Joe Lowry (aka @globallithium on Twitter) and known as "Mr Lithium" is a 30 plus year industry veteran and founder of the advisory firm Global Lithium LLC. Joe ...
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Episode 170: Iggy Tan
Iggy Tan is the Non-Executive Chairman of Lithium Universe (ASX: LU7) and the Managing Director of Altech Chemicals. He was formerly the CEO of Galaxy Lithium.
At Greenbushes in the 1990s
Trying to make carbonate in Oz in the 1990s
Iggy’s time at Galaxy
Mt Cattlin and Zhangjiagang
China’s first “western” lithium plant
Building Galaxy’s lithium portfolio
Time away from lithium
Creating a “Lithium Universe”
The business model for Canada
The industry’s biggest mistake
Iggy the author
Episode 169: "Down Under"
A summary of my recent 12 day trip to Australia.
Episode 168: Tony Ottaviano
Tony Ottaviano is the CEO of Liontown resources. This episode was recorded at Liontown's offices in Perth, Australia the day after I visited their Kathleen Valley project.
Building a culture
The onboarding experience
Relationship with the Tjiwarl
The Dragonfly camp design
Using renewable energy
Documentation & control
Supply contracts / customer visits
The Albemarle deal
Where to next?
Peak Australia LCE production
Episode 167: Lithium Argentina
Lithium Americas will separate into two entities in the
fourth quarter of 2023. LAC’s South American assets will become Lithium Argentina (@Lithium_ARG on X aka Twitter). I spent a few days with the team last week in Buenos Aires and Salta, Argentina.
Recording a podcast seemed like a natural thing to do. John
Kanellitsas, Franco Mignacco, Ignacio Celorrio, Carlos Galli and Tom Benson joined me with a cameo appearance by Kelly O’Brien.
The journey to becoming Argentina’s third lithium chemical producer
The importance of finding and retaining the right people
Combining cultures in the Minera Exar JV
The Lithium Americas separation
Politics in Argentina
The growing significance of lithium to Argentina
Why it is too soon for Argentina should focus on making
Doing lithium “differently”
The 500,000 ton goal for Argentina
Leveraging talent from other industries
Bringing new technology to exploration
“The Signal and the Noise”
The five year vision for Lithium Argentina
Episode 166: Listener Q&A
On this episode I enlist the help of Rene LeBlanc & Tara Berrie to help me answer listener questions that cover a broad cross section of interests from how to evaluate lithium projects to the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act to where price may be heading. Shout outs to Daniel Jimenez and Chris Berry.
Joe Lowry (aka @globallithium on Twitter) and known as "Mr Lithium" is a 30 plus year industry veteran and founder of the advisory firm Global Lithium LLC. Joe hosts the original lithium podcast featuring high level guests from the lithium chemicals industry, battery, cathode, and related areas. The Global Lithium Podcast remains the 'go to' offering in this space and has been downloaded in 180 countries.