Articles Tagged "Lithium Articles"

SQM And Corfo Continue to Butt Heads

Following recent reports regarding Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's arbitration proceedings with Chile's CORFO, SQM came out with more of its own side of the story this week. SQM published a release regarding the "Main Points of the Arbitration Proceeding Between SQM and CORFO," reasserting that has fulfilled all obligations relating to its lease agreement and has no outstanding debt with the government agency.

Joe Lowry Talks Lithium Supply, Demand and Market Fundamentals

Peter Epstein of Epstein Research interviews Joe Lowry, who formed Global Lithium after more than two decades working for one of the “Big 3” lithium companies. Lowry, also known as "Mr. Lithium," discusses lithium supply and demand and goes over other market fundamentals.

SQM Stock Still Down on News Chile Wants to Revoke Mining Leases

SQM fell no less than 13 percent during trading hours last Thursday following news that Chile is aiming to revoke the company's land concessions in the Atacama. According to Bloomberg, Santiago-based newspapers reported Thursday that Chilean investment agency Corfo is seeking to end an arbitration process over fertilizer and lithium leases, and is seeking to terminate contracts

What Does Tesla’s New Battery Research Partnership Mean for Graphite, Lithium and Cobalt?

Tesla Motors' share price rose this week following the company announced that it's partnered with preeminent lithium-ion battery researcher Jeff Dahn to lower the cost of its batteries. Critical metals investors are no doubt wondering what the new partnership means for lithium, graphite and cobalt.

Nano One Materials Aiming to Improve Lithium-ion Batteries

At the recent Canadian Investor Conference, the Investing News Network spoke with Dan Blondal, CEO of Nano One Materials, about his company's innovative materials manufacturing technology. Although the technology could apply to a variety of different materials, Nano One has chosen to focus specifically on the cost-effective production of nanostructured cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries.

Chris Berry: ‘Production Costs are the Name of the Game’

Chris Berry, president of House Mountain Partners and co-editor of the Disruptive Discoveries Journal, took some time at the recent Canadian Investor Conference to speak with the Investing News Network about trends in the lithium market. So far this year, Berry hasn't seen many surprises in the lithium space, although he did note that there has been some "upward price pressure" for lithium.

Stormcrow Capital: ‘Lithium Prices Will Rise’

In case you missed it, Jon Hykawy's Stormcrow Capital put out a comprehensive report on the lithium industry last Friday. The report includes plenty of detail, right down to the mathematical formulas used to arrive at some of its conclusions. However, the overall theme is that increasing lithium demand alongside stable supply will lead to a higher lithium price.

Pure Energy Minerals Expands MOU with POSCO

Pure Energy Minerals announced that it has signed an expanded non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Korean Steelmaker POSCO. The new document expands the scope of an MOU signed last March to include other considerations such as the development of business relationships with potential customers and "consolidation with other lithium development properties/lithium producers."