Simbol prepares for lithium carbonate plant start-up

By Mark Watts
Published: Tuesday, 25 January 2011

California-based geothermal brine producer on cusp of high-purity material production

California-based Simbol Materials is set to become the world’s newest entrant to the lithium carbonate market with plans to produce 500 tpa of high-purity material from March or April 2011.

The group has developed the technology to extract lithium from geothermal effluent brines to produce lithium and other compounds and...

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