Lithium

Why Most Lithium Stocks Got Crushed on Thursday, With Albemarle Plunging 7.1%

SQM got the green light from Chile's economic development agency to hike its annual lithium production, resulting in lithium pricing pressure …

Stocks

Lithium miners pull back on concerns prices have peaked

Lithium miners are losing some of their lustre this week as concerns rise that prices for the battery metal may peak.<p>Shares in the world’s largest …

SEI expands its lithium program in Chile

Speciality Metals International (ASX: SEI), formerly Carbine Tungsten Limited (ASX: CNQ), will begin further exploration work for lithium brines and …

Prospect's Arcadia a priority in Zimbabwe

Prospect Resources' Arcadia lithium deposit has been identified as a priority mining development project by the Office of the President and Cabinet …

Cape Town

Battery minerals catch miner interest

In Zimbabwe, however, a lithium miner is in the world’s top 10 of global producers with another project rushing into production, while in Namibia …

Business (South Africa)

Toyota unit takes stake in Australian lithium producer

Toyota Group’s trading arm will take a stake in Australian lithium miner Orocobre for almost A$300m as car manufacturers seek to secure supplies of …

The Promise and Challenge of Scaling Lithium Metal Batteries

While lithium-ion batteries are undergoing an historic scale-up, researchers are also hard at work looking for what battery technology might come …

Batteries

Why SQM Stock Beat the World's Largest Lithium Manufacturer to Gain a Scorching 107.2% in 2017

SQM had a lot going for it in 2017, and 2018 could be an equally busy year for the lithium stock.<p>What happened<p>Lithium stocks were on fire in 2017, …

Stocks

Why Is Lithium Good for Both Batteries and Bipolar Disorder?

Since the 1970s, lithium has been a common and effective treatment for manic-depressive illness, also known as bipolar disorder. But lithium is also …

Psychology

Elon Musk Could Be in Chile to Ensure Steady Lithium Supply | Investopedia

Tesla Inc. (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk reportedly traveled to Chile during the holiday season, sparking speculation that the electric car maker is keen to …

Tesla

New Smart Bag Restrictions Starting This Month For Most Carriers

This may have been written about by other bloggers in the Boarding Area network, but while on the AA website under baggage rules, there’s a section …

Airlines

Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives in Chile sparking lithium rumors again

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly arrived in Chile this week, sparking rumors in the lithium world, which Chile is the center of in some sense.<p>Chilean media are reporting that Musk arrived in the country on Wednesday.<p>Latercera reported:<p>“Sources from the Investigative Police (PDI) confirmed their …

Tesla

Lithium becomes sought after

Lithium is becoming one of the most sort after minerals in the world because of its use in batteries. Usage is expected to double by 2025. …

Electronics

Argentina is set on becoming a lithium superpower, but there’s one big problem

In the global rush to supply the electric-car revolution, lithium hot spot Argentina is grappling with a shortage of talent.<p>Battery makers are …

Mauricio Macri

Battery Makers’ Great Hope for Cheap Lithium Faces Talent Crunch

In the global rush to supply the electric-car revolution, lithium hot spot Argentina is grappling with a shortage of talent.<p>Battery makers are …

Business

'Your plane is not like a house' - Phone fires prompt warning

Air New Zealand has changed its safety videos because of the dangers posed by lithium-ion batteries in phones.<p>The Aviation Security Service, or …

New Zealand News

Massive lithium deposit found in Sichuan

A giant lithium deposit found in Southwest China's Sichuan Province this year should reduce China's reliance on imports as energy experts called for …

News (China)

More airlines impose restrictions on smart bags with built-in lithium batteries

A growing number of airlines have announced restrictions on luggage with built-in batteries because of a potential fire hazard they may create in the cargo area of a plane.<p>Two of the world’s largest airlines, American and Delta, announced this month that bags with built-in batteries that cannot be …

Airlines

BRIEF-Margaux Red Capital Enters Share Exchange Agreement With Sigma Lithium Resources

Dec 22 (Reuters) - Margaux Red Capital Inc MXCh.V :<p>* MARGAUX RED CAPITAL INC. AND SIGMA LITHIUM RESOURCES INC. ANNOUNCE QUALIFYING TRANSACTION<p>* HAS …

Batteries

Reedy completes $3.5m cap raise for Lithium brines

Reedy Lagoon Corporation has successfully completed a $3.5m capital raise, which will facilitate the drilling of an alluring conductor at the …

Energy

Be careful of lithium ion batteries, Europe warns Christmas air travellers

BERLIN (Reuters) - European aviation safety authorities have urged airlines to remind passengers about how best to transport electronic devices containing lithium ion batteries over the busy Christmas travel period.<p>Lithium ion batteries, found in devices such as laptops, mobile phones, tablets, and …

Batteries

GA Should Consider Why Airlines are Banning Smart Bags

If there’s a road warrior in your house or office, whether they hand over their luggage to the CSR at an airline terminal, pile their belongings into …

Flying

BRIEF-Sienna Resources To Raise $2 Million For Cobalt And Lithium Project Development

Dec 18 (Reuters) - Sienna Resources Inc SIE.V :<p>* SIENNA RESOURCES TO RAISE $2 MILLION FOR COBALT AND LITHIUM PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

Cobalt

Graphene unlocks the promise of lithium sulfur batteries

Many battery scientists are interested in the potential of lithium sulfur batteries because, at least in theory, they offer a high energy density at …

Batteries

NEVs’ future rests on cost-effective lithium mining

Illustration: Peter C. Espina/GT<p>As the market for new-energy vehicles (NEVs) booms, lithium resources are being stockpiled around the world. If …

News (China)

Get In On The Ground Floor Of These Promising Lithium Stocks

2 early lithium hard rock miners will be presented here.<p>I believe these companies have the prerequisites to reach the next stage of development.<p>Get …

Business

The great battery race

[MUSIC PLAYING]<p>The hunt is on for a better battery. To reduce the impact of climate change we'll need to move away from our centuries-old addiction …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Electric car range may soon triple, thanks to new research

Battery Breakthroughs<p>As increasingly more companies and governments move to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, it is becoming apparent that electric …

Autos

Battery researchers claim lithium metal breakthrough to triple electric car range

In the latest battery breakthrough claim of the week, researchers from the University of Waterloo released a new paper claiming a breakthrough involving the use of negative electrodes made of lithium metal.<p>They claim that it has the potential to “dramatically increase battery storage capacity,” …

Autos

Battery based on metallic lithium claimed to treble electric vehicle range

<b>Canadian chemists devise method to protect lithium metal anodes from corrosion and prevent fires and explosions</b><p>Using metallic lithium as the negative …

Batteries