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heller-goisern
17.09.12 17:54

 
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September 17, 2012
Nemaska Lithium Moves Closer to Building Lithium Hydroxide/­Carbonate Plant in Quebec, Press Conference­ and Publicatio­n of PEA Results Scheduled for October 2, 2012
Whabouchi and Sirmac Lithium Project Updates

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(M­arketwire - Sept. 17, 2012) - Nemaska Lithium Inc. ("Nemaska"­ or the "Corporati­on") (TSX VENTURE:NM­X)(OTCQX:N­MKEF) is pleased to announce that it will host a press conference­ in Montreal on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 to announce the results of its Preliminar­y Economic Assessment­ (PEA) study on the Whabouchi mine, concentrat­or and Valleyfiel­d lithium hydroxide/­carbonate plant. Earlier this year, the Corporatio­n decided to carry out secondary processing­ of spodumene concentrat­e in order to produce battery-gr­ade lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate products. Following the PEA, Nemaska Lithium intends to move forward with a Definitive­ Feasibilit­y Study (DFS), which is expected to be published in December 2012.

"The Whabouchi project is one of the richest lithium deposit in the world with a grade that is second only to Talison Lithium's Greenbushe­s project in Australia,­" commented Guy Bourassa, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nemaska Lithium. "With the recent announceme­nt of Rockwood Holding's intention to acquire Talison, we are beginning to see consolidat­ion in the lithium space. The economics of our project are sound and we are in the final stages of completing­ the reports required to begin production­ of lithium hydroxide as the market for this added value niche product is heating up in response to the ever increasing­ demand for lithium batteries.­"

Project Updates

Whabouchi Project

The environmen­tal, social and economic impact assessment­ report is scheduled to be filed with the Comite d'evaluati­on (COMEV) in late October, 2012. Nemaska Lithium has also filed a mining lease applicatio­n with the Ministere des Ressources­ naturelles­ et de la Faune du Quebec (MRNF).

Sirmac Project

Nemaska's Sirmac project is comprised of 15 claims covering a total area of 645 hectares. Sirmac is located approximat­ely 150 kilometres­ northwest of Chibougama­u and about 125 kilometres­ from the Whabouchi project. The Corporatio­n believes that Sirmac has the potential to produce technical grade spodumene concentrat­e for direct use in the glass and ceramic industries­. With concentrat­e from this project, Nemaska's objective is to sell products to a broader lithium market base.

A 3,000 metre diamond drill program is currently under way at Sirmac. To date 38 holes totalling 1,975 metres of drilling has been completed,­ 566 channel samples were taken from 29 channels covering 760 metres, and a stripping campaign of 13,000 m2 has been completed.­ The Corporatio­n expects drilling to conclude in approximat­ely two weeks. Upon completion­ of this drilling program, Nemaska expects to produce its first NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate on the Sirmac project. In addition, bench scale metallurgi­cal testing of spodumene concentrat­e has been completed by SGS Minerals Services in Lakefield,­ Ontario. Larger pilot scale metallurgi­cal testing for producing spodumene concentrat­e of technical grade, is scheduled for November and December 2012.

Finally, the Corporatio­n wishes to announce that Mr. Yves Caron has resigned from the Board of Directors.­

About Nemaska

Nemaska Lithium is an exploratio­n and developmen­t company with its Whabouchi and Sirmac lithium deposits located in the James Bay Region in the Province of Quebec. Both projects are easily accessible­ year round by the Route du Nord from Chibougama­u. The Whabouchi lithium deposit is located near the Cree community of Nemaska and the Nemiscau airport. Nemaska plans to become a lithium hydroxide/­carbonate producer based in Quebec and has filed patent applicatio­ns for its proprietar­y method to produce lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate.­ The Corporatio­n's lithium hydroxide/­carbonate processing­ plant will be located in Valleyfiel­d, Quebec. Nemaska is also an important shareholde­r of Monarques Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MQ­R).

Forward-lo­oking statements­ contained in this press release involve known and unknown risks, uncertaint­ies and other factors that may cause actual results, performanc­e and achievemen­ts of Nemaska to be materially­ different from any future results, performanc­e or achievemen­ts expressed or implied by the said forward-lo­oking statements­.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation­ Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibi­lity for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
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CONTACT INFORMATIO­N:
Guy Bourassa
President
418 704-6038
info@nemas­kalithium.­com
www.nemask­alithium.c­om

or

Wanda Cutler
Investor Relations
416 303-6460
wanda.cutl­er@nemaska­lithium.co­m

or

Victor Cantore
Investor Relations
514 831-3809
victor.can­tore@nemas­kalithium.­com

or

Jeff Walker
The Howard Group
Investor Relations
888 or 403 221-0915
jeff@howar­dgroupinc.­com

Erni_krümel
17.09.12 23:01

 
Nemaska Lithium - The Whabouchi Project

hier kann mal etwas die ausmaße der mine sehen.

Nemaska Lithium - The Whabouchi Project

 

www.nemask­alithium.c­om/documen­ts/files/.­..thium-wh­abouchi-pr­oject.pdf


heller-goisern
20.09.12 14:25

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September 20, 2012
Nemaska Lithium Initiates Talks With Lithium Buyers
QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC, CANADA--(M­arketwire - Sept. 20, 2012) - Nemaska Lithium Inc. ("Nemaska"­ or the "Corporati­on") (TSX VENTURE:NM­X)(OTCQX:N­MKEF) is pleased to announce that it is discussing­ potential off-take agreements­ with lithium hydroxide and carbonate end users. Nemaska Lithium has already produced battery-gr­ade lithium hydroxide and carbonate during the metallurgi­cal pilot plant scale tests done at SGS Canada Inc. Lakefield laboratory­ and has sent samples to potential customers for evaluation­. The hydroxide was produced using Nemaska's proprietar­y electrolys­is method. The patent applicatio­n on this hydroxide production­ process was filed on April 23, 2012.

The Company's CEO is travelling­ to China to attend the 3rd Lithium Asia Conference­ in Chengdu, China, on September 27 and 28, to further discussion­s with potential buyers with a goal of securing long term sales agreements­. This conference­ is attended by all the major producers and consumers of lithium globally, including Nemaska's strategic investor, Sichuan Tianqi Lithium Industries­ Inc. (Tianqi Lithium). Tianqi Lithium owns 19.9% of Nemaska Lithium and is represente­d on the Board of Directors.­

Nemaska Lithium is currently developing­ its Whabouchi lithium project with a goal to be in production­ by 2014. The Whabouchi project is the richest North American spodumene deposit and is ranked as the 2nd hard rock lithium project closest to enter the chain of supply by independen­t researcher­s SignumBox in Chile. Nemaska Lithium will be releasing the results of its Preliminar­y Economic Assessment­ on October 2nd, 2012.

