Albemarle to double lithium concentrate at Greenbushes
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