India to launch second tranche of auction of critical and strategic mineral blocks

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India will launch the second tranche of auction of critical and strategic mineral blocks on February 29, the government informed in a press release. Union Minister of Coal, Mines &...

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An overview of India's lithium deposits and their geological survey status report

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India has identified a game-changer for its clean energy transition with the discovery of lithium deposits in Jammu & Kashmir as well as in Chhattisgarh. This not onl...

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Galan Lithium signs offtake agreement with Glencore for its lithium project in Argentina

HMW Lithium Project in Argentina

Australia-based mineral exploration company, Galan Lithium Ltd (Galan) has signed an offtake agreement with global mining major, Glencore Plc (Glencore) for its lithium chlori...

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Imerys, British Lithium joint venture to develop UK's largest lithium deposit

British Lithium's pilot plant in Cornwall, UK. The world’s first end-to-end lithium pilot plant treating the lithium mica granites that are extensive in Cornwall, beneficiating the mica and producing high-purity, battery-grade lithium carbonate.

Imerys S.A. the French multinational company specializing in the production and processing of industrial minerals on Thursday announced that it has acquired an 80% s...

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Chile releases National Strategy For Lithium; plans to nationalize the industry

Chile's President, Gabriel Boric recently announced the government's National Lithium Strategy asserting that the State will be present throughout the lithium produc...

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India finds 5.9 million tons of Lithium reserves in Reasi district of J&K

In a what can be considered as a big reveal for the mineral industry, the Geological Survey of India (GSI) has found a massive deposit of lithium within the Indian territory. ...

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GM to invest $650m in Lithium Americas to develop largest lithium source in US

American automaker General Motors and Lithium Americas recently announced an investment agreement to develop the Thacker Pass mine in Nevada, which is claimed as the...

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DoE invests in harvesting cost-efficient lithium from geothermal brines

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has recently taken a significant step forward in its effort to shore up America's domestic supply of battery-grade lithium—a subs...

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DOE announces finalists of Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the finalists in the $4 million American-Made Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize, a competition supporting innovations that help ...

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Stellantis invests €50 million in Vulcan Energy to boost low-carbon LiOH for EV production

Stellantis N.V. and Vulcan Energy Resources have announced the former's €50 million equity investment in Vulcan Energy, along with an extension of the original binding offtake agre...

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Snow Lake Lithium, Univ. of Manitoba collaborates to reinforce understanding of Li deposits

Snow Lake Resources Ltd., d/b/a Snow Lake Lithium Ltd., and the University of Manitoba are collaborating to strengthen the understanding of the lithium deposits in Snow Lake and su...

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CATL's subsidiary acquires exploration rights to a lithium clay project in China

As the race to acquire critical materials needed for battery cell manufacturing intensifies, Yichun Contemporary Amperex Resources Limited, a subsidiary of battery giant CATL, has ...

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