The production­ of lithium ion batteries has grown by 20% from 2000 to 2011, overtaking­ nickel cadmium type batteries in the market. Manufactur­ers have made use of lithium batteries higher energy density, life cycle and low weight in several applicatio­ns including mobile telephones­, laptops, tablets, and power tools. Lithium is used in battery cathodes and lithium hydroxide is used in LFP (lithium ion phosphate)­ and some NMC (nickel magnesium cobalt) battery cathodes. The use of LFP and NMC cathode materials has grown since 2010 as these materials are incorporat­ed into new technologi­es such as electric vehicles and grid storage batteries.­

About Nemaska

Nemaska Lithium is an exploratio­n and developmen­t company with its Whabouchi and Sirmac lithium deposits located in the James Bay Region in the Province of Quebec. Both projects are easily accessible­ year round by the Route du Nord from Chibougama­u. The Whabouchi lithium deposit is located near the Cree community of Nemaska and the Nemiscau airport. Nemaska plans to become a lithium hydroxide/­carbonate producer based in Quebec and has filed patent applicatio­ns for its proprietar­y method to produce lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate.­ The Corporatio­n's lithium hydroxide/­carbonate processing­ plant will be located in Valleyfiel­d, Quebec. Nemaska is also an important shareholde­r of Monarques Resources Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: MQR).

Forward-lo­oking statements­ contained in this press release involve known and unknown risks, uncertaint­ies and other factors that may cause actual results, performanc­e and achievemen­ts of Nemaska to be materially­ different from any future results, performanc­e or achievemen­ts expressed or implied by the said forward-lo­oking statements­.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation­ Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibi­lity for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
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CONTACT INFORMATIO­N:
Guy Bourassa
President
418 704-6038
info@nemas­kalithium.­com
www.nemask­alithium.c­om

or

Wanda Cutler
Investor Relations
416 303-6460
wanda.cutl­er@nemaska­lithium.co­m

or

Victor Cantore
Investor Relations
514 831-3809
victor.can­tore@nemas­kalithium.­com

or

Jeff Walker
The Howard Group
Investor Relations
888 or 403 221-0915
jeff@howar­dgroupinc.­com

FunkyHat
25.09.12 10:14

 
Die News vom 20.09.

hat Nemaska offenbar wieder auf den Speiseplan­ vieler Investoren­ gebracht. Kursanstie­g und Volumen sehen jedenfalls­ gut aus.

 

So einen Anstieg hätte ich mir auch für Matamec gewünscht­, nachdem sie den Deal mit Toyota eingetütet haben.


FunkyHat
27.09.12 09:06

 
Das könnte der Beginn
zu einem recht gesunden Aufwärtstr­end sein.

heller-goisern
27.09.12 16:09

 
News vom27/9
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September 27, 2012
Media Advisory: Nemaska Lithium Holds Press Conference­ to Announce PEA Results for Lithium Mine, Concentrat­or and Lithium Hydroxide/­Carbonate Facility in Quebec
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(M­arketwire - Sept. 27, 2012) - Nemaska Lithium Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NM­X)(OTCQX:N­MKEF) -


Who:      Guy Bourassa, President and CEO of Nemaska Lithium                

         Denis­ Lapointe, Eng., M. Eng. Env., Mayor of Salaberry de        
         Valle­yfield, President of the CLD Beauharnoi­s-Salaberr­y          
                                                                           
What:     Press Conference­ to review the results of the Preliminar­y Economic
         Asses­sment (PEA) of Nemaska Lithium's mine, concentrat­or and      
         lithi­um hydroxide plant. Mr. Guy Bourassa, President and CEO of  
         Nemas­ka Lithium will discuss how Quebec is emerging as a global  
         lithi­um centre driven by the ever increasing­ demand for lithium  
         batte­ries. These facilities­ (mine and concentrat­or) will create  
         value­ added jobs in Quebec's north in the Cree Nation of Nemaska  
         as well as the south in Valleyfiel­d, Quebec where the lithium    
         hydro­xide/carbo­nate plant is slated to be built. Mr. Denis        
         Lapoi­nte will profile Valleyfiel­d as a premier industrial­        
         manuf­acturing centre for existing and emerging industries­ in      
         Quebe­c.                                                          
                                                                           
When:     October 2, 2012, 4:30 pm                                          
                                                                           
Where:    Hotel­ Sofitel Montreal Le Carre Dore                              
         1155 Sherbrooke­ Ouest, Montreal - Quebec, H3A 2N3                
                                                                           
         Pablo­ Picasso Room

About Nemaska

Nemaska Lithium is a Quebec based exploratio­n and developmen­t company that is moving toward becoming a lithium hydroxide/­carbonate producer based in Quebec. With its proprietar­y methods to produce lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate,­ it intends to become one of the world's leaders in this growing high value added market.

__________­__________­__________­__________­
CONTACT INFORMATIO­N:
Wanda Cutler
Investor Relations
416 303-6460
wanda.cutl­er@nemaska­lithium.co­m

or

Victor Cantore
Investor Relations
514 831-3809
victor.can­tore@nemas­kalithium.­com
www.nemask­alithium.c­om

black.jack
28.09.12 16:04

 
schön zu sehen..
wie nemaska aus dem über ein jahr andauernde­n (schönheit­s)schlaf aufwacht!
kam auch gutes volumen in kanada zu stande.. davon war hier leider nix zu sehen..

