21 December 2010 20:00 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS)--Canada Lithium Corp plans to start producing 20,000 tonnes/year of lithium carbonate at its mining project in Quebec province by the end of 2012, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
Canada Lithium’s mine near Val d'Or, about 500km (311 miles) northwest of Montreal, was currently under development, CEO Peter Secker said.
When operational, the mine would account for about 12% of the global market, making the company the largest producer in North America, Secker said a briefing on Canadian business television.
The expected lifespan of the mine was in excess of 50 years, he added.
The mine’s lithium would be primarily aimed at the global battery market for electric vehicles in Asia, North America and ?xml:namespace>
Secker said the main global lithium suppliers included
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