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Pilbara increases output in March quarter

By: Esmarie Iannucci     29th April 2019 ASX-listed Pilbara Minerals has upped production in the three months to March, producing 52 196 t of spodumene concentrate, compared with the 47 857 t produced in the previous quarter. Spodumene concentrate sales for the quarter were down from the 46 598 t reported in the second quarter, to 38... 

Galaxy fails to find JV partner for Sal de Vida

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th April 2019 The share price of lithium miner Galaxy Resources fell by nearly 12% on Thursday after the company announced that it would close the joint venture (JV) process for its Sal de Vida project, without a deal. Through the second half of 2018 and early 2019, Galaxy conducted an evaluation of strategic... 

Pilgangoora Stage 3 proves up

By: Esmarie Iannucci     26th March 2019 A scoping study into the Stage 3 expansion of the Pilgangoora lithium project has delivered positive results, ASX-listed Pilbara Minerals told shareholders. The Stage 3 expansion would increase output at Pilgangoora from the Stage 2 production of between 800 000 t/y and 850 000 t/y of... 

Chile launches tender for value-added lithium projects

By: Reuters     26th March 2019 Chile said on Monday it would shortly begin accepting bids from local and foreign companies seeking to develop battery materials within the South American nation using discounted Chilean lithium provided by top miner SQM. Chilean authorities struck a deal in January 2018 with SQM that ended a... 

Lithium giant's landmark deal is big step to battery 'dream'

By: Bloomberg     4th February 2019 The country holding the world’s largest reserves of lithium says it’s one step closer to becoming a manufacturing hub for rechargeable batteries used in electric vehicles. Chile is hopeful that battery makers such as Samsung and Posco will start installing lithium processing plants in the... 

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