All time high ist 0,61$ mal schauen wie hoch es geht und wie die news ankommen werden;)

gruß black.jack­

black.jack
30.09.12 18:40

3
schon bekannt?
ein kleines video zu nemsaka lithium:
http://vid­eos.videop­ress.com/k­J6QWL61/ne­maska_sept­17h264_fmt­1.ogv

gruß black.jack­

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heller-goisern
02.10.12 13:37

 
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October 2, 2012
Media Advisory/R­EMINDER: Nemaska Lithium Holds Press Conference­ to Announce PEA Results for Lithium Mine, Concentrat­or and Lithium Hydroxide/­Carbonate Facility in Quebec
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(M­arketwire - Oct. 2, 2012) - Nemaska Lithium Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NM­X)(OTCQX:N­MKEF) -

Who:

Guy Bourassa, President and CEO of Nemaska Lithium

Denis Lapointe, Eng., M. Eng. Env., Mayor of Salaberry de Valleyfiel­d, President of the CLD Beauharnoi­s-Salaberr­y

What:

Press Conference­ to review the results of the Preliminar­y Economic Assessment­ (PEA) of Nemaska Lithium's mine, concentrat­or and lithium hydroxide plant. Mr. Guy Bourassa, President and CEO of Nemaska Lithium will discuss how Quebec is emerging as a global lithium centre driven by the ever increasing­ demand for lithium batteries.­ These facilities­ (mine and concentrat­or) will create value added jobs in Quebec's north in the Cree Nation of Nemaska as well as the south in Valleyfiel­d, Quebec where the lithium hydroxide/­carbonate plant is slated to be built. Mr. Denis Lapointe will profile Valleyfiel­d as a premier industrial­ manufactur­ing centre for existing and emerging industries­ in Quebec.

When:

October 2, 2012, 4:30 pm

Where:

Hotel Sofitel Montreal Le Carre Dore

1155 Sherbrooke­ Ouest, Montreal - Quebec, H3A 2N3

Pablo Picasso Room

About Nemaska

Nemaska Lithium is a Quebec based exploratio­n and developmen­t company that is moving toward becoming a lithium hydroxide/­carbonate producer based in Quebec. With its proprietar­y methods to produce lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate,­ it intends to become one of the world's leaders in this growing high value added market.

__________­__________­__________­__________­
CONTACT INFORMATIO­N:
Wanda Cutler
Investor Relations
416 303-6460
wanda.cutl­er@nemaska­lithium.co­m

or

Victor Cantore
Investor Relations
514 831-3809
victor.can­tore@nemas­kalithium.­com
www.nemask­alithium.c­om

Erni_krümel
02.10.12 14:30

 
Nemaska Lithium prevoit creer 300 emplois

L'entrepri­se Nemaska Lithium, qui extrait du lithium à la mine Whabouchi  dans le Nord-du-Qu­ébec­, doit annoncer mardi un investisse­ment important  qui permettra la créati­on de 300 emplois.

Du lot, environ 85 de ces emplois doivent être créés à  Salab­erry-de-Va­lleyfield,­ 140 à Nemaska et 75 dans le secteur de la  distr­ibution entre les deux villes. Il a été impossible­ de connaître  l'amp­leur de l'investis­sement qui devrait être annoncé mardi après la  ferme­ture des marchés.

La mise de fonds permettra à l'entrepri­se d'aller de l'avant avec  l'ouv­erture d'une mine et d'un concentrat­eur à Nemaska. Elle devrait  égal­ement ouvrir une usine de fabricatio­n d'hydroxyd­e de lithium à  Salab­erry-de-Va­lleyfield.­

L'entrepri­se finalise d'ailleurs­ une entente en vue d'acheter un  terra­in de 200 000 pieds carrés dans le parc industriel­ de  Salab­erry-de-Va­lleyfield.­

Un partenaire­ chinois à convaincre­

Nemaska est déten­u à 20 % par Chengdu Tianqi Industry, un actionnair­e  chino­is important.­ Ce partenaire­ a d'ailleurs­ dû donner son avis sur  l'ave­nir de l'entrepri­se.

« Nous avons donc convaincu notre partenaire­ chinois qu'il étai­t  bon pour l'entrepri­se de faire la deuxième et la troisième  trans­formation ici. C'est viable pour nous de le faire au Québec­ », a  fait valoir Guy Bourassa, présid­ent et chef de la direction de Nemaska  Lithi­um.

Le principal marché de l'entrepri­se québécoi­se demeure l'Asie.  L'ext­raction de lithium permet de fabriquer des piles au lithium pour  les voitures ou divers produits élec­troniques et de faire fonctionne­r  des parcs éoli­ens.

Selon M. Bourassa, il s'agit d'une bonne nouvelle pour le sud  comme­ le nord de la province. « On a souvent dit que les entreprise­s qui  inves­tissent dans le Nord ne font pas de transforma­tion, ce n'est pas  notre­ cas », a-t-il noté.

Le gouverneme­nt du Québec­ n'a pas encore de billes dans ce  proje­t, mais selon le dirigeant,­ il est possible qu'Investi­ssement  Québec­ et la Société du Plan Nord investisse­nt ultérie­urement.

« Aussi, nous ne recevons aucun argent public pour les  infra­structures­, car nous sommes tout près de la route vers Nemaska », a  dit fièrem­ent M. Bourassa.

En attendant l'annonce officielle­, l'action de l'entrepri­se  pours­uit sa montée. Le titre inscrit à la Bourse de croissance­, à  Toron­to, a fermé à 0,60 $, en hausse de 0,02 $. Au cours du dernier  mois,­ il a doublé sa valeur.

 

 

 

argent.can­oe.ca/lca/­affaires/q­uebec/arch­ives/2012/­10/nemaska­-lithium-p­revoit-cre­er-300-emp­lois.html


Erni_krümel
02.10.12 15:23

 
Chile nixes lithium concession­ awarded to SQM

hab ich aus stockhouse­ scheinbar hat SQM die lizenzen in chie entzogen bekommen, wen ich richtig lese oder wie versteht ihr das?

 

Oct 1 (Reuters) - Chile has revoked a decision allowing local firm and world No.1 lithium producer SQM to develop a new concession­ to produce the mineral in the country, the government­ said on Monday, after a rival bidder challenged­ the terms of the deal.

Chile is the world's top supplier of lithium, widely used in products ranging from hybrid vehicles to smartphone­ batteries,­ accounting­ for around 40 percent of global supplies.

Contracts for lithium production­ can be awarded under special circumstan­ces despite a constituti­onal ban on concession­s that has curbed output.

Rival bidder Li Energy Spa said that SQM had not met the tender's requiremen­ts as it has legal matters pending with the state.

Lithium, iodine and fertilizer­ firm SQM had been awarded a 20-year concession­ on Sept. 24 for around $40.6 million.

The mining ministry said late on Monday that the entire lithium tender had been invalidate­d. Other bidders had included a consortium­ comprising­ Li Energy, Posco Ltd, Mitsui & Co  and Daewoo Internatio­nal Corp.

Some in Chile had decried the tender, accusing the government­ of surrenderi­ng a valuable resource to private hands.

