Mining News Pro - European Metals Holdings could begin operations at its Cinovec lithium project in the Czech Republic by mid-2022, and is holding preliminary discussions with potential customers, it said on Monday.

Mining News Pro - Shares in Nemaska Lithium Inc soared on Friday after the company announced it has received a letter of intent for a $460m (C$600m) investment from specialist mining investment firm, Pallinghurst.

Mining News Pro - Sweden is turning its gaze towards Peru and other South American countries for lithium tie-ups amid a global race to lock in supply of the “white gold” metal that is key for the batteries that power electric vehicles.

Mining News Pro - In March 2018, the Chilean government unveiled big news: Corporate investors, including South Korean electronics giant Samsung, would build three factories in Chile to produce battery parts for electric vehicles.

Mining News Pro - Cornish Lithium, a start-up hoping to lead the development of an industry for the battery metal in the UK, became on Friday the first British miner to launch a crowdfunding campaign to finance its hunt for the commodity in the ancient mining region of Cornwall, in south-west England.

Mining News Pro - Private exploration company Strategic Metals Australia (SMA) claims to have discovered a new lithium province in Georgetown, North Queensland.

Mining News Pro - Lepidico has reported first concentrate from its pilot plant leach circuit, marking the start of the ramp up for its first operating campaign of the lithium recovery technology.

Mining News Pro - Pilbara Minerals has achieved record production at its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia during May with its stage one plant capacity reaching 85 per cent.

Mining News Pro - AVZ Minerals has struck a strategic partnership with the world’s largest manufacturers of cobalt chemicals to advance its Manono lithium and tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mining News Pro - The UK government will fund a study to assess the feasibility of developing a British lithium supply. A consortium comprising the Natural History Museum, explorer Cornish Lithium and mining consultancy firm Wardell Armstrong.

Mining News Pro - Zenith Minerals has sold its Mt Alexander magnetite iron project in Western Australia to Mount Alexander Iron Ore (MAIO) for $2.75 million.

Mining News Pro - Canadian-based E3 Metals has confirmed the successful production of lithium hydroxide from brine originating from its Alberta lithium project .

Mining News Pro - Emerging lithium miner Sayona Mining has appointed engineering consultancy BBA to review the Authier Lithium Project’s mining plan and DFS, “based on a sustainable approach that delivers genuine benefits to all stakeholders.” The proposed operation is located 45 km northwest of the city of Val d’Or in Quebec, a major mining service hub.

Mining News Pro - Emerging lithium miner Sayona Mining has moved closer to commencing mining at its Authier lithium project in Quebec, Canada.

Mining News Pro - Its refining process was developed in conjunction with the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO). The two together, Lithium Australia noted, is an elegant and simple means for removing impurities from lithium phosphate and creating a highly refined product.

Mining News Pro - Following the development of a process to generate lithium phosphate from waste materials, Lithium Australia announced this week that its experts have now developed a technique for removing impurities from the lithium phosphate resulting in an exceptionally high purity refined product.

Mining News Pro - Nemaska Lithium Inc. provided an update on the overall Whabouchi project and disclosed its quarterly financials.

Mining News Pro - Talison Lithium, a partnership between America’s Albemarle and China’s Tianqi, has secured approval to further expand the Greenbushes lithium mine in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Galaxy Resources has returned its strongest month of production to date during April at the Mt Cattlin operation in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Talison Lithium, a partnership between China’s Tianqi and U.S. group Albemarle, secured approval this week from the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to expand the Greenbushes lithium mine in the southwest of the state.

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