The Critical Investor provides a quick update about Argentina Lithium, after they announced the acquisition of more lithium projects, on the back of a C$6M raise. All this when lithium product prices are breaking record after record.
Argentina Lithium seems to be making the most of the ongoing lithium frenzy by battery producers, raising sufficient capital to fund exploration for their Argentinian lithium projects, scheduled for next quarter.
Standard Lithium had a remarkable week, as it got struck by a short selling report on November 18, and announced a US$100M investment by Koch Strategic Platforms on November 24. At the same time, lithium product prices don't seem to be slowing down anytime soon and set another record.
Standard Lithium Ltd.'s shares rose 22% after the firm reported that a Koch Investments Group subsidiary has agreed to make a strategic investment in the company of CA$127.07 million via a direct private placement.
With most of the easy to find mineral deposits already uncovered, KoBold, Azincourt Energy, and Fobi are turning to artificial intelligence to guide exploration. While KoBold is privately held ó by the likes of Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos ó Azincourt Energy and Fobi offer investors with more modest portfolios access to AI-based exploration.
Peter Epstein of Epstein Research notes that five major lithium transactions have occurred in the past six months: Galaxy, Millennial, Neo Lithium and Bacanora Lithium were acquired (or are in the process), and ioneer ltd. sold half its project for US$490 million. Cypress Development is one of the few remaining companies with a 100%-owned project at PFS or BFS stage.
First Cobalt Corp. is fully-funded to build a Battery Materials Park (BMP) in northern Ontario, Canada. The BMP will be operating years ahead of dozens of other BMPs in North America, making it a very valuable asset. First Cobalt is poised to generate cash flows from cobalt sulfate, Li-ion battery recycling, and nickel sulfate.
Usha Resources has multiple copper, cobalt and gold properties and projects across the U.S. and Canada. Cobalt in the U.S. would be hugely desirable; Usha could find meaningful deposits of cobalt and copper. A small market cap with near-term drill results make Usha a compelling risk/reward proposition. read more >
Standard Lithium Ltd. shares traded 25% higher after the company reported that installation work at its SiFT lithium carbonate crystallization plant near El Dorado, Ark. is now finished and that it expects fully integrated operations to get underway in September.read more >
Shares of American Lithium Corp. traded 15% higher after the company reported it registered the highest lithium extraction rates to date of 97.4% from its Tonopah Lithium Claims claystones using a sulfuric acid leaching process.read more >
Investors had been waiting nearly two months, but now the big derisking event has been announced ó a US$45M funding package to expand, enhance, and optimize First Cobalt's 100%-owned battery materials refinery in northern Ontario. First Cobalt is one of only a small group of battery materials juniors that will generate meaningful cash flow in 2023. read more >