LieNA gets protection

LieNA gets protection

Lithium processing technology gets patent protection.

Griffin calls for COVID-19 caution and care

Griffin calls for COVID-19 caution and care

Lithium Australia to join the queue for government relief.

Covid-19

06 APRIL 2020
Finniss gets core approval

Finniss gets core approval

Mine management plan the last major regulatory hurdle for the project to clear.

Development

03 APRIL 2020
Neometals finishes battery recycling pilot

Neometals finishes battery recycling pilot

Pilot plant demonstrated lithium recovery.

Design / Build

02 APRIL 2020
Altura hopes to wave off second March quarter shipment

Altura hopes to wave off second March quarter shipment

If loading is delayed the shipment will have to be counted in the June quarter.

Transport

27 MARCH 2020
Pilbara Minerals lands five-year offtake deal

Pilbara Minerals lands five-year offtake deal

Deal for up to 75,000 tonnes per annum of spodumene concentrate.

Tianqi Kwinana plant commissioning slows

Tianqi Kwinana plant commissioning slows

Commissioning slowed in January when it took over the process and slowed further due to COVID-19.

Plant

24 MARCH 2020
Galaxy ship sets sail for China

Galaxy ship sets sail for China

Galaxy to sort the good ore from the basalt.

Logistics

16 MARCH 2020
Lithium brine the new frontier

Lithium brine the new frontier

filtering technology could be a catalyst for new production.

Innovation

10 MARCH 2020
LieNA in waiting

LieNA in waiting

LieNA bypasses the roasting stage to target fine spodumene otherwise ending up as waste.

Logistics

26 FEBRUARY 2020
LieNA ready to disrupt

LieNA ready to disrupt

The LieNA process uses caustic digestion and acid leaching but bypasses roasting.

Innovation

13 FEBRUARY 2020
Tram batteries on the fast track

Tram batteries on the fast track

VSPC will develop fast-charge lithium-ion batteries for trams.

Innovation

12 FEBRUARY 2020