Lithion Technologies Opens First Commercial Critical Mineral Extraction Plant

Lithion Technologies has announced the completion of its first commercial critical mineral extraction plant, Lithion Saint-Bruno, located in St-Bruno-de-Montarville near Montreal, Canada. This milestone marks a significant step in the company’s mission to recycle lithium-ion batteries and create a circular supply of strategic materials. Pioneering Efforts in Battery Recycling Over the past several months, Lithion’s team has worked tirelessly to build the first lithium-ion battery critical mineral extraction plant in North America’s northeast. Every piece of equipment, many of which were custom-made, has been installed to suit Lithion’s unique technologies and processes. The plant is now in the commissioning phase to ensure its innovative processes operate safely and effectively. Lithion Saint-Bruno employs 20 dedicated team members, known as Lithioneers, and will eventually expand to employ 60 people. Strategic Partnerships and Expansion During the plant’s construction, Lithion secured several multi-year battery feedstock agreements and began initial battery treatment steps such as dismantling. These strategic agreements involve local partners as well as major corporations from Canada, the United States, and international markets, all part of the electric vehicle ecosystem. The continuous influx of recycling demands and ongoing partnership discussions highlight the critical need Lithion addresses. Lithion’s Saint-Bruno facility is the first of […]

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