th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Mining companies are jostling to negotiate lithium deals under a new government model in Chile, home to the world’s biggest reserves of the metal that’s a key component in electric-vehicle... 

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Andrada agrees $25m funding package with Orion Resource Partners
15th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Andrada Mining has signed binding documentation for an updated, conditional $25-million funding package with Orion Resource Partners. This entails $2.5-million in equity at 6.39p a share... 

Atlantic looks at feldspar at Ewoyaa
15th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual listed lithium explorer Atlantic Lithium has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ghanian University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) to undertake a definitive feasibility study... 

The Andover lithium project area in Western Australia.
Azure rises on SQM overture
15th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The share price of junior Azure Minerals surged on Tuesday after the company confirmed it had received expressions of interest from Chile’s Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) regarding a... 

Marula approves Blesberg resource drilling exploration, mining programme
11th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The board of Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining has approved a R26-million (about $1.35-million) resource drilling exploration and mine planning programme for the company’s... 

Chile's leftist President rejects push for private lithium concessions
11th August 2023 By: Reuters

Chile's leftist President on Thursday said he would oppose a proposal from conservative leaders in Congress to allow private lithium concessions, arguing that his state-centred approach was the... 

Allkem adds to James Bay resource
11th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Allkem has reported a 173% increase at its James Bay lithium project, in Québec. The project’s updated mineral resource now stood at 110.2-million tonnes at 1.3% lithium oxide, of... 

Zimbabwe Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa
Minister highlights Zimbabwe mining sector’s growth potential
10th August 2023 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

By bringing previously unregulated small-scale miners into the formal fold and introducing incentives for established producers, Zimbabwe has boosted its gold output from about 20 t to 35 t a year... 

Lithium mine auctions in China's Sichuan draw thousands of high bids
10th August 2023 By: Reuters

Two lithium mine auctions in China's southwestern Sichuan province that began this week have received nearly 7 000 bids, with prices hundreds of times higher than starting levels and rising as of... 

Strongly positive lithium results were recorded from assays of core generated from the first angled drillhole KSDD001 that was completed at Kamativi
Galileo reports new lithium discovery in Kamativi initial drilling
10th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Mineral development company Galileo Resources says the initial lithium analysis by an independent accredited laboratory has confirmed the presence of lithium mineralisation over a signficant width... 

Aterian raises £1m, announces newly granted prospects
10th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Aterian has been granted two substantial exploration projects, as well as several new exploration licences adjacent to existing projects in Morocco. In total, ten new licences have... 

Bolivia eyes lithium mining investment from Brazil's Petrobras
10th August 2023 By: Reuters

 Brazil's state-run oil giant Petrobras has signaled interest in possibly investing in Bolivia's lithium-rich salt flats with an eye toward industrial-scale projects, the country's top energy... 

IGO sinks more cash into Cosmos and Kwinana
9th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Clean metals company IGO will spend some A$338-million on the Cosmos nickel project, in Western Australia, as it works to bring the project into operation. Cosmos was acquired by IGO as part of... 

Atlantic Lithium are targeting delivering Ghana’s first lithium mine
Drilling results show high-grade mineralisation at Ewoyaa
8th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Africa-focused lithium exploration and development company Atlantic Lithium says ongoing drilling assay results have confirmed the presence of high-grade infill and extension intersections at the... 

Patriot chairperson Ken Brinsden
Patriot's Quebec lithium discovery offers downstream hub potential
8th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Corvette lithium discovery, in Quebec, had the potential to support a ‘substantial number’ of downstream chemical plants, ASX-listed Patriot Battery Metals said on Tuesday. Speaking on the... 

Ghana approves green minerals policy to develop lithium industry
7th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Ghana approved a green-minerals policy to help manage the exploitation and production of lithium, a step toward tapping into the multibillion-dollar global industry. The cabinet approved the policy... 

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Liontown and Sumitomo investigate downstream options
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Liontown Resources on Monday announced a joint study with Japanese major Sumitomo into the development of a lithium supply chain between Australia and Japan. The agreement will... 

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Pilbara grows lithium resource at Pilgangoora
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Pilbara Minerals has reported a 109-million tonne increase to its mineral resource estimate following its 2023 drill programme. At the Diggers & Dealers conference, Pilbara announced... 

MinRes signs up for Lithium Australia tech
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Lithium Australia has struck a joint development agreement with fellow-listed Mineral Resources (MinRes) for the development of the LieNA disruptive lithium extraction technology. Under... 

Global eyes DSO operation at Manna
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Global Lithium is considering a direct shipping ore (DSO) option at its Manna lithium project, in Western Australia, ahead of the start of spodumene concentrate production. Speaking... 

DMIRS approves plans at Faraday
4th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has conditionally approved ASX-listed Widgie Nickel’s mining proposal for its Faraday lithium deposit. The approval was subject to... 

Albemarle boosts profit forecast on surging lithium demand, shares jump
3rd August 2023 By: Reuters

Albemarle, the world's largest producer of lithium, raised its 2023 profit forecast on Wednesday after reporting better-than-expected quarterly results, and it shares jumped as the company cited... 

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Liontown advances DSO strategy
3rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Liontown Resources will move ahead with a direct shipping ore (DSO) strategy at its Kathleen Valley project, in Western Australia, in order to generate early cashflow. The... 

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