Lithium Company News Directory

Orocobre Raises $32.3 Million

Orocobre (ASX:ORE,TSX:ORL) has raised A$32.3 million in an oversubscribed placement. Proceeds will be used to fund Orocobre's lithium facility joint venture company for its Olaroz project in Argentina.

Houston Lake Mining Intersects 2.01 Percent Li2O Over 66 Meters at Pak Lithium Project

Houston Lake Mining (TSXV:HLM) reported results from four infill drill holes at its Pakeagama Lake pegmatite deposit on Wednesday. Highlighted intercepts included 2.02 percent lithium oxide over 66.05 meters including a 5.86 meter wide lithium zone averaging 4.15 percent lithium oxide. Mineralization at Pak remains open to depth and along strike to the northwest and southeast.

Orocobre: Olaroz Gets ISO Accreditation

Orocobre (TSX:ORL,ASX:ORE) that Sales de Jujuy has received accreditation for business management standards issued by Instituto Argentino de Normalización y Certificación (IRAM).

SQM Provides Update Regarding Atacama Leases

SQM (NYSE:SQM) put out a letter regarding its lease agreement with Corfo in the Salar de Atacama. The company noted that while both parties are in an arbitration regarding differences in the application of the agreement, SWM currently maintains its contract with Corfo.

Ramp Up at Orocobre’s Olaroz Slower Than Expected

Orocobre (TSX:ORL,ASX:ORE) provided an update on progress at its Olaroz lithium project. Ramp-up at the project has been slower than expected due to a number of production "bottle necks." These issues have been successfully rectified.