Greenbushes, Western Australia
Talison’s Lithium operation in Greenbushes, Western Australia is home to the world’s largest active lithium mine. Procured during the May 2014 acquisition of a 49% share in Talison Lithium Pty Ltd., Greenbushes is part of Albemarle’s growing operations across the Australian region.
In 2017, Talison approved the expansion of lithium concentrate production at the mine. As a result, this effort will more than double the current LCE capacity and increase production rates to nearly 160,000 metric tons per year.
Greenbushes, which has a current mine life of 40 years, is located approximately 250 kilometers from Perth, Western Australia.