Lithium

DIY Solar Charger Bag Battery Boost Project

If you would like to add a solar panel to your favourite backpack or bag you may be interested in a new tutorial published to the Adafruit website …

Solar Panels

Battery breakthrough: Doubling performance with lithium metal that doesn't catch fire

A rechargeable battery technology developed at the University of Michigan could double the output of today's lithium ion cells—drastically extending …

Clean Energy

The U.S. Must Rely On Innovative Domestic Startups To Reduce Dependency On Imported Lithium

Electric Vehicle Paradigm Shift<p>Electric car sales are forecast to be 24.4 million yearly by 2030. To give this statement a bit more perspective, this …

Energy

Wall Street’s Latest Short: Once-Hot Metal for Electric Cars

One of the hottest investments of 2017 is now a big short<p>One of the hottest investments of 2017 is now a big short.<p>Investors have reaped gains this year from short bets on companies that produce lithium—a commodity used in the batteries that power electric vehicles and smartphones.<p>Lithium prices …

Electric Vehicles

China Stays Upbeat on Lithium With Stake in Argentinian Miner

A state-owned Chinese miner will take over a stake in a project to develop and operate a lithium project in Argentina, apparently undaunted by the …

News (China)

Why Chile is leading South America in lithium production

Bolivia has the largest cache of one of the world's most important metals.<p>An estimated 9 million tons of lithium sits untapped in the South American country.<p>Tech companies need it for their devices, and chances are you're reading this story on a laptop or smartphone that's powered by a lithium-ion …

South America

Chris Ellison's MinRes eyes offshore site for $600 million lithium hydroxide plant

Mineral Resources has raised the prospect of building a $600 million lithium hydroxide plant linked to its Wodgina project in south-east Asia rather …

Exports

ArcelorMittal to resume $330M Brazil expansion program

ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) says it will resume a $330M expansion project at its Vega plant in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina that will raise …

Business

WA senator throws weight behind lithium research incentive boost

Linda Reynolds said there was a case for the federal government to raise the research and development tax refund cap for certain businesses.

Western Australia

Cypress Development Corp. Is A Very Promising Lithium Clay Developer In The USA

<i>This article first appeared on Trend Investing on July 18; therefore all data is as of that date.</i><p><b>Cypress Development Corp. [TSXV:CYP] [GR:C1Z1]</b> …

Business

Quantum material is promising 'ion conductor' for research, new technologies

Researchers have shown how to shuttle lithium ions back and forth into the crystal structure of a quantum material, representing a new avenue for …

Nanotech

BRIEF-Nevada Sunrise Purchases Clayton Valley Water Rights Option From Advantage Lithium Corp

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Financial Markets

Research tax refund cap could halt WA's Lithium Valley in its tracks

The head of Perth-based Lithium Australia has warned a cap on R&D tax incentives could "destroy" WA's attempt at building a world-leading industry.

Clinical Trials

China’s Ganfeng Lithium buys stake in Argentina lithium project | Financial Times

China’s Ganfeng Lithium, one of the country’s top producers of the battery metal, has bought Chilean producer SQM’s stake in the Cauchari-Olaroz …

Tesla Model 3

Lithium Americas reports Q2 results

Lithium Americas (NYSE:LAC): Q2 EPS of -$0.08<p>Revenue of $0.86M (-46.6% Y/Y)<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>China Gold International Resources reports Q2</b> …

Business

China’s Ganfeng Lithium Signs supply agreement with Korea’s LG Chem | Financial Times

China’s Ganfeng Lithium has signed a supply agreement with Korea’s LG Chem to supply 47,600 tonnes of the battery material.<p>Shenzhen-listed Ganfeng, …

Electric Vehicles

Lithium Americas +18% as new project partner is 'highly positive'

Lithium Americas (LAC +18%) soars as much as 20% after SQM sold its stake in Minera Exar, which is controlled by LAC, to China's Ganfeng, increasing …

Business

Tuning the electrolyte network structure to invoke quasi-solid state sulfur conversion and suppress lithium dendrite formation in Li–S batteries

Article | Published: 13 August 2018<p><i>Nature Energy</i> (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>The lithium–sulfur battery is promising as an alternative to …

Google Scholar

WA primed for $2 trillion lithium industry

Western Australia has a chance to get a huge slice of the fast-growing global lithium battery market if it sets up a processing sector, a lobby group …

Globalization

Calendar Life Aging of Two Models of 18650 Lithium Ion Cells

Calendar Life Aging of Two Models of 18650 Lithium Ion Cells<p>NTRS Full-Text:<p>Click to View [PDF Size: 1.4 MB]<p>Author and Affiliation:<p>Russell, S.<p>(NASA …

Johnson Space Center

The next major innovation in batteries might be here

Lithium-ion batteries were first introduced to the public in a Sony camcorder in 1991. Then they revolutionized our lives. The versatile batteries now power everything from tiny medical implants and smartphones to forklifts and expensive electric cars. And yet, lithium-ion technology still isn’t …

Clean Energy

BRIEF-Lithium Americas To Jointly Advance Caucharí-Olaroz With Ganfeng Lithium

© Reuters. BRIEF-Lithium Americas To Jointly Advance Caucharí-Olaroz With Ganfeng Lithium<p>Aug 13 (Reuters) - Lithium Americas Corp LAC.TO :<p>* LITHIUM …

Alternative Fuel

MGX Minerals Completes TDEM Geophysical Survey at Salinitas Lithium Project - Salinas Grande Salar, Argentina

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- <b>MGX Minerals Inc.</b> (“MGX” or the “Company”) (CSE: XMG / OTCQB: MGXMF / FKT: 1MG) is pleased to report completion of the previously announced Time Domain Electromagnetic (TDEM) survey at the Salinitas lithium brine project (the “Project”) …

Geophysics

Lithium and copper stocks on watch as RBA tips boom

The Reserve Bank of Australia has forecast a boom for copper and lithium exports as renewable energy generation and electric cars gain traction – …

Reserve Bank of Australia

Asian Invasion: Tianqi And Ganfeng Seek To Expand China's Global Supply Of Lithium

China Seeks More Lithium<p>Tianqi Lithium Corporation and Ganfeng Lithium Corporation are the major lithium players in China. The Bloomberg 2018 …

Business

Drug Interaction Between Lithium and Caffeine

Lithium is an anti-manic drug used to treat and prevent episodes of mania in patients with bipolar disorder, a condition that causes episodes of …

Beverages

Caution urged on Pilbara gold, lithium

Investing in the Pilbara’s burgeoning gold and lithium industries is a good opp-ortunity, but one that should be undertaken with a “healthy” degree …

Economics

Method Man Announces New Album 'The Meth Lab II: The Lithium'

Method Man has announced a new album called <i>The Meth Lab II: The Lithium</i>. In a new interview with <i>Billboard</i>, the rapper says the album will feature …

Methamphetamine

Strong Lithium Sales Power Albemarle's Second-Quarter Earnings (Again)

The business supporting the top lithium stock is showing no signs of slowing down. Will Wall Street stop punishing the stock?<p>If second-quarter 2018 …

Investing

A deep dive with $500M on the line: Piedmont Lithium zeroes in on Charlotte region for mining operation

Piedmont Lithium has locked up 1,200 acres in the area west of Gastonia as it carefully explores options for a $500 million mine and processing plant …

Batteries