Piedmont Lithium, an Australia-based mining company, surged as much as 395% on Monday after it signed a five-year sales agreement with Tesla. Piedmont entered a binding sales agreement with Tesla to provide it with spodumene concentrate, a lithium mineral typically derived from pegmatite rock. The deal will likely help Tesla […]
Lithium is a type of medication used to treat patients with bipolar disorder, and sometimes depression. Lithium helps manage symptoms of mania and depression. Lithium is also used to reduce the risk of suicide in patients. This article was medically reviewed by David A. Merrill, MD, PhD, psychiatrist, and director […]
Symptoms of mild to moderate lithium toxicity include nausea, vomiting, impaired balance or coordination, and confusion. Symptoms of severe lithium toxicity include brain injury, kidney failure, and seizures. If you think you are experiencing lithium toxicity, seek immediate medical attention. This article was medically reviewed by David A. Merrill, MD, […]
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[credit provider=”NTSB”] Boeing is considering a fix for the batteries in its Dreamliner jet that appears to take into account criticism by Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX.According to the Wall Street Journal, Boeing may increase the amount of space between the cells in the lithium-ion batteries, as a […]
[credit provider=”flickr / INABA Tomoaki” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ist4u/6809457674/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners have been grounded by the FAA for more than two weeks after a series of issues and fires caused by its lithium ion batteries. Now Dominic Gates at the Seattle Times is reporting that the company’s filed a formal request with the […]
[credit provider=”Pascal Parrot / Getty”] TOULOUSE, France, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Airbus has studied alternatives to lithium-ion batteries for its next jet, the A350, and has time to adapt to any rule changes prompted by the problems that have grounded Boeing Co’s 787 Dreamliner, its top executive said.Airbus plans to […]
[credit provider=”NTSB”] While Boeing hurries to find what caused lithium ion batteries in its Dreamliner jets to catch fire, and get back in the air after being grounded last week, a new report from The National Transportation Safety Board may complicate things.The Wall Street Journal reports that the organisation took the unusual step of […]
Chile today produces one-third of the world’s lithium – used in batteries that power everything from computers to cars – and has great potential to expand that share. But, while everyone agrees that Chile should realise its potential as a global supplier of lithium, the local debate on how to […]
IBM has made a lot of noiseabout its lithium air battery, which it says can hold as much energy in a given volume as gasoline can. But General Motors isn’t all that convinced that lithium air battery technology is worth the investment.
[credit provider=”Boonsri Dickinson, Business Insider”] Enterprise tech was once considered dull. But there’s nothing dull about a job with stock options that could make you a millionaire. And enterprise tech is hot in 2012 in every way.
Lithium, which helps large companies harness the power of their fans for marketing, has raised a new $53.4 million funding round.
The Energy Report: Who are your clientele? Daniela Desormeaux: Our customers are very diverse. Investment banks are looking for new investments in natural resources, including lithium, which has become important for its use in batteries for electric vehicles, and has therefore become very popular. In the last four years, more […]