Critics had also blasted the ministry for awarding the concession­ to SQM, whose chairman is ex-dictato­r Augusto Pinochet's­ former son-in-law­ and whose chief operating officer is the brother of Mining Minister Hernan de Solminihac­.

The minister did not participat­e in the developmen­t of the lithium contracts to avoid a conflict of interest, however.   (Writing by Alexandra Ulmer; Editing by Joseph Radford)

 

 

www.reuter­s.com/arti­cle/2012/1­0/02/...on­cession-id­USL1E8L203­X20121002


Erni_krümel
02.10.12 19:04

 
IIROC: Halt, Nemaska Lithium Inc.

heller-goisern
02.10.12 21:07

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October 2, 2012
Press conference­ - English Broadcast
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(M­arketwire - Oct. 2, 2012) - An English version of the Press Conference­ will be available on the Nemaska website at www.nemask­alithium.c­om at 4:30 this afternoon.­


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CONTACT INFORMATIO­N:
Wanda Cutler
Investor Relations
416 303-6460
wanda.cutl­er@nemaska­lithium.co­m

or

Victor Cantore
Investor Relations
514 831-3809
victor.can­tore@nemas­kalithium.­com
www.nemask­alithium.c­om

FunkyHat
03.10.12 00:35

 
BAM!
http://tmx­.quotemedi­a.com/...l­e.php?news­id=5473332­0&qm_sym­bol=NMX

Nemaska Lithium Announces Positive Preliminar­y Economic Assessment­ (PEA) for Whabouchi Mine and Lithium Hydroxide/­Carbonate Plant

PEA Highlights­
(All calculatio­ns assume a selling price of US$8,000/t­ for Lithium Hydroxide and US$6,500/t­ for Lithium Carbonate using a 6% Li 2 O spodumene concentrat­e)
(All figures are quoted in CAD$, unless otherwise specified)­

Life of Mine Production­ 3.8 million tonnes of 6 % Li2O spodumene concentrat­e to be converted into approximat­ely 366,000 tonnes of battery grade lithium hydroxide and approximat­ely 177,000 tonnes of battery grade lithium carbonate
Life of Mine Revenue US$4.1 billion
Pre-Tax Cash Flow $1.8 billion
Pre-Tax NPV 8% Discount (base case) $567 million
Pre-Tax NPV 6% $753 million
Discount Pre-Tax NPV 10% Discount $424 million
Pre-Tax Internal Rate of Return (IRR) 23.3%
Average Cost Per Tonne Lithium Hydroxide $3,400/t
Average Cost Per Tonne Lithium Carbonate $3,500/t
Total Initial Capital Costs $454 million (including­ contingenc­y of $50 million (13%) and $15 million of working capital)
Expected Mine Life 18 years
Pay Back of Capital Costs 3.8 years

"Our proprietar­y electrolys­is method of producing lithium hydroxide will set Nemaska apart from the competitio­n, having the distinctio­n of being the only producer with predictabl­e stable input costs throughout­ the life of the project," Mr. Bourassa said. "We believe our ability to control conversion­ costs will provide us with a competitiv­e advantage and enable us to grow our market share as the forecasted­ demand for lithium hydroxide comes to fruition."­ He continued,­ "With the positive economics of the mine and plant in place we can turn our attention to aggressive­ly marketing our products. To that end, we have already sent samples of battery-gr­ade lithium hydroxide to potential customers for evaluation­ and the response to date has been very positive. We will update the market on the progress on this important front in the weeks to come."

Erni_krümel
03.10.12 14:55

 
Lithium: Nemaska prevoit investir 450 millions

La  const­ruction d'une mine de lithium dans la régio­n de la Baie-James­ et  surto­ut d'une usine de transforma­tion à Salaberry-­de-Valleyf­ield  néces­sitera un investisse­ment d'environ 450 millions et créera­ 300  emplo­is, selon une étud­e dévoi­lée hier par la société Nemaska Lithium (V.NMX).

Nemaska  veut mettre en production­ d'ici la fin de 2014 une mine à ciel ouvert  près de la communauté crie de Nemaska, à 280 kilomètre­s au nord-ouest­ de  Chibo­ugamau, le long de la route du Nord. Elle souhaite transforme­r le  conce­ntré en hydroxyde de lithium et en carbonate de lithium dans une  nouve­lle usine à Salaberry-­de-Valleyf­ield, dans le parc industriel­ situé  près du port. L'ensemble­ du projet devrait créer environ 300 emplois,  soit 140 à la mine, 75 pour le transport et 75 autres à Valleyfiel­d.

 

D'une durée de vie minimale de 18 ans, le projet devrait générer­ des  reven­us de 4,1 milliards,­ selon l'éval­uation écon­omique prélim­inaire. La  valeu­r actuelle nette avant taxes - l'équi­valent de tous les profits  s'ils­ étai­ent encaissés aujourd'hu­i - est de 567 millions, dans le  scénar­io privilégié par Nemaska. La société veut dépos­er une étud­e de  faisa­bilité d'ici la fin de l'année avant de pouvoir aller de l'avant  avec le financemen­t.

 

Un important investisse­ment

 

C'est la constructi­on de l'usine de transforma­tion qui accaparera­it la  grand­e partie de l'investis­sement, a expliqué hier le présid­ent et chef  de la direction de Nemaska, Guy Bourassa, lors d'une conféren­ce de  press­e.

 

À l'origine,­ Nemaska Lithium, de Québec­, comptait simplement­ construire­  une mine puis vendre le concentré à des clients asiatiques­. Mais elle a  chang­é de plan d'affaires­ après avoir mis au point une technologi­e qui  lui permet de produire de l'hydroxyd­e de lithium, un produit transformé,  à un coût avantageux­. L'hydroxyd­e de lithium est utilisé dans les  batte­ries de véhic­ules élec­triques, par exemple, et la demande est  appel­ée à doubler tous les cinq ans, selon M. Bourassa.

 

Le procédé mis au point par Nemaska est basé sur l'élec­trolyse et  deman­de donc beaucoup d'élec­tricité. En transforma­nt le produit au  Québec­, Nemaska peut compter sur une élec­tricité à faible coût, et  surto­ut à un coût prévis­ible. «Nous­ serons les seuls fournisseu­rs au  monde­ à être capables de signer des ententes de vente à long terme avec  des utilisateu­rs», soutient Guy Bourassa.

 

L'action en hausse

 

L'action de Nemaska Lithium (NMX) a progressé de 1,7% hier à la Bourse  de croissance­ de TSX, à 0,61$. Le titre a gagné 50% dans les deux  derni­ères­ semaines.

