Lithium News: 7 Lithium Stories You Might Have Missed

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 03:13:45 +0000

Lithium, lithium, lithium — as much as we cover the lithium market, there’s much more to cover. The lithium market is jumping. Below are 7 notable lithium stories we haven’t written about before today. Lithium Americas has started construction on its Thacker Pass lithium project located in Nevada. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) provided […]

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Australian Mining News — Not Just Lithium, But Rare Earths!

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 03:21:33 +0000

Andrew Forrest is a leader in the move away from fossil fuels. He established Fortescue Future Industries (FFFI) to capitalise on and accelerate the transition to a green global economy. Recently, while announcing Fortescue Metals Group’s “best-ever” half-year result he said: “We have … a very rare insight, I think, for a mining company, into […]

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GM Adds Buick To Electric Car Lineup In China

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2023 04:50:45 +0000

electric car evs china gm buick electra 5With the new Electra 5, GM banks on Buick brand to add high end SUV sizzle to its electric car sales in China.

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Aussie Miners Consider the Renewable Option

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2023 04:40:36 +0000

Aussie miners are considered the most efficient and well governed companies in the world. It is only natural, then, that they consider the use of renewable energy as the sector heads towards net-zero emissions. Mines require massive amounts of power 24/7, and so hybrid options including wind, solar, hydro, and batteries are the best option. […]

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Digging into EV Battery Mineral Market & Automaker Evolution with Mining Investor

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 21:00:33 +0000

I recently sat down with Brian Menell, CEO and Chairman of TechMet, to talk EV battery mineral mining, investment in this fast-changing market, and the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. As someone whose company is investing in mines and lithium mining startups, Brian had more to share and more perspective on these matters than anyone […]

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4 More Big Battery Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2022 02:31:11 +0000

The story these days is batteries, batteries, batteries. Scaling up electric vehicle production is all about scaling up batteries, and scaling up the mineral mining and refining essential to batteries. Scaling up renewable energy generation capacity is all about scaling up battery storage capacity to help with the fluctuations in supply. It’s all about the […]

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GM Banks On Honking Big Electric Vehicles In First-Ever Propulsion Do-Over

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 21:30:41 +0000

electric vehicles GM lithium battery recyclingThe US car buying public loves big vehicles, and now they are going to love big electric vehicles.

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New Australia Lithium Mine For Ford, LG, & Tesla Lithium To Be Powered By Giant Off-Grid Solar, Wind, & Battery Project

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 00:33:28 +0000

Australia is a top source of lithium for EV batteries. Much of the world’s lithium used for such purposes comes from there. Now we’ve got news of a major lithium mine in Australia using batteries as well as solar and wind energy in order to mine more cleanly and — importantly for the miners — […]

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Tesla Hires A Geologist — Perhaps A First Step Toward Mining Its Own Lithium?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2022 02:13:35 +0000

Tesla recently hired a geologist, which many be a step in the direction of lithium and critical materials mining. There’s no official announcement that Tesla will actually do its own mining, and there could be other reasons that it’s hiring geologists. It could be a focusing on critical minerals and the supply chain in order […]

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