Nearby Location News
ASX: Greenbushes Lithium ExtensiveTarget Areas Identified 2016-07-06
General 2015-05-10The Greenbushes Mine is adjacent to the town of Greenbushes and 250 kilometres from Perth. It is located in a State Forest that adjoins agricultural land used for cattle and sheep grazing, vineyards and tree plantations. It is also a renown holiday region. Tin mining commenced in the Greenbushes area in 1888 and mining of tantalum commenced in the 1940s. Initial development of the lithium ore body at Greenbushes commenced in 1983 and the first lithium processing plant was commissioned in 1985. Since that time, the lithium processing plant has been expanded several times to produce a range of lithium concentrates. Talison Lithium completed its most recent expansion of the Greenbushes Lithium Operations in 2010, and is currently undertaking a further expansion.