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Fresh signs that the lithium price has peaked spook the market

Motley Fool Australia - 7/18/2018 12:52:00 AM
Investors’ love affair with all things lithium to power the electric vehicle revolution could soon come to an end as Galaxy Resources Limited’s (ASX: GXY) latest quarterly production report highlighted fresh signs that the price for the commodity may ...

CSIRO: Lithium-ion battery waste to exceed 100,000 tonnes by 2036

ZDNet - 7/17/2018 5:46:00 AM
this constitutes an economic loss to the Australian economy due to the estimated potential recoverable value of between AU$813 million and AU$3 billion based on current day commodity prices," the report says. Lithium-ion battery waste contains valuable ...

Battery recycling could generate billion-dollar industry for Australia, push down prices

RenewEconomy - 7/16/2018 10:58:00 PM
The CSIRO report” ‘Lithium battery recycling in Australia’, says the ... recoverable value of between $A813 million and $A3 billion, based on current day commodity prices,” the report says. The majority of Australia’s battery waste is shipped ...

These battery skeptics think cobalt and lithium prices are overcooked

The StarPhoenix - 7/17/2018 1:43:00 PM
Call them battery skeptics. Bets on surging demand for electric vehicles have made cobalt and lithium hot commodities, but some investors say the outlook is leaving them cold. While prices have more than doubled in the past three years on worries over ...

Oil Takes Center Stage: Commodities Halftime Report 2018

Forbes - 7/16/2018 5:03:00 PM
“Commodities had a miserable year” in 2017 ... vital in the production of lithium-ion batteries. In the first six months of the year, the price of nickel rose close to 17 percent, to $14,823 per metric ton. As impressive as that is, it’s still ...

Lithium is exploding but Canada's distance from China has miners at a disadvantage

Financial Post - 7/6/2018 4:32:00 PM
In the end, both sides agreed on a formula that considers not only lithium prices in Asia, but also a proposed futures market that the London Metals Exchange plans to launch later this year, third-party reports and even import and export data from various ...

Macarthur Minerals Update on the Exploration and Development of Its Iron Ore, Gold, Nickel and Lithium Projects

Best Junior Mining Stocks - 7/17/2018 12:14:00 PM
Macarthur’s ~1,300km 2 lithium tenement portfolio in the Pilbara has now ... in forward-looking statements include fluctuations in exchange rates and certain commodity prices, uncertainties related to mineral title in the project, unforeseen technology ...

Supplies may be less of a problem for lithium than financing, report

Green Car Reports - 7/5/2018 4:57:00 PM
The reality of developing and financing a new commodity is complicated. DON'T MISS: Electric-car battery costs not too sensitive to lithium prices According to a Bloomberg report on Tuesday, new mining ventures are having trouble getting financing ...

Fundamental shifts are coming to global commodity markets as China modernises

Business Insider Australia - 7/13/2018 4:33:00 AM
China’s commodity needs are changing as it continues to ... has helped to ease concerns about a global supply glut and lifted LNG spot prices. And importantly for Australian lithium producers, Chinese authorities are also targeting two million electric ...

Why the lithium miners are racing higher today

Motley Fool Australia - 7/6/2018 6:00:00 AM
The Lithium Australia NL (ASX: LIT) share price has jumped almost 8% to 9.8 cents ... Goldman Sachs, which is one of the world’s biggest commodity traders, believes that concerns over the wave of supply of the battery making ingredient from new mines ...