UK-based lithium refinery gets planning permission

The company Tees Valley Lithium has received full planning permission from Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council to construct the UK’s first major lithium hydroxide refinery for use in the manufacture of batteries for electric vehicles. The factory will be at the Wilton International Chemicals Park in the Teesside Freeport. The refinery will be capable of […]

Rising lithium prices “threaten EV roll-out”

There’s a warning that, as demand for electric vehicles grows, carmakers around the world are grappling with rising prices of everything from semiconductor chips to copper and aluminium, and now the expense of lithium is starting to bite as a lack of mining capacity strains supplies. The Daily Telegraph reports that experts are warning the […]

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