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Bolivia picks Chinese partner for $2.3B lithium project

Bolivia picks Chinese partner for $2.3B lithium project

Bolivia has chosen a Chinese consortium to help it produce lithium, the government said on Wednesday, giving China a potential foothold in the country’s huge untapped reserves of the prized electric battery metal. China’s Xinjiang...

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Megafactories buildout could up nickel demand in batteries 19 fold—Benchmark

Megafactories buildout could up nickel demand in batteries 19 fold—Benchmark

It was encouraging for miners when Simon Moores, managing director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Tuesday. Moores was summoned by the Senate Committee to testify on...

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China’s lithium hydroxide exports to rise this year – Pilbara CEO

China’s lithium hydroxide exports to rise this year – Pilbara CEO

China is likely to lift exports of battery chemicals such as lithium hydroxide this year as domestic producers expand output and try to profit from higher overseas prices amid rising global demand for electric vehicle batteries, the chief...

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Flagship Volkswagen plant transforms for EV era

Flagship Volkswagen plant transforms for EV era

German auto maker giant Volkswagen has just upped its bet on electric vehicles (EVs) by overhauling its Salzitter plant to focus on production processes for battery cells for the new generation of cars, which the company plans to also start...

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Chile strikes deal with lithium miner Albemarle in contract dispute

Chile strikes deal with lithium miner Albemarle in contract dispute

Chile state development agency Corfo said on Thursday it reached a deal with world top lithium miner Albemarle Corp in a long-running contract dispute and would not file a previously threatened arbitration suit against the U.S-based producer. The...

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World’s top maker of battery cells for EVs to open German plant in 2021

World’s top maker of battery cells for EVs to open German plant in 2021

China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) plans to produce 60 gigawatt hours (GWh) beginning in 2026 from its battery factory in Germany, its first production site in Europe and the grounds of car giants BMW, Volkswagen and Daimler AG. The...

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Canada’s Cobalt 27 goes after lithium with royalty acquisition

Canada’s Cobalt 27 goes after lithium with royalty acquisition

Canada’s Cobalt 27 Capital (TSXV: KBLT)(OTCQX: CBLLF)(FRA: 27O) is tapping into the lithium sector by acquiring a royalty of 1.5% of gross revenues and A$2 per tonne of ore mined at the Mount Marion lithium project in Western Australia, the...

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Blackwater founder launches fund to invest in electric car battery metals

Blackwater founder launches fund to invest in electric car battery metals

Blackwater founder Erik Prince aims to raise as much as $500 million to invest in metals needed for making the batteries that power electric vehicles (EVs), the Financial Times reports. Prince, who besides starting the controversial private...

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Galaxy Resources receives partnership offers for flagship Argentinian project

Galaxy Resources receives partnership offers for flagship Argentinian project

Australian miner Galaxy Resources Ltd said on Monday it has received several offers from potential partners for its flagship Sal de Vida project in Argentina. Galaxy said in a statement that it will only proceed with a strategic partner “if...

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China’s GEM signs five-year battery material supply deal with ECOPRO

China’s GEM signs five-year battery material supply deal with ECOPRO

Chinese battery firm GEM Co Ltd will supply 170,000 tonnes of raw materials to South Korean battery maker ECOPRO Co Ltd from 2019 to 2023, its latest effort to win a bigger share of the booming power cell market. GEM signed a memorandum of...

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This one Congo project could supply the world with lithium

This one Congo project could supply the world with lithium

AVZ Minerals’ Manono became the world’s largest non-brine lithium resource after the Perth-based company released the maiden estimate for its 60%-owned project in southern DRC in August this year. At the end of November, AVZ published the results...

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Resource Weekly 328 – US crude rises 4%, settling at $52.95, on trade truce and expected supply cuts

Resource Weekly 328 – US crude rises 4%, settling at $52.95, on trade truce and expected supply cuts

  Click here to find more details This is NAI’s new Resource Weekly. We will be covering the latest news in Mining, and Oil and Gas sectors every week. To continue to receive NAI’s Resource Weekly, please click Here to subscribe.

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