The Manono lithium project in the Democratic Republic of Congo is estimated to contain 4.25 million t of lithium oxide, 219 000 t of tin as cassiterite and 11 200 t of tantalite.
A measured resource of 366 000 lithium carbonate equivalent has been declared at Pular, along with an inferred resource of 113 000 t.
The total capital cost for the concentrate plant project, which includes a crushing plant, three concentrate production trains, an airfield, a gas pipeline and a power plant, is estimated at AUS$610 million.
Altura Mining Limited completes crushing circuit and ore stockpile commissioning at its Altura lithium project.
Marifil Mines Ltd (Marifil) acquires two brine properties in Argentina within the ‘Lithium Triangle’ that signals the commencement of its lithium exploration programme.
The increasing demand for rechargeable technology is to cause a boom in the lithium market in the next few years.
Global Geoscience Ltd has selected Wood to complete the study for the Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron project in Nevada, US.
The company expects the commissioning of a crushing circuit for the Altura Lithium project in Western Australia to begin in March, with a wet plant to follow in April or May.
Piedmont Lithium Ltd (Piedmont) increases its lithium mineral rights by 188 acres through a strategic land acquisition agreement signed with local landowners in the Carolina Tin-Spodumene Belt (TSB).
Deutsche Lithium GmbH obtains an exploration license which covers a substantial area of the previously mined Falkenhain Lithium deposit in Germany.