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Advantage in lithium lead

Up until a month ago, one could be forgiven for putting Advantage Lithium in the Vancouver-based battery metal basket; a pack of companies looking to leverage investor appetite by buying up land and flipping it for a quick buck. In November, it challenged this stereotype in the most unexpected of ways.

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Production in sight: Cauchari is just 20km from Orocobre's Olaroz lithium plant

Looking back to the end of October, the company had assembled a land package in the US, Argentina and Mexico that had great prospectivity on paper, but no hard numbers to wrap around them. Those...