Articles Tagged "lithium"

Western Lithium Up 30 Percent on First High-purity Lithium Production

Western Lithium USA appears to be making moves, and the market is taking note. On Tuesday, the company announced that it produced high-grade lithium during the first trial run at its demonstration plant in Germany, and shares of the company shot up 30 percent.

Tesla’s Weak Q4 Results: Should Lithium Investors Worry?

On Wednesday, Tesla Motors released its Q4 and full-year results for 2014. The financials were underwhelming to say the least, and given how closely the stock's performance is tied to sentiment for the lithium, graphite and cobalt spaces, investors in mining companies focused on those metals might be a tad worried.

Lithium Americas Up 16 Percent on Positive POSCO Plant Performance

It's only been a month since POSCO's lithium extraction demonstration plant was inaugurated at Lithium Americas's Cauchari-Olaroz lithium project, but the plant is already exceeding expectations. On Tuesday, Lithium Americas announced that the plant has produced over six tonnes of lithium compound since its inauguration on December 22 2014.

Lithium Outlook 2015: Expect Continued Consolidation

Between the activity of major lithium producers, mining in China and developments in the wider electric vehicle market, there will be plenty to watch for in the lithium space in 2015. Chris Berry sees continued consolidation in the cards, and believes that while some new supply is expected to enter the market, there remains a slight overcapacity.

Bacanora JV Partner Announces Positive Independent Scoping Study

Following a flurry of trading activity in the shares of both Bacanora Minerals (TSXV:BCN,LSE:BCN) and Rare Earth Minerals (LSE:REM) on Friday, Rare Earth Minerals announced on Monday that it had commissioned its own scoping study for two concessions within Bacanora's Sonora Lithium project.

Bacanora Spikes on Press Speculation

Bacanora Minerals was experiencing much higher than average trading volumes on both in London and on the TSX Venture Exchange on Friday on speculation that the company will soon issue a positive update on its Mexican lithium projects. Rare Earth Minerals Plc, which holds a 30 percent interest in Bacanora's subsidiaries, also experienced a price spike and higher than average trading volumes.