Lithium

World’s largest reserves of lithium are in Serbia: We could supply the whole planet

Serbia's estimated deposits are the largest in Europe and the insatiable appetite for batteries that power everything from iPhones to Tesla cars is prompting the likes of Rio Tinto Group to study the viability of mining it.
News portal Deutsche Wirtschaftsnachrichten writes about the lithium wealth in Serbia, carried by portal serbia-energy.eu.

Photo exhibition on hidden costs of lithium on display at Ljubljana Castle

The exhibition chronicles the value chain of this rare element, which includes investment and searches in the US, mining in Bolivia, the manufacturing of batteries and cars in China, as well as efforts in Norway, a small country rich in oil, to electrify all of its transport, wrote Ljubljana Castle operator Ljubljanski Grad.

Largest Battery Maker in Eastern Europe Creates a Factory for BGN 42 Million in Vratsa

The largest battery manufacturer in Eastern Europe - the Bulgarian "Monbat", plans to build a new production facility in Vratsa. It becomes clear from an investment intention of the joint-stock company sent to Kalin Kamenov, Mayor of the town, about 42 million leva will be invested in it.

Memorandum on Jadar project signed with Rio Tinto

BELGRADE - A memorandum of understanding signed on Monday by the Serbian government and the company Rio Tinto should enable the implementation of the Jadar project, a lithium exploration effort near Loznica, western Serbia.

The world-class lithium-borate deposit, estimated at 200 million tonnes, will be able to generate over 10 percent of the global lithium output.

Govt., Rio Tinto in MoU on "world-class lithium-borate site"

The Serbian government and the Rio Tinto company on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding on developing "world-class lithium-borate deposits."

The Serbian government announced this, noting that Prime Minister Ana Brnabic attended the signing, and that the MoU concerned the Jadar projects in western Serbia.

Serbia's deposits of gold and copper remain among richest in region

The Novi Sad-based daily Dnevnik is reporting that Serbia remains the only site anywhere in the world of "the new mineral" jadarite.

The mineral was discovered in 2006 in the country's western Jadar River Valley, and according to preliminary estimates, the deposits there can cover at least ten percent of the global demand for such highly sought-after elements as lithium and borate.

35 companies exploring for "ore and minerals" in Serbia

The Novi Sad-based daily Dnevnik is reporting that Serbia remains the only site anywhere in the world of "the new mineral" jadarite.

The mineral was discovered in 2006 in the country's western Jadar River Valley, and according to preliminary estimates, the deposits there can cover at least ten percent of the global demand for such highly sought-after elements as lithium and borate.

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