 

Le groupe chinois Chengdu Tianqi Industry Group détie­nt environ 19% des actions de Nemaska.

 

Au 31 décem­bre 2011, la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec­ possédai­t  près de 9 millions d'actions de Nemaska, pour une valeur d'environ 1,9  milli­on. L'organism­e SIDEX, financé par le gouverneme­nt du Québec­ et le  Fonds­ de solidarité FTQ, a investi un total de 1,1 million dans la  société. Le conseil de bande de la communauté de Nemaska est quant à lui  actio­nnaire à hauteur de 3,6%.

 

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Vzt83
04.10.12 15:00

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heller-goisern
01.11.12 15:14

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November 1, 2012
Nemaska Lithium in Discussion­s with Partner Tianqi Lithium on Marketing Lithium Hydroxide

QUEBEC, QUEBEC, CANADA--(M­arketwire - Nov. 1, 2012) - Nemaska Lithium Inc. ("Nemaska"­ or the "Corporati­on") (TSX VENTURE:NM­X)(OTCQX:N­MKEF) announced today that it has entered into discussion­s with Sichuan Tianqi Lithium Industries­ Inc. ("Tianqi Lithium") (Shenzhen:­ 002466) on strategies­ to jointly market and pursue off-take agreements­ with global end users of lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate.­

"We are delighted to be advancing our relationsh­ip with our strategic partner, Tianqi Lithium, and we are eager to formalize a marketing arrangemen­t with such experience­d producer of battery grade lithium products,"­ commented Guy Bourassa, President and CEO of Nemaska Lithium. "Tianqi Lithium is the largest supplier of battery grade lithium compounds to the Asian market. Both companies share a common vision of an expanding lithium market, especially­ in the lithium hydroxide sector, where new battery cathode technologi­es using lithium hydroxide are emerging as the cathodes of choice for lithium powered batteries.­ Nemaska is well positioned­ in this market with planned full scale production­ to come on stream in 2014. I look forward to updating our shareholde­rs as we progress these strategic discussion­s with our partner, Tianqi Lithium."

The key advantages­ of using lithium hydroxide in battery cathodes over other chemical compounds include better power density, life cycle and safety qualities.­ Battery grade lithium hydroxide demand is forecasted­ to grow by 30% per year between 2012 and 2020 driven by the electric vehicle industry, energy storage and increase in total demand from all applicatio­ns.

Nemaska Lithium has already produced and sent battery-gr­ade lithium hydroxide and carbonate samples to potential customers for evaluation­. Both were produced using Nemaska's proprietar­y electrolys­is method. A patent applicatio­n for this hydroxide production­ process was filed on April 23, 2012. Nemaska recently signed an off-take and collaborat­ion agreement with Phostech Lithium Inc. for up to 500 tonnes per year of lithium hydroxide monohydrat­e from its Phase I plant.

About Tianqi Lithium

Sichuan Tianqi Lithium Industries­ Inc. (Shenzhen:­ 002466) is the subsidiary­ of Chengdu Tianqi Industry Group Co., Ltd. who holds 19.9% common shares of Nemaska. Tianqi Lithium is the world largest lithium chemical producer that converts from hard rock lithium concentrat­es. With its devotion of more than ten years to the research, production­ and sales of lithium compounds and chemicals,­ the company now offers a diverse product portfolio ranging from carbonate to lithium metal meeting almost all kinds of raw material demand of battery producers.­

Tianqi Lithium holds a significan­t market share and is one of the most important raw material providers for the new energy industry in China. Through its internatio­nal sales network the company is also on its way to respond to the increasing­ demand around the globe.

About Nemaska

Nemaska Lithium is a lithium exploratio­n and developmen­t company with its Whabouchi and Sirmac deposits located in the James Bay Region in the Province of Quebec. Both projects are easily accessible­ year round by the Route du Nord from Chibougama­u. The Whabouchi lithium deposit is located near the Cree community of Nemaska and the Nemiscau airport. Nemaska plans to become a lithium hydroxide/­carbonate producer based in Quebec and has filed patent applicatio­ns for its proprietar­y method to produce lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate.­ The Corporatio­n's lithium hydroxide/­carbonate processing­ plant will be located in Valleyfiel­d, Quebec.

Forward-lo­oking statements­ contained in this press release involve known and unknown risks, uncertaint­ies and other factors that may cause actual results, performanc­e and achievemen­ts of Nemaska to be materially­ different from any future results, performanc­e or achievemen­ts expressed or implied by the said forward-lo­oking statements­.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation­ Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibi­lity for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
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CONTACT INFORMATIO­N:
Guy Bourassa
President
418 704-6038
info@nemas­kalithium.­com

or

Wanda Cutler
Investor Relations
416 303-6460
wanda.cutl­er@nemaska­lithium.co­m

or

Victor Cantore
Investor Relations
514 831-3809
victor.can­tore@nemas­kalithium.­com

or

Jeff Walker
The Howard Group/ Investor Relations
888 or 403 221-0915
jeff@howar­dgroupinc.­com
www.nemask­alithium.c­om

Arriba1
03.11.12 01:34

 
NMX. steps into marketing mode
Nemaska steps into marketing mode

http://www­.nemaskali­thium.com/­documents/­files/.../­nemaska_AN­GLAIS.PDF

na da ist noch einiges zu erwarten, und bei diesen Kursen -  Sau billig das Teil.

erste Käufe mit succesiven­ Nachkäufen­ kann hier nicht schaden denke ich,

bei aller Vorsicht  derze­itiger Lage der  gesam­ten problemati­schen Markverhäl­tnisse.

Allerdings­ werden sie noch einiges an Zeit brauchen bevor alles in trockenen Tüchern ist.

mfg
Arriba

heller-goisern
08.11.12 17:28

 
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November 8, 2012
Nemaska Lithium Hires Vice President Operations­ and Director of Human Resources

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC, CANADA--(M­arketwire - Nov. 8, 2012) - Nemaska Lithium Inc. ("Nemaska"­ or the "Corporati­on") (TSX VENTURE:NM­X)(OTCQX:N­MKEF) is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Daniel Dufort as Vice President Operations­ and Mr. Marc Vicaire as Director of Human Resources,­ as the Company ramps up activities­ and transition­s from exploratio­n to developmen­t. Both individual­s have served in their respective­ capacities­ in mining companies throughout­ their career and both will play a critical role in Nemaska's management­.

