Albermarle to increase lithium production capacity with acquisition of Chinese lithium converter

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Thursday, 30 September 2021

US-headquartered lithium producer Albermarle Corporation has announced the acquisition of Chinese lithium converter Guangxi Tianyuan New Energy Materials Co to add conversion capacity at its China-based operations, it said on Thursday September 30.

The conversion facility is located near the Port of Qinzhou in Guangxi, China. According to Albemarle’s statement, the acquired plant has a nameplate conversion capacity of up to 25,000 metric tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent...

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