Desert Lion takes Namibia into the lithium rush

By Martim Facada
Published: Monday, 23 July 2018

Namibian lithium producer Desert Lion Energy has confirmed making its first shipment of lepidolite concentrate to China for the production of battery-grade lithium materials.

Canada-headquartered lithium producer Desert Lion Energy has confirmed that it made its first shipment of lepidolite concentrate from its nameplate operation in Namibia on May 1 this year.

Tim Johnston, Desert Lion Energy’s president and chief executive officer, told Industrial Minerals that the first shipment to its Chinese offtake partner,...

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