[SANTIAGO] The US push to challenge China's dominance in the production and sale of electric vehicles has at least one weak link: Most of the raw materials needed to make the batteries are dug...

[SYDNEY] Tropical Cyclone Veronica is forecast to make a sharp turn at the coast, setting it on a path toward Australia's biggest gas export hub and sparing the nation's iron ore heartland.

[LA PAZ] Bolivia has chosen a Chinese consortium to be its strategic partner on new US$2.3 billion lithium projects, the government said on Wednesday, giving China a potential foothold in the...

LITHIUM-ION batteries have become essential for powering electric cars and storing energy generated by solar panels and wind turbines. But their drawbacks are also by now familiar: They use scarce...

[SEOUL] South Korean steelmaker Posco has sealed a deal to buy lithium mining rights in Argentina from Galaxy Resources for US$280 million, beefing up the Australian miner's funds to dig a...