Sharechat Logo

Lithium firms merge

Friday 7th April 2000

Text too small?

Pacific Lithium is merging with US firm Lithium Technology Corporation with a planned IPO set for September.

The unlisted New Zealand public company is a large supplier of high-quality lithium carbonate to Japanese markets.

The Auckland-based company claims to have about 20% world carbonate market share but hopes to boost that to 25% this year and has plans to expand its lithium carbonate plant to meet growing demand.

Pacific Lithium, which has more than 700 shareholders, has approved a $2 million-capital expenditure programme to get the US company's Pennsylvania head office in Plymouth up to speed on its commercial production by the end of the year. Lithium Technology is commercialising high-performance rechargable batteries.

  General Finance Advertising    

Comments from our readers

No comments yet

Add your comment:
Your name:
Your email:
Not displayed to the public
Comment:
Comments to Sharechat go through an approval process. Comments which are defamatory, abusive or in some way deemed inappropriate will not be approved. It is allowable to use some form of non-de-plume for your name, however we recommend real email addresses are used. Comments from free email addresses such as Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, etc may not be approved.

Related News:

NZ dollar falls against Aussie after jobs data there
Sky CEO put on notice by chunky vote against salary share scheme
Unions gearing up to oppose 'market tests' on Fair Pay Agreements
Mandatory farm plans scorned as 'tick box' exercises
Kiwi dollar firms on weak US retail data, capped by rate-cut expectations
17th October 2019 Morning Report
SkyCity hoses down union claims over potential job losses
OPINION: Fair Payment Agreements and 'swallowing vomit' - the lot of the CTU
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain; Restaurant Brands climbs on upbeat outlook
NZ dollar stalls after Bascand's rate cut comments

IRG See IRG research reports