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Could there be an ‘OPEC of lithium’?

GreenBiz

Chile plans to nationalize its vast reserves of lithium, an element essential for development of batteries and electric vehicles. That could force new public-private partnerships for leading suppliers Albemarle and SQM.

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The promise of a lithium-sulfur battery

GreenBiz

Low in cost and high in density, a lithium-sulfur battery could power the future of transport — if it ever gets to market.

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Discovery Lithium acquires private lithium explorer Midex Resources

Charged

Discovery Lithium, a Canadian exploration company, has signed a letter of intent to acquire a 100% interest in Midex Resources, a Canadian lithium exploration company. Discovery Lithium will acquire a 43,000-hectare land position in known lithium-bearing pegmatite fields in northwestern Ontario. Mt grading 1.04% Li 2.

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Weardale Lithium applies for geothermal lithium development in County Durham, UK

ThinkGeoEnergy

Weardale Lithium Limited (Weardale Lithium) has submitted a planning application to the Durham County Council for the phased construction of a lithium extraction plant at Eastgate in Weardale, County Durham, UK.

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Made in America: A lithium supply chain for EV batteries

GreenBiz

supplying 1 percent of the world’s lithium, there’s nowhere to go but up. With the U.S.

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Breakthrough technology for lithium manufacture

Envirotec Magazine

For all of these reasons, continuous monitoring has long been the dream in lithium manufacture, so with successful trials at several plants, the industry is delighted that the dream has become reality. Each EV lithium-ion battery pack contains around 8 kg of lithium, and last year global lithium production was 100 000 tons.

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E3 Lithium discovers high lithium concentrations in Alberta’s Nisku Aquifer

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The Canadian province of Alberta, currently the country’s top producer of petroleum, could soon be producing substantial quantities of lithium. E3 Lithium sampled brine in the Nisku from six well locations in its Clearwater Project Area, and found lithium concentrations as high as 87 mg/L. Source: E3 Lithium

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