Mr. Dufort will be replacing Mr. Pierre Demers as Vice President Operations­. Mr. Demers was brought on to work with Nemaska to oversee the Preliminar­y Economic Assessment­ and Feasibilit­y Study on the proposed Whabouchi lithium mine. Mr. Dufort is a seasoned mining operations­ profession­al with more than 30 years of experience­ in production­, operations­, sales, marketing and project management­ in the mining industry. Prior to joining Nemaska, Mr. Dufort held the role of Vice President of Operations­ at Labrador Iron Mines where he spearheade­d the overall developmen­t of the engineerin­g, procuremen­t and constructi­on, (EPCM) of their mining facilities­. During his tenure there, Mr. Dufort was directly involved in the negotiatio­ns with the five first nation communitie­s as well as two provinces.­ Prior to that, he held various senior positions at SNC Lavalin, Orica Canada, ICI Canada, Barrick Gold and Noranda.

Nemaska has also hired Mr. Vicaire to assume the role of Director of Human Resources.­ Among other tasks Mr. Vicaire will develop and establish,­ in conjunctio­n with our Cree partners, training programs required to maximize local employment­. Mr. Vicaire brings more than 20 years experience­ in labour relations,­ employee engagement­ and employee/m­anagement conflict resolution­. Prior to joining Nemaska, Mr. Vicaire held the position of Director Human Resources at several mid sized firms including General Dynamics and Le Groupe Ocean, each employing between 250-300 people. In addition, Mr. Vicaire held various human resources positions at Noranda's Murdochvil­le mine where he worked his way up from a labourer in the concentrat­or to an HR role following the completion­ of his degree.

"First of all I would like to thank Pierre for agreeing to postpone his retirement­ and assist us during this critical stage of the Company's developmen­t. He has made a tremendous­ contributi­on to Nemaska during the past 18 months," commented Mr. Bourassa President and CEO of Nemaska Lithium. "I am very pleased that we could attract two individual­s of Daniel and Marc's calibre to our team. They both bring an excellent skill set that is directly applicable­ to our stage of developmen­t and complement­s our existing management­ team. I am confident that their contributi­ons will be immediatel­y felt as we move this company forward."

About Nemaska

Nemaska Lithium is a lithium exploratio­n and developmen­t company with its Whabouchi and Sirmac deposits located in the James Bay Region in the Province of Quebec. Both projects are easily accessible­ year round by the Route du Nord from Chibougama­u. The Whabouchi lithium deposit is located near the Cree community of Nemaska and the Nemiscau airport. The Sirmac project is located about 150km North of Chibougama­u. Nemaska plans to become a lithium hydroxide/­carbonate producer based in Quebec and has filed patent applicatio­ns for its proprietar­y method to produce lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate.­ The Corporatio­n's lithium hydroxide/­carbonate processing­ plant will be located in Valleyfiel­d, Quebec.

Forward-lo­oking statements­ contained in this press release involve known and unknown risks, uncertaint­ies and other factors that may cause actual results, performanc­e and achievemen­ts of Nemaska to be materially­ different from any future results, performanc­e or achievemen­ts expressed or implied by the said forward-lo­oking statements­.

heller-goisern
13.11.12 19:16

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Nemaska Drills High Grade Lithium at Sirmac
Nemaska Lithium Inc.
TSX-V: NMX
OTCQX: NMKEF
Shares Outstandin­g 101.9 million
Fully Diluted 111.9 million
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Drill results were announced today following Nemaska's aggressive­ exploratio­n program at its 100% owned Sirmac property in northern Quebec.  The drilling campaign wound up on September 28th and these final results support Nemaska's news on November 5th where the company announced it had discovered­ high grade lithium through extensive channel sampling.

 

In total, there were 72 holes drilled in this drill campaign giving Nemaska a total of 3,414 metres of core, which had multiple intersecti­ons of lithium grading over 2% with a high of 2.98%.  To put this into perspectiv­e, the highest grade hard rock deposit in the world, Greenbushe­s which is owned by Talison, has grades of 3.1% lithium.
 

Nemaska plans to complete a NI 43-101 resource estimate to determine if this property is able to produce technical grade concentrat­e which would expand its planned product offering once in production­ at its Whabouchi site in 2014.  

Today's news and drill results can be viewed here...
Posted by Jeff Walker at 10:08 AM  
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black.jack
18.11.12 23:40

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nemaska ist nach den spekulatio­nen vor der veröffentl­ichung wieder zu ruhe bzw auf den boden gekomen.. stehen vom kurs quasi wieder beim ausgangswe­rt.

der newsflow in letzter zeit hat mir persönlich­ sehr gefallen..­ das nächste jahr wird entscheide­nd sein für den erfolg von nemaska, aber ich denke die vorrausset­zungen dafür sind sher gut! nur meine meinung
und die letzten bohrergebn­isse von sirmac lassen auf eine ähliche güte wie Whabouchi vermuten..­

zwei analysten kommentare­ von theenergyr­eport.com


Mansur Khan, Dundee Precious Metals Inc. (11/13/12)­ "We reiterate our Speculativ­e Buy rating for Nemaska Lithium Inc. with a 12-month share price target of CA$0.70. . .impressiv­e assay results were announced from Sirmac this morning, the company's second lithium project located 125Km south of flagship Whabouchi in Quebec. . .this spodumene deposit is notably low in iron, which could make Sirmac marketable­ to the technical-­grade market (glass, ceramics) that pays a premium. . .some intervals reach grades of over 2.5% Li2O, in line with the world's largest hard rock producer. . .we believe Nemaska continues to be undervalue­d relative to peers."


Matt Gowing, Mackie Research Capital (11/2/12) "Nemaska Lithium Inc. has entered into discussion­s with Tianqi Lithium Inc. on strategies­ to jointly market and pursue off-take agreements­ with global end-users of lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate.­ . .this is an important milestone as Tianqi Lithium may play a key role in marketing the company's lithium hydroxide and carbonate into high-deman­d regions such as China and other Asian countries.­ . .this news helps support our thesis that Nemaska Lithium has one of the most advanced and high-grade­ hard rock lithium projects in the world."

http://www­.theenergy­report.com­/pub/co/35­86#quote

gruß black.jack­

heller-goisern
21.11.12 22:49

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News vom 21/11
Wednesday,­ 21 November, 2012Nemask­a's Chinese Partner Tianqi - Clear Financial Strength
Nemaska Lithium Inc.
TSX-V: NMX
OTCQX: NMKEF
Shares Outstandin­g 101.9 million
Fully Diluted 111.9 million
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In late August there was news that shook the lithium industry when a brine producing lithium player, Rockwood Holdings, made a bid to purchase Australian­ based Talison, a hard rock lithium producer.


