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
Savannah lithium project faces local protests

Savannah lithium project faces local protests

Mina do Barroso has a 27 million tonne resource containing 285,900t of Li2O

Development

24 MAY 2021
Cypress selects Chemionex for lithium pilot plant

Cypress selects Chemionex for lithium pilot plant

Chemionex will provide the equipment for the DLE section of the pilot plant.

Plant

21 MAY 2021
Argonne partners with SQM to research lithium life cycle

Argonne partners with SQM to research lithium life cycle

Partnership aims to provide better understanding of the environmental impacts of battery production

Plant

20 MAY 2021
Spearmint achieves 83% lithium extraction at Clayton Valley

Spearmint achieves 83% lithium extraction at Clayton Valley

Further testing is being planned to optimise leaching conditions.

Plant

14 MAY 2021
ABM secures pilot plant permit

ABM secures pilot plant permit

Company plans to construct its lithium battery recycling pilot plant in Fernley, Nevada.

Plant

14 MAY 2021
Minera Salar Blanco enters strategic alliance with Mitsui

Minera Salar Blanco enters strategic alliance with Mitsui

Project will have a nameplate capacity of 15,000t/y of high purity lithium carbonate

Plant

11 MAY 2021
Lithium refinery proposed in WA

Lithium refinery proposed in WA

The Calix patented technology involves a calcination technology

Plant

11 MAY 2021
Prairie Lithium readies Saskatchewan brine project

Prairie Lithium readies Saskatchewan brine project

Acquisition comes after Prairie Lithium's successful Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE) pilot

Plant

06 MAY 2021
Johnson Matthey targets EV chain with battery plant plans

Johnson Matthey targets EV chain with battery plant plans

Nornickel for supply of nickel and cobalt, and SQM for supply of lithium hydroxide

Innovation

19 APRIL 2021
Keliber plans greener water process for Kokkola lithium plant

Keliber plans greener water process for Kokkola lithium plant

Evaporation will be replaced with an electrochemical water treatment

Plant

16 APRIL 2021