Ioneer hits air quality milestone at Rhyolite Ridge

Ioneer hits air quality milestone at Rhyolite Ridge

The plant will generate all its own electricity and heat needed for normal operations

Plant

24 JUNE 2021
Wärtsilä, Schneider Electric plan to power remote lithium mines

Wärtsilä, Schneider Electric plan to power remote lithium mines

Cost optimisation was achieved using a simple electrical distribution architecture

Power / Remote power

21 JUNE 2021
FLSmidth wins Keliber lithium contract

FLSmidth wins Keliber lithium contract

Concentrator will be built in the Päiväneva area

Plant

14 JUNE 2021
Finland awards €10.8M to battery ecosystem project

Finland awards €10.8M to battery ecosystem project

BATCircle supports the exploration for potential battery mineral deposits in Finland

Plant

11 JUNE 2021
Schlumberger and Panasonic launch DLE partnership

Schlumberger and Panasonic launch DLE partnership

Schlumberger and Panasonic will collaborate on direct lithium extraction

Plant

10 JUNE 2021
iM3NY produces first lithium-ion battery dry cells

iM3NY produces first lithium-ion battery dry cells

Volumes will increase with fully optimised and automated lines

Plant

07 JUNE 2021
Argosy completes 24% of total works for Rincon plant

Argosy completes 24% of total works for Rincon plant

Company on schedule and budget to achieve first commercial production by mid-2022

Plant

04 JUNE 2021
Op-ed: Albemarle should build their Magnolia DLE project

Op-ed: Albemarle should build their Magnolia DLE project

Geothermal DLE promises to produce lithium with a smaller footprint

Chemicals / Reagents

01 JUNE 2021
Enertopia files patent application for PV heat extraction technology

Enertopia files patent application for PV heat extraction technology

Excess heat from solar panels is used to heat the lithium brine solution

China's BYD joins top-ranked EV battery makers: Benchmark

China's BYD joins top-ranked EV battery makers: Benchmark

BYD joins the top ranking as it has officially began to distribute its cells to other OEMs

Innovation

27 MAY 2021
Primobius enters lithium-ion battery MoU with Stelco

Primobius enters lithium-ion battery MoU with Stelco

Facility will be modelled on Primobius' proprietary refining process

Plant

27 MAY 2021
Rio signs lithium deal with 'intelligent battery' firm

Rio signs lithium deal with 'intelligent battery' firm

Rio Tinto's Jadar project has an estimated production capacity of 55,000 tonnes per year.

Plant

25 MAY 2021