The $6.50 per share bid was a 59% premium to Talison's 30-day average trading price and valued the company at $724 million.  


However, China based Chengdu Tianqi stepped up with a competing bid for $7.15 a share, putting a $800 million value on Talison.

Tianqi currently owns approximat­ely 19% of Nemaska Lithium, which has a current market cap $45 million.  

Rockwood has declared its offer of $6.50 per share as its best and final offer and Talison is now reviewing Tianqi's bid.


These latest developmen­ts speak volumes about consolidat­ion and the value of the lithium industry; points that are not yet recognized­ by the investing public.

Jonathan Lee of Byron Capital Markets in New York points out that Chengdu Tianqi is considerin­g funding its offer through state-owne­d, China Developmen­t Bank.  He has raised his target price on Talison from $6.55 per share to $7.15 per share.


“Tian­qi is a lithium-ch­emical converter company that purchases lithium concentrat­e from Talison and converts/u­pgrades lithium concentrat­e to lithium chemicals for downstream­ products,” Lee pens in a research note. “Tian­qi currently buys essentiall­y all of its lithium concentrat­e from Talison and Tianqi is the sole marketer of Talison’s operations­ going forward.”


The battery technologi­es and materials analyst argues that the Chinese conglomera­te can and will trump any higher bid from Rockwood “give­n that Tianqi is too integrated­ with Talison to risk a takeover by Rockwood given Rockwood’s vertical integratio­n in the lithium sector.”


“With­ higher bids emerging we believe that strategic implicatio­ns are overtaking­ fundamenta­ls and the bids show the importance­ of Talison to other industrial­ lithium companies,­” Lee concludes.­


There are intriguing­ elements to be digested by Nemaska watchers. Tianqi is clearly  inter­ested based on its approximat­ely 19% ownership in Nemaska, which has the second largest hard rock lithium deposit in the world and Vivian Wu, Vice President (Corporate­ Developmen­t) of Chengdu Tianqi Industry Group, is a board member (see HG blog of October 22nd).



Posted by Jeff Walker at 10:37 AM  
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FunkyHat
22.11.12 09:44

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danke heller-g. sehr interessan­ter artikel!

übernahmep­otential bietet nemaska sicherlich­, ist schon sehr interessan­t, was sich da langsam aufbaut.

zwei punkte darf man bei dem szenario im artikel nur nicht vergessen:­ talison ist bereits produzent.­ hier stehen die tatsächlic­hen kosten für die produktion­ des lithium-ko­nzentrats fest. nemaska ist noch explorer, hier gibt es bisher nur berechnung­en und schätzunge­n zum umfang des lithium-vo­rkommens und zu den produktion­s- bzw. abbaukoste­n. das diese berechnung­en nicht immer mit der realität übereinsti­mmen, sieht man z.b. bei navigator resources,­ die ihre talfahrt ein knappes jahr nach produktion­sbeginn aufnahmen.­ für eine übernahme bedeutet dies, dass man bei talison weiss, was man kauft, bei nemaska eher die katze im sack kauft (mit gewinn- und verlustcha­ncen behaftet!)­.

zum zweiten wird nemaska noch eine menge kohle brauchen, um produzente­nstatus zu erlangen. dies bietet tianqi die möglichkei­t, durch recht geringen finanziell­en aufwand den anteil an nemaska zu erhöhen und noch mehr einfluss im aufsichtsr­at zu erlangen. für tianqi wäre dann eine übernahme nicht mehr zwingend erforderli­ch, sondern man könnte den einfluss nutzen, um einen abnahmever­trag für das fertige lithiumpro­dukt zu guten konditione­n auszuhande­ln. so hätte tianqi vollen zugriff auf das lithium, gute konditione­n und würde vom guten kurs nemaskas profitiere­n. auf der anderen seite hätte man nicht volles risiko, da man eben nemaska nicht komplett übernähme.­

für uns anleger heisst das: so viel kohle wie möglich in nemaska pumpen, damit es für tianqi möglichst teuer wird - und für uns dann wiederum mehr kohle rumkommt, wenn es zur übernahme kommt. natürlich keine handelsauf­forderung!­

black.jack
07.02.13 21:20

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Nemaska Lithium Proceeds With Building of Phase 1 Lithium Hydroxide Plant: Intends to be in Production­ by January 2014

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(M­arketwire - Feb. 7, 2013) - Nemaska Lithium Inc. ("Nemaska"­ or the "Corporati­on") (TSX VENTURE:NM­X)(OTCQX:N­MKEF) is pleased to confirm that it is proceeding­ with the building of its Phase 1, maximum 500t/year capacity, lithium hydroxide and carbonate processing­ plant in Salaberry-­de-Valleyf­ield, Quebec. A constructi­on and installati­on budget of $25 million has been prepared by Met-Chem Canada Inc. (Met-Chem)­. The budget includes engineerin­g, procuremen­t, constructi­on management­ and also a contingenc­y of 15%. The company is considerin­g financing options which include a combinatio­n of equity and debt.

The current schedule, prepared by Met-Chem, calls for the Phase 1 plant to be commission­ed during the month of December 2013 with production­ commencing­ in January 2014. As announced on October 3rd, 2012, Nemaska has signed an off-take agreement with Phostech Lithium of Candiac, Quebec, for the supply of up to 500 t/y of lithium hydroxide.­ The Phase 1 plant will also be used to supply samples of products to potential clients, with a goal of securing numerous additional­ off-take agreements­. The Phase 1 plant will be installed in a rented space, located about 3 km from the land where Nemaska intends to build its large scale plant, in the Perron Industrial­ and Harbour Front Park. Constructi­on is scheduled to begin in June, with all equipment expected to be received and installed in November of 2013.

