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Thunder Bay makes shortlist for lithium converter

By CJ Goater Oct 18, 2023 | 5:58 PM

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Rock Tech has released a statement announcing that the districts of Thunder BaySudburyNipissing, and the Leeds and Grenville areas have made the shortlist for a potential lithium converter site, estimated to be open in the province in 2027.

The company also hopes to develop an integrated lithium supply chain by 2027.

A strategy and execution team is currently in Ontario to conclude assessments of shortlisted sites.

Rock Tech is a cleantech company with operations in Canada and Germany looking to produce lithium hydroxide for electric vehicle batteries.

Rock Tech has also announced they are relocating its Canadian headquarters to Ontario.