Rover Metals Corp. has signed the definitive agreement to option a 100% ownership interest in a Nevada lithium project that puts it closer to its goal of pivoting from gold to lithium and critical elements.
Rock Tech Lithium Inc. shares traded 30% higher yesterday after the company reported it executed a five-year supply contract with Mercedes-Benz AG of Germany. Under the terms of the agreement, Rock Tech will provide Mercedes with 10,000 tonnes of battery-grade lithium hydroxide yearly, which is expected to generate CA$2 billion in revenue for the company.
Snow Lake Resources Ltd.'s shares traded 38% higher Friday after the company reported it signed an MOU with global lithium-ion battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution. Under the terms of the proposed agreement, the firms will collaborate to develop and build a lithium hydroxide processing plant in Winnipeg, Man. capable of supplying LG Energy with lithium over a 10-year period beginning in 2025.
Shares of Electra Battery Materials Corp. traded 13% higher yesterday after the company reported it entered into a 3-year supply agreement with LG Energy Solution of South Korea to provide 7,000 tonnes of cobalt sulfate for use in manufacturing batteries for electric vehicles in North America.
With a 340% year-over-year increase in the price of lithium, raising cash for exploration is easier than it once was. One lithium junior just raised more than CA$3.3 million to bolster its lithium portfolio with another project in Argentina and continues exploration on a nearby project that borders a lithium project being developed by Rio Tinto.
Shares of lithium-ion battery manufacturer Romeo Power Inc. traded 26% higher after the company reported it entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by commercial EV truck maker Nikola Corp. in an all-stock transaction valued at $144 million.