Piedmont spoiled for choice

Piedmont spoiled for choice

Options for merchant or integrated lithium chemical plant both stack up

Feasibility

26 MAY 2020
IGO shelves downstream plant after better offtake terms 

IGO shelves downstream plant after better offtake terms 

Margins for battery-quality nickel sulphate erode, killing plan for $530M development

Energy Minerals News

01 NOVEMBER 2019
WA govt provides clarity on lithium royalties

WA govt provides clarity on lithium royalties

Govt says policy will encourage downstream processing

Politics

11 OCTOBER 2019
Dryblower and the return of the iron-ore processing debate

Dryblower and the return of the iron-ore processing debate

It's back to the future for WA's downstream processing sector

Dryblower

16 SEPTEMBER 2019
Tianqi puts expansion on hold

Tianqi puts expansion on hold

More lithium setbacks as second stage hydroxide plant to remain incomplete

Energy Minerals News

11 SEPTEMBER 2019
Pilbara axes partner process

Pilbara axes partner process

Company embarks on smaller stage two, as well as downstream JV; stage three expansion on hold

M&A

27 AUGUST 2019
BHP sees 'profound' rate of growth in nickel

BHP sees 'profound' rate of growth in nickel

Major sees nickel as having the best leverage to the battery market

Site Visits

05 AUGUST 2019
Alliance heading downstream with Chinese

Alliance heading downstream with Chinese

Signs MoU with partner to produce battery grade hydroxide

Energy Minerals News

29 APRIL 2019
Aussie company in Chinese lithium deal

Aussie company in Chinese lithium deal

Unlisted company secures option to acquire up to 80% of new lithium carbonate plant in China

M&A

26 APRIL 2019
Pilbara looks downstream in Korea

Pilbara looks downstream in Korea

Pilbara Minerals exercises option to form downstream lithium JV with POSCO

Feasibility

18 MARCH 2019
Miners 'becoming bespoke makers of chemicals'

Miners 'becoming bespoke makers of chemicals'

McKinsey specialist Ken Hoffman says miners becoming chemists

Events Coverage

29 NOVEMBER 2018
MinRes gearing up for a long, happy marriage with Albemarle

MinRes gearing up for a long, happy marriage with Albemarle

Choosing Wodgina partner was as important as choosing a wife, says Ellison

Events Coverage

23 NOVEMBER 2018