The government of Chile is getting ready to promote its lithium mining industry by auctioning new lithium mining contracts. Chile is currently the world’s largest producer of copper and also has a quarter of the world’s known deposits of lithium.
International Lithium (ILC) has mobilized a reverse circulation (RC) drilling rig to the site for the future drilling campaign at the Mariana lithium brine project, northwestern Argentina.
At the Kings Valley lithium project located in Nevada, owners Western Lithium Corporation have completed a positive pre-feasibility study.
Tucana Lithium Corp. has announced it has staked an additional 83 claims in the James Bay region of Quebec. The claims are 100% owned by the Company and registered in the name of Tucana's subsidiary, Tucana Exploration Inc.
The CITIC Guaon Group, a Chinese state company, has signed an agreement with Bolivia to develop lithium and other resources in the South American nation.
At the Quebec Lithium project being developed by Canada Lithium the last 43-101 report brought a mixed bag of results.
Pan American Lithium Corp. has announced the completion of the Phase 1 exploration program at the Llanta, Chile Aquifer Project. Montgomery & Associates of Tucson, Arizona, experts in hydrology and with substantial experience in the evaluation of lithium and other salts projects in South America, supervised the exploration program at the Llanta Aquifer Project.
New America Energy has agreed to the financial plan for its proposed exploration at the Clayton Ridge lithium brine prospect (CR claims). The work is expected to commence in the subsequent weeks.
Rodinia Lithium Inc. has announced the results of the Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") completed on its 100% owned Salar de Diablillos lithium brine project ("Diablillos" or "Salar") located in Salta Province, Argentina.
AmeriLithium Corp. has announced November 14, 2011 as the start date for the 2nd stage of exploration on the Company's Full Monty lithium project followed by the Clayton Deep lithium project.