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Tesla has reportedly abandoned a plan to buy a mining company in Nevada

Deal talks around Tesla acquiring Nevada-based mining company Cypress Development Corp. have fallen through, Bloomberg first reported. As the company shifts its plan, it now has the rights to mine Lithium on its own in the state, according to the report. The automaker has access to 10,000 acres of “lithium-rich […]
Tesla has reportedly abandoned a plan to buy a mining company in Nevada
Markets

Tesla 5-year sales agreement spurs 395% surge in Piedmont Lithium

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 […]
Tesla 5-year sales agreement spurs 395% surge in Piedmont Lithium
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How to recognise the symptoms of lithium toxicity and when to seek treatment

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, […]
How to recognise the symptoms of lithium toxicity and when to seek treatment
Lifestyle

Boeing May Follow Elon Musk’s Advice To Fix The Dreamliner’s Battery

[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 […]
Boeing May Follow Elon Musk’s Advice To Fix The Dreamliner’s Battery
Lifestyle

BOEING: Please Let Us Test Fly Our Dreamliners Again

[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 […]
BOEING: Please Let Us Test Fly Our Dreamliners Again
Lifestyle

While Boeing Faces Crisis, Airbus CEO Is ‘Very Relaxed’

[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 […]
While Boeing Faces Crisis, Airbus CEO Is ‘Very Relaxed’
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The Natural-Resource Curse Has Now Struck Chile

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 […]
The Natural-Resource Curse Has Now Struck Chile
Tech

Why The Lithium Air Battery Is Over Hyped

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.
Tech

17 Enterprise Startups To Bet Your Career On

[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.
17 Enterprise Startups To Bet Your Career On
Markets

How Lithium Could Ride The Electric Vehicle Craze

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 […]
How Lithium Could Ride The Electric Vehicle Craze