China’s Sichuan Tianqi Lithium Industries plans to develop a $400 million lithium plant in Kwinana, Western Australia.

The company already owns a majority stake in the Greenbushes operation, one of the world’s largest lithium concentrate producers.

The plant’s development plans will be presented before a State Government development assessment panel tomorrow, The West reports, with the Tianqi board understood to make a final decision on the site next week.

If given the green light, construction could beg

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