and we’re disrupting lithium chemical processing to power it.

The energy revolution's arrived …

Projects > North America > Europe > Australia

North America • Electra, Mexico • MetalsTech, Canada

> Queensland • Cape York region

> Northern Territory • Bynoe

> South Australia • Kangaroo Island

Australia > Western Australia • Pilbara region • Goldfields region • Seabrook • Ravensthorpe • Greenbushes • Gascoyne • Lake Johnston • Colobark

Europe • Sadisdorf, Germany

Lithium Australia aspires to ‘close the loop’ on the energy-metal cycle. Its disruptive technologies are designed to furnish the lithium battery industry with ethical and sustainable supply solutions. Lithium Australia’s technology comprises the SiLeach® and LieNA® lithium extraction processes, along with superior cathode material production courtesy of VSPC Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of Lithium Australia) and enhanced recycling techniques for battery materials. By uniting resources and the best available technology, Lithium Australia seeks to establish a vertically integrated lithium processing business.

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Latest ASX announcements

14 November 2018
LIT to develop silicon anodes for lithium-ion batteries 2 pages (195.2KB)

09 November 2018
VSPC acquisition and release from escrow trading conditions 1 page (165.6KB)

31 October 2018
Quarterly Activities Report and Quarterly Cashflow Report 14 pages (876.6KB)

30 October 2018
Notice of Annual General Meeting/Proxy Form 29 pages (480.0KB)

30 October 2018
Annual Report to shareholders 80 pages (2.3MB)

26 October 2018
Appendix 4G 11 pages (256.5KB)

02 October 2018
Lithium Australia secures Youanmi Lithium Project option 4 pages (654.0KB)

28 September 2018
Full Year Statutory Accounts 59 pages (2.4MB)

24 September 2018
Lithium Australia to optimise pilot plant scale 2 pages (201.5KB)

19 September 2018
Appendix 3B 14 pages (453.9KB)

13 September 2018
Appendix 3B 14 pages (448.8KB)

13 September 2018
LIT cathode material to be tested in China 1 page (191.1KB)

11 September 2018
SiLeach pilot plant trials successfully produce Li chemicals 2 pages (402.3KB)

11 September 2018
Sadisdorf lithium/tin resource transfer to LIT approved 2 pages (313.9KB)

In the news

The West Australian

Parties vie for battery vote  1 page (1.4MB)
03 October 2018 – The West Australian, WEST BUSINESS | By Nick Evans and Stuart McKinnon

Lithium Australia to optimise pilot plant scale
24 September 2018 – PACE Today

The changing policies of the Australian federal government, with respect to support for research and development, have had an impact on the future plans of Lithium Australia NL (ASX: LIT). As current policies reduce the support provided in developing new technologies, Lithium Australia is overhauling its research and development activities to allow its programs to be expedited.

Lithium Australia on cusp of shipping ‘advanced’ cathode material to China
By Lorna Nicholas

Lithium Australia will be shipping its lithium-iron phosphate cathode material to Chinese battery manufacturers for testing.

Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT)  is about to ship its technologically advanced lithium-iron phosphate cathode powders to China after producing the material through its recently commissioned VSPC plant in Queensland.

Lithium Australia ‘will have lithium cathode material ready for testing within 2 weeks’
13 September 2018 – Proactive Investors Australia

Lithium Australia NL (ASX:LIT) managing director Adrian Griffin speaks to Proactive Investors about the recent grand reopening of Australia’s only cathode powder pilot plant and battery-testing facility, in Brisbane, Queensland.

Stage II testing of Lithium Australia’s SiLeach® process successfully underway
11 September 2018 – Proactive Investors Australia

Adrian Griffin, managing director of Lithium Australia NL (ASX:LIT), speaks to Proactive Investors about the two-stage SiLeach® pilot plant trial at ANSTO Minerals.

SiLeach® is a proprietary process for extracting lithium from mine waste materials to produce lithium chemicals. In a world first, Lithium Australia aims to convert mine waste to lithium-ion batteries.

Griffin describes Stage I results as ‘spectacular.’ Proactive Investors can reveal that Stage II testing began two days ago, producing lithium phosphate within 16 hours of starting up.

Lithium Australia proves up lithium processing tech
09 September 2018 – Business News | By Matt Birney

Economically recovering lithium from mine waste without expensive and energy hungry “roasting” of the feed stock may seem like a lofty goal, but Lithium Australia is now well on its way towards proving that its proprietary SiLeach technology can do just that.

Lithium Australia generates ‘outstanding results’ from first stage SiLeach pilot trialBy Lorna Nicholas

Lithium Australia has reported “outstanding results” from the first stage of its SiLeach pilot plant trial using lepidolite concentrate as a feedstock.

Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT) has reported “outstanding results” from the first stage of its SiLeach pilot plant trial at ANSTO Minerals’ facility in New South Wales.