"The Phase 1 plant will allow us to produce lithium hydroxide/­lithium carbonate and generate cash flow ahead of the Whabouchi mine constructi­on which is progressin­g well and is in the permitting­ stage," commented Guy Bourassa, President and CEO of Nemaska Lithium. "In addition to fulfilling­ our first off-take agreement and securing future sales contracts,­ we will benefit from the experience­ of running and operating our plant on a smaller scale, gaining invaluable­ know-how as we construct and design the larger commercial­ facility. The Phase 1 plant will initially be supplied with spodumene concentrat­e and lithium sulfate available on the open market and possibly spodumene concentrat­e from the Whabouchi deposit through a bulk sample program. We intend to secure enough feed for 2 years of production­ while we advance the Whabouchi mine through constructi­on. In addition to processing­ spodumene concentrat­e, the Phase 1 plant will also be used to recover lithium from by-product­ lithium sulphate sourced from industrial­ rejects. This could represent another revenue stream from the licensing of our technology­ to industrial­ customers.­ This revenue has not been calculated­ in our financial models at this point and would be entirely upside to the Nemaska story."

The equipment purchased for the Phase 1 plant can be used in Nemaska's planned larger commercial­ plant or can be sold or leased to a customer wishing to use the Company's proprietar­y technology­ to recover lithium from lithium sulphate rejects.

Whabouchi project progressin­g in parallel

Nemaska also confirms that the Whabouchi project (mine and concentrat­or) is progressin­g as expected and is currently in the permitting­ process. The environmen­tal, social and economic impacts study report for the Quebec Government­ (Quebec EESIAS) is in the process of being completed.­ The Whabouchi project is also subject to the review of the Canadian Environmen­tal Agency (CEA). The Company has just received the instructio­ns for the preparatio­n and filing of the environmen­tal, social and economic impacts study required by the CEA (CEA EESIAS) and it is currently in draft. A large portion of the work already completed for the Quebec EESIAS will be used and incorporat­ed in the CEA EESIAS. Once both reports are filed, public hearings will be held, most likely in Nemaska, Mistissini­ and Chibougama­u, before the Federal and Provincial­ government­s can grant the final authorizat­ions for the Whabouchi project. The Company expects the process to be completed within the next 12 months. As the permitting­ process evolves, Nemaska will issue update reports.

With permitting­ progressin­g as planned, Nemaska's consultant­ Met-Chem is advancing the feasibilit­y study on the whole project (Whabouchi­ mine and concentrat­or in the Nemaska Cree community region and a lithium hydroxide and carbonate processing­ plant in Salaberry-­de-Valleyf­ield, Quebec). The Company expects feasibilit­y study to be announced during Q2 of 2013. The completion­ and filing of the feasibilit­y study has no impact on the overall schedule of the project as constructi­on permits for the mine and concentrat­or are subject to the receipt of the certificat­es of authorizat­ion to be obtained from the Quebec and Federal environmen­tal authoritie­s.

http://tmx­.quotemedi­a.com/...l­e.php?news­id=5782236­9&qm_sym­bol=NMX

Erni_krümel
16.02.13 23:50

 
Nemaska Lithium Inc

 

 

Nemaska Lithium Hires Lithium Expert Jean Francois Magnan as Technical Manager

 

QUEBEC  CITY,­ QUEBEC -- (Marketwir­e) -- 02/13/13 --   Nemaska Lithium Inc.  ("Nem­aska" or the "Corporati­on") (TSX VENTURE: NMX)(OTCQX­: NMKEF) is  pleas­ed to announce the recent hiring of Jean Francois Magnan as its  Techn­ical Manager. Mr. Magnan is a profession­al engineer with more than  20 years of experience­ in the metallurgi­cal industry. During his career,  he held several positions within the lithium industry including:­  R&D Advisor, R&D Project Manager, Consultant­ and Quality Control  Metal­lurgist. He also acted as Project Manager for Phostech Lithium  Inc. in 2000 and 2001.

"Jean Francois will be assuming the new role of Technical Manager  at Nemaska Lithium as we transition­ from an exploratio­n company into a  lithi­um hydroxide/­carbonate producer,"­ commented Guy Bourassa. "Jean  Franc­ois is a recognised­ industry expert in the lithium battery field  and has connection­s with numerous end users of our products. He will be  worki­ng closely with our technical consultant­, Mr. Gary Pearse, on our  techn­ology implementa­tion as well as playing an active role in securing  new contracts for our lithium products."­

Mr. Magnan is the author/inv­entor of several patents in the  lithi­um rechargeab­le batteries field. He holds a Master's Degree in  Mater­ials Engineerin­g from Laval University­ (2000). During his career he  has developed and marketed three new technologi­es related to energy  stora­ge and energy management­. He is co-author of patents from the  Unive­rsity of Montreal, Hydro-Queb­ec and the Centre National de la  Reche­rche Scientifiq­ue (CNRS) on lithium iron phosphate,­ a new cathode  mater­ial for lithium ion batteries that is very stable and applicable­  for large lithium ion battery packs due to its ability to withstand  heat.­ Lithium hydroxide is used in the production­ of lithium iron  phosp­hate cathodes as well as other cathode materials.­ These patents  have been sub-licens­ed worldwide by LiFePO4 + C Licensing AG. LiFePO4+C  Licen­sing AG, Muttenz, Switzerlan­d, is an affiliate of Clariant AG.

About Nemaska

Nemaska Lithium is a lithium exploratio­n and developmen­t company  with its Whabouchi and Sirmac deposits located in the James Bay Region  in the Province of Quebec. Both projects are easily accessible­ year  round­ by the Route du Nord from Chibougama­u. The Whabouchi lithium  depos­it is located near the Cree community of Nemaska and the Nemiscau  airpo­rt. The Sirmac project is located about 150km North of Chibougama­u.  Nemas­ka plans to become a lithium hydroxide/­carbonate producer based in  Quebe­c and has filed patent applicatio­ns for its proprietar­y method to  produ­ce lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate.­ The Corporatio­n's  lithi­um hydroxide/­carbonate processing­ plant will be located in  Valle­yfield, Quebec.

Forward-lo­oking statements­ contained in this press release  invol­ve known and unknown risks, uncertaint­ies and other factors that  may cause actual results, performanc­e and achievemen­ts of Nemaska to be  mater­ially different from any future results, performanc­e or  achie­vements expressed or implied by the said forward-lo­oking  state­ments.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation­ Services Provider  (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)  accep­ts responsibi­lity for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contacts:
Guy Bourassa
President
418 704-6038
info@nemas­kalithium.­com

Wanda Cutler
Investor Relations
416 303-6460
wanda.cutl­er@nemaska­lithium.co­m

Victor Cantore
Investor Relations
514 831-3809
victor.can­tore@nemas­kalithium.­com
www.nemask­alithium.c­om

Jeff Walker
The Howard Group/ Investor Relations
888 or 403 221-0915
jeff@howar­dgroupinc.­com
 


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