Nemaska Lithium is a developing chemical company whose activities will be vertically integrated, from spodumene mining to the commercialization of high-purity lithium hydroxide. These lithium salts are mainly destined for the fast-growing lithium-ion battery market, which is driven by the increasing demand for electric vehicles and energy storage worldwide. With its products and processes, Nemaska Lithium intends to facilitate access to green energy, for the benefit of humanity.
The company intends to operate the Whabouchi mine in Québec, Canada, one of the richest lithium spodumene deposits in the world, both in volume and grade. The spodumene concentrate to be produced thereat will thereafter be processed at the Shawinigan conversion plant using patented proprietary methods developed by the company.
Nemaska Lithium is a private company owned equally by Investissement Québec and Quebec Lithium Partners, an entity formed of The Pallinghurst Group and Livent.