Albemarle considers joint-venture lithium hydroxide plant with Australia's MRL

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 23 November 2018

The joint venture will own and operate the Wodgina mine, with the aim to develop an integrated lithium hydroxide operation on site.

By Andrea Hotter

Albemarle Corp has entered into an exclusive deal with Australian miner Mineral Resources (MRL) that may lead to the development of new battery-grade lithium hydroxide plant in Western Australia.

The companies have agreed to consider the creation of a joint venture that would own and operate the...

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