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Albemarle to double lithium concentrate at Greenbushes

By Kasia Patel
Published: Thursday, 16 March 2017

The expansion of lithium concentrate production at Albermarle's jointly-owned Greenbushes mine with Tianqi lithium will more than double output. Having already been approved, commissioning of the expansion is expected to begin in Q2 2019.

The joint venture (JV) between Albermarle Corp. and Tianqi Lithium Corp, Talison Lithium, has approved the expansion of lithium concentrate production at its Greenbushes spodumene mine in Australia.

The expansion aims to more than double lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) capacity at Greenbushes from 80,000 tpa to more...

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