Tag: Lithium

Sep 23, 2022 - 03:17 pm

LGES orders lithium and cobalt from Canada

Battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution has signed cooperation agreements with three major suppliers in Canada for the supply of lithium and cobalt. The supply contract for cobalt sulphate is already binding, while the two lithium agreements still have to be finally negotiated.

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Sep 17, 2022 - 05:59 pm

Evonik makes headway in battery recycling processes

The specialty chemicals group Evonik wants to make the recycling of lithium from drive batteries of electric vehicles easier, more economical and more environmentally friendly. The ceramic membrane process developed for this purpose should be ready for the market in three to five years.

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Sep 12, 2022 - 03:19 pm

Piedmont Lithium to process lithium hydroxide in the USA

Piedmont Lithium has announced the construction of a large lithium hydroxide processing plant in the USA. The facility is to be built in Etowah in the state of Tennessee and will produce 30,000 tonnes of lithium hydroxide per year. The start of operations is planned for 2025.

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Sep 12, 2022 - 02:31 pm

Tesla is planning to refine lithium in the US

Tesla is considering building a lithium refinery in Texas as it continues trying to localise and secure the supply of critical components and materials. If the application just filed is successful, construction could begin this year. Yet, that depends.

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Sep 9, 2022 - 03:42 pm

Tozero raises €3.5 million in funding

Munich-based startup Tozero, which specializes in recycling lithium-ion batteries, has raised €3.5 million in a pre-seed round. According to the company, it developed a novel process to recover critical materials from batteries. The funds will be used to build a prototype plant.

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Sep 6, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Honda to source battery materials from Hanwa

Honda has entered into a strategic partnership with the Japanese trading company Hanwa to ensure stable procurement of battery materials required for its longer-term electric offensive. The agreement centres around nickel, cobalt and lithium in particular.

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Aug 24, 2022 - 05:06 pm

Mexico founds state firm to extract and process lithium

The Mexican government has founded a state-owned company to extract and market lithium. According to a decree by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the raw material is to be produced and distributed exclusively by Litio para México. The company aims to start operations in six months at the latest.

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Aug 23, 2022 - 05:09 pm

Germany secures raw materials and energy in Canada

During the German Chancellor Scholz’s visit to Canada, Volkswagen and Mercedes Benz signed agreements with the Canadian government to secure access to key battery raw materials such as lithium, nickel and cobalt, according to media reports. Chancellor Scholz has also secured a deal to supply Germany with green hydrogen.

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Aug 2, 2022 - 01:33 pm

Prime Planet secures lithium from Nevada

Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, the battery joint venture of Toyota and Panasonic, has signed a binding offtake agreement with Ioneer for lithium carbonate from Ioneer’s Rhyolite Ridge project in Nevada.

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Jul 27, 2022 - 01:56 pm

GM secures battery materials from LG Chem & Livent

The US manufacturer General Motors has signed agreements with LG Chem and Livent for the supply of battery materials. The company sees this as strengthening its goal of reaching one million units of electric vehicles in North America by the end of 2025.

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Jul 7, 2022 - 01:42 pm

Albemarle to build lithium refinery in the USA

The American chemical company Albemarle is planning to build a huge new lithium processing plant with an annual capacity of 100,000 tonnes in the southeast of the USA. The exact location has not yet been determined, but it should preferably be near a large port.

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Jul 4, 2022 - 02:53 pm

LGES orders lithium from the USA

South Korean battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution has signed its first offtake agreement with a US-based lithium supplier. The agreement with Compass Minerals, which is still non-binding, provides for LGES to be supplied with lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide from 2025.

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Jun 29, 2022 - 03:13 pm

Ford secures lithium with Liontown Resources

Ford has signed a binding off-take agreement for lithium with Australian company Liontown Resources. The five-year contract provides for the supply of lithium-spodumene concentrate from the Kathleen Valley project in Western Australia from 2024.

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Jun 27, 2022 - 03:29 pm

Gotion High Tech signs lithium plant deal in Argentina

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech has signed an agreement to build a lithium carbonate plant in Argentina. In future, the material will be processed into battery cells in Argentina, which could then also be used in electric vehicles made in four continents.

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Jun 24, 2022 - 12:27 pm

Stellantis invests in Vulcan Energy Resources

Stellantis has invested €50 million in Vulcan Energy Resources and becomes the second-largest shareholder of the German-Australian lithium producer with an eight per cent stake. Vulcan and Stellantis have also extended their binding off-take agreement for lithium hydroxide by five to ten years.

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Jun 3, 2022 - 01:45 pm

Stellantis is buying lithium from California

Stellantis has entered into a binding offtake agreement for lithium hydroxide with Controlled Thermal Resources (CTR). The battery-grade material mined by CTR in California will be used in electric cars manufactured in North America.

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May 25, 2022 - 02:37 pm

BMW to establish closed recycling loop for batteries

The BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture has just established a closed cycle recycling operation in China for the reuse of the raw materials nickel, lithium and cobalt from high-voltage batteries. Compared to the use of newly mined material, CO2 emissions are to be reduced by 70 per cent.

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May 18, 2022 - 02:40 pm

BMW i Ventures invests in Mangrove Lithium

BMW has joined Mangrove Lithium as the lead investor through its venture capital arm BMW i Ventures. The Canadian company has developed a process to transform virgin and recycled raw lithium into battery-grade material.

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Apr 22, 2022 - 12:23 pm

CATL to start mining lithium in Yichun

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL has secured the mining rights for a lithium mine in Yichun in Jiangxi province for 865 million yuan (123 million euros). According to CATL, the mine is expected to yield 2.66 million tonnes of lithium metal oxide.

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Apr 20, 2022 - 02:10 pm

Britishvolt & Italvolt founder announces US subsidiary

Lars Carlstrom, the founder of Britishvolt and Italvolt, has announced another battery factory – this time in the USA. The newly founded company Statevolt is to build a factory in Southern California’s Imperial Valley that will offer an annual capacity of 54 GWh when fully expanded – enough for around 650,000 electric vehicles.

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Mar 16, 2022 - 01:59 pm

Rock Tech Lithium to examine supply chains

Rock Tech Lithium has agreed to collaborate with the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT and supply chain tracking provider Circulor. The goal of the cooperation is to obtain comprehensive transparency of the lithium value chain.

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Mar 8, 2022 - 01:57 pm

Rock Tech Lithium to build plant in Romania

Rock Tech Lithium plans to build a production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide in Romania. A memorandum of understanding now signed by the company with the Romanian Ministry of Energy provides for investments of 400 million euros for this purpose.

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23.09.2022 15:57