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Tianqi Lithium to buy Nutrien’s 24% stake in rival lithium producer SQM

Tianqi Lithium will buy Nutrien’s 24% stake in SQM, held in series A shares, for US$4Bn, taking SQM’s share in the Chilean lithium, potash, iodine and speciality chemicals producer to 26% following the purchase of 2% from a US-based asset manager in 2016. Tianqi had an option on another 7%… Read more


Electric vehicles: Australia’s Kidman Resources will supply lithium to Tesla

Last week Tesla closed a deal with Australia’s Kidman Resources for lithium on an initial three-year term and on a “fixed-price take-or-pay basis” from the first product delivery. Kidman recently chose a site to develop a lithium processing plant in Kwinana, Western Australia, with its joint venture partner Sociedad Quimica… Read more

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