Keliber will build a lithium hydroxide refinery with production targeted in 2025.
Plant aims to trial spodumene concentration process at an industrial scale
The plant, which will enter production in 2025, will be located in Tennessee.
Process as configured by ANSTO contains only four major unit processes
Keliber's spodumene projects have combined M&I resources of 13.69 million tonnes
Phase 1 will focus on evaluating the purity and recovery of lithium from concentrates
These developments will lower cost reductions and increase profitability
The Vancouver-based company now has plans to test these methods "in the near future"
Avalon Advanced Materials, Rock Tech Lithium to collaborate on development.
South American brine has a lower emissions output, but may not be capable of meeting all EV demand.
Western Australia plant work complete, stockpile processing starts
Companies enter new lithium hydroxide JV