E49: Full Circle with FMC/Livent

 
 
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In a smashing season finale double episode, The Global Lithium Podcast team joins Livent CEO Paul Graves in his home to chat about life, lithium, and Livent. Paul gives us his background from a small…

E46: Daniel in the Lithium Den

 
 
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On a soggy morning in Santiago Chile, Joe and Emily sit down with Daniel Jimenez, a lithium industry veteran since 1999 to discuss his life spent in lithium. Joe recalls how difficult SQM made his…

E30: A Beautiful Day in the Lithium Neighborhood

 
 
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Joe and Emily round out 2018 with a Christmas special, recorded partially in Santiago, Chile, and partially from North Carolina and Washington, D.C., respectively. In Chile, the two chat about some key takeaways from meeting…

E27: Man on a Mission

 
 
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In a move that will undoubtedly surprise many in the the lithium world, Joe Lowry and Eduardo Bitran sit down in Santiago to discuss the history of the “Drama in the Atacama.” Dr. Bitran shares…

E26: Keep Lithium Weird

 
 
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Joe and Emily catch up with the Lithium Americas leadership team in Buenos Aires, Argentina. On this episode, LAC’s new President/COO, Jon Evans, shares some of his past experiences, including as Joe’s boss at another…

E25: (Not) Lost in Translation (没有)迷失在翻译中

 
 
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Joe and Emily are back in Buenos Aires to record a special first anniversary episode of the Global Lithium Podcast! Li Liangbin the Chairman of Ganfeng and Wang Xiaoshen, the Vice Chairman came to the…

E23: A Man from a Land Down Under

 
 
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Joe and Emily are joined by Ken Brinsden, CEO of Pilbara Minerals. They reminisce with the “man from a land down under” about their trip to the Pilbara mine in early 2018, and how quickly…

E22: Lithium Culture Club

 
 
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Joe and Emily catch up with Anthony Tse, managing director of Galaxy and newly christened (by Emily) “Messiah of Lithium,” in Newport Beach, California. Anthony shares his journey from growing up in London to his…

E16: “Changes” – The Past Week in the Lithium World

 
 
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In a different kind of “drama in the Atacama,” friend of the Global Lithium Podcast SQM’s CEO Patricio de Solminhac has departed, and Joe and Emily talk about what that means for SQM going forward both in Chile as well as in Argentina, Australia, and the world.

E15: The Good, the Beard and the Ugly

 
 
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Joe and Emily cover a lot of ground on this remote episode of the Global Lithium Podcast. Western Australia is trying to roll out its own version of Silicon Valley, with a moniker of “Lithium Valley.”

E14: The Lowry Family gets “Natsukashi,” Lithium Memories Occur in Real-Time

 
 
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Get ready for the Lowry Family Special. Chris Berry, from episode 1, is back and the bobsled team may morph into multiple luge participants. Erin Lowry (Broke Millennial), Joe’s eldest daughter, shares how her career…

E13: Lithium Clays – Smooth Jazz and Soft Rock

 
 
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Joe Lowry and Emily Hersh are reunited in Las Vegas, Nevada where they meet up with the “Clay Boys” of Lithium Americas to talk in detail about that Soft Rock.

E12: Podcast in the Dark – The Son Also Rises

 
 
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How did two lawyers from Buenos Aires become experts at handling layers of culture from foreign countries to the different provinces in Argentina? Hernan Celorrio and Ignacio Celorrio, of Alfaro Law, give their advice on how companies can avoid mining mistakes in Argentina.

E11: Lithium Family Values in Argentina

 
 
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Joe and Emily attended the 2018 Panorama Minero Lithium Conference in Salta, Argentina. Aside from eating empanadas by the handfuls, the two recorded Episode 11 of the Global Lithium Podcast with three other guests!

E10: Lithium News, Myths and Bad Commentary

 
 
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What a week for the lithium industry. For episode 10, Emily and Joe provide an in-depth analysis on Nemaska’s financing. They also cover the Kidman and Tesla deal, the Nomura Report, and provide an additional update about the latest drama in the Atacama. 

E9: Lithium Q&A Plus Our “Spin” on FMC

 
 
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The Global Lithium Podcast has crossed another country off the list! While Joe stayed in the United States, Emily temporarily left Argentina to remotely record on Irish soil. Thanks to the help of Dermot Fitzpatrick, the acting Irish Ambassador to Argentina, Emily recorded Episode 9 at the Ireland Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Episode 7: Deak Dynasty

 
 
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Question: What do cathodes and the Olympics have in common?
Answer: Doping!

Emily and Joe traveled to Shangai, China, to record two episodes of the Global Lithium Podcast. For the first episode in this series, the two spoke with Dr. David Deak, the CTO at Lithium Americas and the President of Lithium Nevada. The three discussed Lithium Americas Corp., Tesla, lithium ion batteries, and the future for electric vehicles.

Episode 6: Weathering the Lithium Storm

 
 
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On the investing end, Emily and Joe share their opinions on Nemaska’s financing needs and Softbank’s future strategy. A new report from Industrial Minerals also indicates that there may be some additional drama in the Atacama. Finally, our hosts close this episode by providing a preview itinerary for their trip to China.

Episode 5: Flying Blind, 5030 miles (or 8090 km) apart

 
 
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Emily and Joe, abandoned by their GenZer talent for spring break, take on their first remote podcast from Buenos Aires, Argentina and Charlotte, North Carolina respectively. They catch up on news in the lithium space, IPOs and more.

Episode 4: The Last Samurai of Brine

 
 
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Emily and Joe are joined by David Guerrero Alvarado, a man who might better known as the “the brine foot soldier.” The three recorded this episode in Buenos Aires, Argentina.