Re-localising the extraction of mineral resources: the challenges of lithium in Europe

MINEX Forum | July 3, 2020
img0 Author: Blandine Gourcerol (MENAFN – The Conversation) Among the challenges that await Europe and France in ‘the world to come’ is the re-localisation of our supply of essential mineral ores. The fact is that France imports almost 100% of its metals and a significant proportion of the strategic minerals that its industry uses. In addition ...

Lithium producers must wait as covid slows EV revolution

MINEX Forum | May 28, 2020
img0 The coronavirus pandemic has paused the electric vehicle revolution, forcing producers of battery metal lithium into survival mode with output cuts, expansion delays and sales of major assets. Lithium industry shares have dropped sharply since January as the economic downturn from the pandemic slammed the brakes yet again on the electrification revolution that for years ...

Security of metals supply fundamental: UK minister

MINEX Forum | March 16, 2020
img0 Industry must have confidence that it can access the necessary raw materials to move towards sustainable low-carbon markets, UK business and trade minister Nadhim Zahawi said at the launch of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Critical Minerals in London yesterday. Representatives from mining projects for lithium, tungsten, rare earths and tin were among ...

Lithium in Serbia, there may be a fortune buried in a forgotten corner of Europe

MINEX Forum | September 1, 2019
img0 Some estimate that the continent’s largest reserves of lithium⁠—the metal used for batteries⁠ —are in Serbia. The hard part might be getting it out. The ancient scooter gurgling through a languid summer afternoon brought groceries and a fistful of cash to Sasa Antic’s house. Like many of his neighbors, the 30-year-old Serb hasn’t had a ...

Cornish Lithium to start drilling in 2018

David McHutchon | November 6, 2017
img0 In 2016, Cornish Lithium was set up to take advantage of Cornwall’s historic reserves of lithium and the increasingly bullish market for the previously unremarkable mineral. Then in August this year, the company managed to secure the necessary investment to begin exploration works, mining-technology.com noted. Cornish Lithium is now hoping to be the first company ...

European Metals appointed a new Project manager to prepare DFS

David McHutchon | August 16, 2017
img0 European Metals Holdings Limited (ASX & AIM: EMH) reported its ongoing infill drilling program and announce analytical results for the first drillhole CIS-4 at the Cinovec Lithium-Tin Project (“the project” or “Cinovec”). In addition, the Company announced the appointment of Mr Craig Reimer as the Project Manager of its Definitive Feasibility Study. HIGHLIGHTS Infill drilling continues ...

European Metals assessed the maiden Ore Reserve at the Cinovec Lithium / Tin Project

David McHutchon | June 27, 2017
img0 European Metals Holdings Limited (“European Metals” or “the Company”) declares the maiden Ore Reserve at the Company’s Cinovec Lithium / Tin Project in the Czech Republic. In addition, the Company has appointed Mr Richard Pavlik to the Board of Directors, and secured short-term funding. European Metals Managing Director Keith Coughlan said, “I am pleased to ...