Rio Tinto starts spodumene demo plant in Quebec

Rio Tinto said a demonstration plant it owns in a metallurgical complex in Sorel-Tracy, Canada, has started production of spodumene concentrate, a mineral used in the production of lithium for batteries.

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Rio Tinto's RTFT metallurgical complex in Quebec Credit: Rio Tinto

The demonstration plant, operated by Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium (RTIT) Quebec Operations, was built to achieve at an industrial scale a new spodumene concentration process that provides lithium oxide

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