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    According to a UN Environment study published in 2019, extractive industries are responsible for half of the world’s carbon emissions, with the extraction and processing of metals and other minerals responsible for 26% of these environmentally degrading emissions. While this finding does not sit favourably with the heightening anti-climate...

    Despite its name suggesting a focus on just one commodity, Mali Lithium is pursuing a dual strategy in lithium and gold within Mali in West Africa. The ASX-listed firm originally owned gold assets under the name Birimian Gold, but in 2016 – when the lithium...

    Sayona Mining is a small cap lithium and battery minerals explorer with a 100%-owned subsidiary called Sayona Québec, based out of Montreal in Canada. The ASX-listed company aims to play a leading role in Québec’s emerging lithium industry through its bid for the North American Lithium (NAL) mine, which it aims...

    AVZ Minerals’ 60%-owned Manono Lithium and Tin Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was recently christened the ‘Escondida of lithium’ by the Chinese Ministry of Land and Agriculture after they learned of the potential size of the resource. “We’ve only drilled a small portion of the total project area and...

    Prospect Resources’ flagship venture is the 87%-owned Arcadia Lithium Project in Zimbabwe, which has been progressed from first discoveries to an updated definitive feasibility study (DFS) in less than three years. The Arcadia deposit, located on the outskirts of capital city Harare, is comprised of low iron spodumene and ultra-low iron petalite...

    For Perth-based lithium chemical company Lepidico, the 2019 June-ending quarter has been a truly transformational period. In April, the firm announced that its pilot plant project for the production of lithium carbonate, using its patented L-Max® technology, had commenced the commissioning phase. This milestone was followed by three significant announcements on May 7th: First, Lepidico confirmed an-all share offer...

    IronRidge Resources is an AIM-listed junior exploration company that thinks like a major. The Australia-based firm is focused on building a diversified portfolio of mineral assets with large scale tenure positions in African frontier jurisdictions, and to a lesser extent in Australia. “We adhere to this strategy to...

    In late 2018, ASX-listed Prospect Resources (Prospect) published a definitive feasibility study (DFS) for its Arcadia Lithium Project in Zimbabwe, a vital step for the company as it works towards near term production from one of the most significant lithium projects in the world. The DFS confirmed technical and financial...

    The last time RGN spoke to Nemaska Lithium, the TSX-listed miner had released an updated feasibility study for its Whabouchi project in Québec and was working hard to secure project financing for the globally significant source of lithium hydroxide and carbonate. Nemaska’s most notable achievements to date include the production of a large...

    Plymouth Minerals began the year by changing its name to Infinity Lithium Corporation to reflect its focus on the San Jose Lithium Project in Spain. The ASX-listed firm’s involvement in the project actually pre-dates the current boom in the lithium market, as the opportunity presented itself to Infinity’s management in late 2015, before a JV...