Qinghai Lithium makes breakthrough in lithium extraction from brine

By Albert Li
Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2016

The Chinese company, a subsidiary of government-owned Western Mining Group, has begun scaling up production of lithium carbonate from brines extracted from the Taijinaier salt lake in western China, according to the country’s Ministry of Land and Resources.

Chinese lithium producer, Qinghai Saltlake Fozhao Lake Lithium Industry Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of state-owned Western Mining Group Co. Ltd, has successfully started extracting lithium from a brine lake in Qinghai province in western China. 

According to an announcement posted on the Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR) website,...

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