IM Lithium News in Brief 16 – 22 December

By Myles McCormick
Published: Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Rio Tinto mulls Jadar’s lithium potential; Orocobre speculates over reasons for share price jump; Western Lithium secures $5m credit line; LG Chem in one GWh battery deal.

Rio Tinto Diamonds and Minerals’ CEO, Alan Davies, pushed Rio’s Serbian Jadar lithium and borates project into the headlines by noting the site’s potential for lithium carbonate production.

"Lithium carbonate would be new for us, but the world will need a lot more lithium in the future for electric...