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Lithium Industry Updates

Lithium Miners News For The Month Of:  April 2021

Lithium Junior Miner News For The Month Of:   April 2021

Real-time Comparison:  North American Lithium Companies Post-PFS assets (US$)

Global Lithium:  The Global Lithium Podcast

News Articles


Oct. 19, 2011 – Forbes “Lithium: The New California Gold Rush”

April 6, 2016 – Las Vegas Sun “Precious metal: Is Nevada on the verge of a lithium rush?”

April 26, 2016 – Proactive “Trending: Is Lithium Rush the new Gold?”

Feb. 20, 2018 – GrabCAD “How Does Lithium Mining Work?”

Feb. 1, 2019 – National Geographic Magazine “This metal is powering today’s technology – at what price?”

May 17, 2019 – Seattle Times “A war is brewing over lithium mining at the edge of Death Valley”

June 24, 2019 – Nevada Current “No lithium boom yet, but boom in stories about lithium boom going strong”

Oct. 30, 2019 – E&E News “How lithium could be Calif.’s next ‘gold rush'”

Dec. 27, 2019 – The Sierra Nevada Ally “Lithium exploration science and mining – leading research has one foot in Nevada, the other in Argentina”

Jan. 9, 2020 – ZME Science “What’s behind lithium mining? Here’s all you need to know”

Jan. 13, 2020 – Mining Technology “Are mining companies jumping the gun on lithium?”

April 20, 2020 – NBCLX Video “Tesla Came First. Now Nevada is Becoming America’s ‘Lithium Valley’”

June 13, 2020 – The Australian Saturday Paper “The unfulfilled promise of lithium mining”

July 6, 2020 – Forbes “Tesla Powers Up; Lithium And Other Battery Metals Will Follow”

Aug. 5, 2020 – Berkeley Lab “Geothermal Brines Could Propel California’s Green Economy” and Reuters “Albemarle warns lithium sales sliding amidst weak EV market”

Sept. 23, 2020 – Morningstar “Falling Lithium Prices Provide Buying Opportunity”

Sept. 29, 2020 – Edmunds “The True Cost of Powering an Electric Car”

Dec. 8, 2020 – The Guardian “The curse of ‘white oil’: electric vehicles’ dirty secret”

Dec. 13, 2020 – Forbes “The World’s Top Lithium Producers”

Dec. 18, 2020 – KUNR News “Nevada’s Vast Stores Of Lithium Could Fuel The Energy Transition. But At What Cost?”

Jan. 1, 2021 – Joe Lowry Global Lithium “Lithium 2020: Parting Shots”

Jan. 15, 2021 – BBC News “Protecting fragile ecosystems from lithium mining”

Jan. 21, 2021 – Los Angeles Times “Two Biden priorities, climate and conservation, collide in the California desert” and The Nevada Independent “Nevada is looking at more lithium mining. An industry executive talks about a market driven by electric vehicles”

Jan. 22, 2021 – Mining “Snapshot: key lithium mining projects around the world”

Jan. 23, 2021 – Associated Press “Mine OK’d in Trump’s last days may boost Biden energy plan”

Feb. 25, 2021 – Cal Matters “Will California’s desert be transformed into Lithium Valley?”

April 26, 2021 – Cell Siders Future of the Lithium Supply Chain “Episode 6 – Hard Rock Cafe: A Conversation With Joe Lowry”

April 27, 2021 – POLITICO “Portugal to scrap lithium mining project”

April 27, 2021 – Earthworks “Reducing new mining for electric vehicle battery metals: responsible sourcing through demand reduction strategies and recycling”

May 1, 2021 – Physics Today “Fears of a lithium supply crunch may be overblown”

May 3, 2021 – S&P Global “EnergyX raises $20 million to advance lithium extraction technology”

See last entry above.

State and Federal Mining Information

Nevada Division of Minerals, Dissolved Minerals Resource Exploration (DMRE)

California Department of Conservation, Mining and Geology Board

California Department of Conservation, Maps: Mines and Mineral Resources

Micon International: NI 43-101 Technical Reports: What They Are, and What They’re Not

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