Planning decision due for Tianqi WA hydroxide plant

By Myles McCormick
Published: Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Documents submitted to the Western Australian planning authorities outline plans for a facility in south Perth with an output of around 24,000 tpa lithium hydroxide, costing A$300m. Tianqi has previously indicated that it hopes the additional output will put it in pole position in the lithium market.

Chinese lithium producer Tianqi Lithium Industries Inc. will seek development assessment panel (DAP) approval 31 August for a planned lithium hydroxide plant in Perth, Western Australia (WA).

The site is slated to produce 23,950 tpa lithium hydroxide in its first stage and will cost around A$300m ($227m*), according to DAP paperwork seen...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.