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

US-headquartered lithium producer Albermarle 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...


Dalila Ouerghi

September 30, 2021

21:25 GMT