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European Lithium aims for fast track production

European Lithium (ASX:EUR) has made significant progress in its aim to fast track production from its Wolfsberg Lithium Project in Austria.

Although the main aim is to produce battery grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide to feed into an integrated lithium to battery supply chain in Europe, management has been cognisant of the potential to supply spodumene concentrate to the European glass-ceramic market.

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Demand for lithium expected to triple

Lithium, or white petrol as it’s becoming known, is a hot commodity. Demand for the metal could triple in the next ten years, driven particularly by a rise in demand for batteries in products like smartphones, laptops and electric cars. Only today a group of leading carmakers including Ford, BMW and Porsche announced they wanted to build a Europe-wide network of charging stations for electric vehicles, and that’s music to the ears of lithium producers like the Canadian firm Wealth Minerals. The BBC’s Jon Bithrey has been talking to its chief executive, Henk Van Alphen.

Release date: 29 November 2016
Duration: 4 minutes

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Electric car rivals plan €1bn ultrafast charging network

Thousands of stations to be installed across Europe by VW, Daimler, BMW and Ford

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