QUEBEC – Canada Lithium Corp. has produced its first run of 99.1% Li2CO3 from its plant near Val d’Or. The lithium carbonate is currently being upgraded to 99.5% battery grade material in the company’s solvent extraction and bicarbonate circuits.
The first commercial shipment to the Tewoo Group in China under a five-year offtake agreement is anticipated by the end of this week. Plant capacity is ramping up, and the next shipment to Tewoo is scheduled for the end of July.
Canada Lithium is increasing the mining rate at its Quebec lithium project to build up ore stockpiles at the processing plant. The plant is expected to reach design capacity of 20,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate annually in Q1 2014.
Canada Lithium has been awarded the environmental management system certificate (ISO 1401:2004) and the occupational health and safety management system certificate (BS OHSAS 18001:2007).
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