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LG Energy Solution and Syrah Resources collaborate on testing natural graphite

LG Energy Solution (LGES) will work with Syrah Resources on the testing and verification of natural graphite anode material. Syrah’s facility in Vidalia, Louisiana, which is slated to begin production in 2023, will supply the natural graphite. “Our partnership with Syrah demonstrates our devotion to diversifying the critical minerals portfolio by directly procuring from local… Read more »

Snow Lake Resources and LG to partner on lithium supply for North American EV market

Snow Lake Resources—doing business as Snow Lake Lithium—has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with LG Energy Solution (LGES) to collaborate on a lithium supply chain for the EV market in North America. As part of the MOU, Snow Lake Lithium plans to supply lithium to LGES from 2025 to 2035 from its Snow… Read more »

LG Energy Solution partners with three Canadian cobalt and lithium suppliers

LG Energy Solution has signed separate partnership agreements with three mineral suppliers in Canada. LGES will purchase cobalt from Electra Battery Materials, and lithium from Snow Lake Resources and Avalon Advanced Materials. LGES signed a binding term sheet with Electra, which will supply 7,000 tons of cobalt sulfate for three years starting in 2023. Electra… Read more »

LG Energy Solution and Honda form JV for EV battery production in the US

LG Energy Solution and Honda have agreed to establish a joint venture to produce lithium-ion batteries in the US to power Honda and Acura EV models for the North American market. The two companies will invest a total of $4.4 billion to establish a new US plant that will eventually have an annual production capacity… Read more »

LG Energy Solution is hosting a competition to find battery startups

LG Energy Solution is hosting LGES Battery Solution 2022—an international competition aimed at finding battery startups. Up to 10 finalists will win funding and a collaboration opportunity. Startups can compete in the areas of materials, management and control and the smart factory. Up to $1,000,000 cash prize will be awarded among all finalists of the… Read more »

LG Energy Solution partners with Compass Minerals to secure US lithium supply chain

LG Energy Solution has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a provider of essential minerals for producing battery-grade lithium. Under the terms of the MoU, Compass Minerals would supply LGES with lithium carbonate and hydroxide. LGES would be supplied with as much as 40% of Compass’s planned annual phase-one… Read more »

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution name CEO for battery joint venture

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution have named their new joint venture battery company NextStar Energy, and have appointed Danies Lee as CEO. Based on Stellantis and LG’s plan to invest $3.87 billion in setting up production, NextStar Energy will begin constructing a lithium-ion battery production plant in Windsor, Ontario later in 2022. Stellantis says production… Read more »

LG Chem and KEMCO to produce battery precursor materials in South Korea

LG Chem has formed a joint venture with battery materials manufacturer Korea Energy Materials (KEMCO) to invest more than 200 billion KRW ($160 million) in the construction of a battery precursor materials production line in the Onsan Industrial Complex in Ulsan. Construction of the line is set to begin this July. The metals provided by… Read more »

Li-Cycle partners with LG to recycle battery manufacturing scrap

Li-Cycle, LG Chem (LGC) and LG Energy Solution (LGES) have agreed to cooperate on battery recycling and sales. Li-Cycle has agreed to recycle LGES’s battery manufacturing scrap and other lithium-ion battery material from its North American manufacturing sites over a 10-year period. Also, Li-Cycle has agreed to sell 20,000 tons of recycled nickel sulphate to… Read more »

LG Magna e-Powertrain breaks ground on new EV component plant in Mexico

Executives from LG Magna e-Powertrain, LG Electronics, Magna, GM, and local government officials gathered together to break ground at LG Magna e-Powertrain’s new plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. The new facility will be the company’s first production base in North America. The 260,000-square-foot plant will be complete by 2023, and will begin producing inverters, motors… Read more »