Before joining the Investing News Network as senior editor, Andrew was an editor at MINING.com, a mining and mineral exploration blog covering the global mining industry and commodities markets. With a background in newspaper and trade magazine reporting, Andrew has written for the Black Press newspaper chain in British Columbia, Business in Vancouver and Baum Publications, where he edited magazines on construction and environmental technology. Andrew also has experience in transportation logistics, having worked at the Port of Vancouver and for Korean shipping giant Hanjin. He studied journalism and political science, and earned a Master's degree from the London School of Economics. In his spare time Andrew enjoys cooking, playing squash and travel.
London South East reports that Rare Earth Minerals PLC (LSE:REM) now owns a 30% stake in Mexilit SA de CV, the Mexican company that holds the El Sauz, El Sauz 1, El Sauz 2, Fleur and Fleur 1 concessions which form part of the overall Sonora lithium project in northern Mexico.
Western Lithium USA Corporation (TSX:WLC)(OTCQX:WLCDF) announced on Monday that Orion Mine Finance has provided the company with US$5.5 million, without issuing any new shares, by amending the terms of a royalty agreement between Orion and Western Lithium.
The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has approved Tianqi Lithium Industries (Hong Kong) to take over 58.36 percent equities Tianqi Group Hong Kong company holds in Talison Lithium Australia Pty Ltd., according to Menafn.com.
Chile, the world’s largest lithium producer, is inviting private companies to bid on a contract to mine 100,000 tonnes of lithium. Lithium Investing News spoke with economist Daniela Desormeaux on the implications of the tender.