Rio Tinto to expand business into lithium industry
Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Rio Tinto is planning to step into the lithium industry in the United States following the booming prospects for the new energy vehicles (NEVs) sector.
Rio Tinto will pilot the production of lithium salts
following a study to extract lithium from waste rock at their
borates mine in the Mojave Desert in California, the company
Should the pilot scheme succeed in producing its forecast 10
tonnes per year of lithium salts, the miner plans...