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Rockwood Completes Lithium Expansion at Kings Mountain

July 11, 2012 | Rebecca Coons

Rockwood Holdings says it has completed a previously announced expansion of its Kings Mountain, NC lithium facility, part of a $75-million investment to serve growing demand for lithium compounds from the transportation battery market. The  company added a high-purity lithium hydroxide plant and a global technical center at Kings Mountain. The total investment also includes an expansion at its Silver Peak, NV facility. The Department of  Energy is contributed $28.4 million under the Recovery Act. “The Kings Mountain facility expansion exemplifies...

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