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For EV makers, the lithium price crash should be good news. It isn’t.

Rather than stoking demand, the 80% drop in lithium prices from November 2022 to February 2024 may have caused potential customers to delay their purchase in expectation of even lower prices ahead, a top Tata Motors official said.

5 min read16 May 2024

JSW woos a Chinese tech partner for its lithium-ion cell project

JSW’s agreement comes in the backdrop of Indian and global firms increasingly looking to adopt Chinese expertise in cost-efficient battery tech for electric vehiclesIronically, efforts to reduce dependency on Chinese imports requires first obtaining advanced cell technology from China

4 min read7 May 2024

Lithium Permit Freeze Limited to New Projects, Argentina Province Says

The Argentine province of Catamarca said a court ruling to halt the issuance of lithium permits only affects new projects, leaving companies such as Arcadium Lithium Plc and Posco Holdings Inc. free to continue producing the metal and developing existing projects.

1 min read16 Mar 2024

Yellen Praises Ties With Chile, a Vital Part of EV Supply Chain

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen championed robust US relations with Chile on Saturday, saying that the two nations could help one another achieve goals involving climate and energy.

1 min read3 Mar 2024

Are Lithium Stocks at Rock Bottom?

A recovery of the metal’s market isn’t yet in sight, but one will have to come eventually.

3 min read20 Feb 2024

Northvolt breaks through: No-critical mineral, sodium-ion based battery ready for market

During the UN Climate Conference in Dubai, COP28, Northvolt CEO and Co-Founder Peter Carlsson shared his outlook on sodium-ion in a conversation with Anna Liberg, Global Head of Energy at Business Sweden.

3 min read18 Dec 2023

Gati Shakti to help speed up auction of critical minerals

States allowed to access their own records or data from PM Gati Shakti to demarcate zones

3 min read16 Sep 2023

Govt set to auction 90 critical mineral mines

The Indian government is set to auction around 90 mines containing critical minerals such as lithium, nickel, cobalt, and graphite. This marks a departure from the previous practice of states conducting the auctions. The move is aimed at making India self-reliant in minerals

2 min read2 Aug 2023

Leg-up for lithium hunt as LS passes mining Bill

Union minister for coal and mines Pralhad Joshi had introduced the Bill in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday

3 min read29 Jul 2023

Cabinet okays commercial mining of lithium, titanium | Mint Primer | Mint

India’s Union Cabinet has approved amendments to allow commercial mining of critical minerals like lithium, beryllium, and titanium, among others. This move aims to boost India’s manufacturing sector, reduce import dependence, and support the growing demand for these minerals in electric vehicles, batteries, and other industries. Learn how this transformation could impact India’s EV industry and drive the country’s exploration of deep-seated and critical minerals. Stay tuned for more insights into India’s self-reliance journey in the mining sector.

24 Jul 2023
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