Rio Tinto Plc is studying ways to extract lithium from waste rock at a mine it controls in California, making it the latest company trying to produce the battery metal in the United States for the fast-growing electric vehicle market.
Sept 30 Lithium Americas Corp on Monday
boosted its budget and production forecast for Argentina's
Cauchari-Olaroz lithium brine project, a bullish move linked to
the electric vehicle revolution, sending its shares up more than
4 percent in after-hours trading.
Sept 25 Lithium Americas Corp has cut
its budget and production target for a proposed Nevada mine
amidst growing concern of a global supply glut for the white
metal, a key ingredient used to make electric vehicle batteries.
WASHINGTON Mining executives eager to speed U.S. production of lithium and other metals for the burgeoning electric vehicle industry are frustrated that the U.S. Congress has yet to pass legislation designed to streamline mine permitting and fund geological studies, among other steps.
WASHINGTON, Sept 17 The United States is losing
the race to extract and refine minerals used to make electric
vehicles and should do more to spur domestic production, a
bipartisan group of senators said on Tuesday.
HOUSTON Former Vice President Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Friday after a Democratic debate that largely reinforced his front-runner status for the party's presidential nomination, leaving his rivals searching for how to wrest away the top spot.
HOUSTON, Sept 13 The Democratic presidential
contenders head back to the campaign trail on Friday after a
debate that reinforced former Vice President Joe Biden's
front-runner status and left his rivals searching for a formula
to knock him out of the top spot.
HOUSTON While 10 Democratic presidential contenders debate in Houston on Thursday, the party is eyeing gains farther down the ballot in Texas next year in races for the U.S. House of Representatives and state legislature, party strategists and political experts say. | Video
Glencore Inc's penchant for risk has long been mining industry lore, but the company is quickly expanding into a part of the world that would have been improbable just a few years ago: Minnesota.
The owner of the only U.S. rare earths mine is going on a hiring spree as it looks to significantly boost production, part of a strategy to build out American refining capability after China raised tariffs on the minerals amid an escalating trade war.