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Chinese and Canadian firms seal Argentina lithium partnership

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 00:00 -- John Shepherd
The Cauchari-Olaroz project. Photo: Lithium Americas

China's largest lithium compounds producer, Ganfeng Lithium, and Canada’s Lithium Americas (LA) have finalised a deal to develop and operate Argentina’s Cauchari-Olaroz lithium brine project.

Ganfeng has acquired a 37.5% interest in Minera Exar, the holding company for Cauchari-Olaroz, from Chilean mining firm Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM). LA will hold the remaining 62.5%. 

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Tesla signs battery material deal with China’s Ganfeng Lithium

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:54 -- John Shepherd
Ganfeng Lithium

China's largest lithium compounds producer, Jiangxi Ganfeng Lithium, has signed a deal to supply a fifth of its production to Tesla.

Under the terms of the agreement, Tesla will designate its battery suppliers to buy lithium-hydroxide products from Ganfeng, according to a Shenzhen exchange filing on 21 September.

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China’s Ganfeng Lithium splashes cash for Argentina partnership

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 16:44 -- John Shepherd
Gangfeng Lithium

China's largest lithium compounds producer, Ganfeng Lithium, has agreed a multi-million-dollar investment package to partner Canada’s Lithium Americas (LA) in developing and operating Argentina’s Cauchari-Olaroz lithium brine project.

The deal comes after Chilean mining firm Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) sold its stake in the Argentinian project to a Ganfeng subsidiary.

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