08 April 2011 20:53 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS)--Phostech Lithium, a unit of German specialty chemicals producer Sud-Chemie, has opened a Canadian dollar (C$)78m ($75m) plant in ?xml:namespace>
With a capacity of 2,500 tonnes/year, the plant will produce enough lithium iron phosphate for about 50,000 electric car batteries or up to 500,000 hybrid car batteries, Phostech said.
The project, which creates about 50 jobs, received support from
Sud-Chemie announced plans for the project in
($1 = C$0.96)
Check out Doris de Guzman’s Green Chemicals Blog for views on sustainability issues
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections