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Jun
11
2024

Kings Mountain Mine Groundwater

Learn more about how Albemarle is managing surface water and groundwater at the proposed Kings Mountain Mine. 

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Jun
11
2024

Albemarle Introduces Project Plan for the Kings Mountain Mine to Community

Albemarle Corporation, a global leader in providing essential elements for mobility, energy, connectivity, and health, has introduced its project plan for the Kings Mountain Mine, one of the few known hard-rock lithium deposits in the U.S.

Plan includes responsible land and material use, environmental protection measures and ongoing community engagement

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Jun
11
2024

Kings Mountain Mine Mineral Processing Facility

To extract the critical lithium minerals needed at the proposed Kings Mountain Mine, a mineral processing facility can liberate and separate out lithium containing spodumene concentrate from the rest of the mined material.

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May
30
2024

The Element, May 2024

In this issue, read about the recent innovative partnership between Albemarle and Martin Marietta, an overview of mineral processing from a subject matter expert, and an Albemarle employee’s perspective on the value of mentorship in the community. Check out other events that Albemarle is supporting as a proud member of the Kings Mountain area.

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May
08
2024

Albemarle and Martin Marietta sign innovative agreement for beneficial use of material from Kings Mountain Mine

Albemarle and Martin Marietta sign innovative agreement for beneficial use of material from Kings Mountain Mine.

Part of proceeds from agreement to support investment in local communities.

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Apr
30
2024

The Element, April 2024

Our April issue brings you news about progress on the Kings Mountain Mine pit dewatering and a Shelby, North Carolina native who’s supporting the process; our recent contribution to the Cleveland Community College to benefit workforce training programs in the region; and some of our local events including the solar eclipse festivities.

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Apr
17
2024

Albemarle Donates $1 Million to Cleveland Community College to Further Support Workforce Development Programs

Donation to support training and apprenticeship programs for growing regional industries

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Apr
08
2024

Albemarle Kings Mountain Commences Pit Dewatering

The State of North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) has issued Albemarle a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, allowing Albemarle to begin treating and discharging water that has accumulated in the existing mine pit at the Kings Mountain site.

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Mar
27
2024

The Element, March 2024

In this issue of The Element, learn more about Albemarle’s efforts to diversify our supply chain and about the Kings Mountain site’s two newest facilities that recently opened. Also, check out our dates for our upcoming mine tours and watch a video about the various phases necessary to study, develop and operate the Kings Mountain Mine.

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Feb
29
2024

The Element, February 2024

In this issue of The Element, learn more about our recent community meetings, the history of the Kings Mountain Mine, and how safety is a critical part of the Albemarle culture. Check out our dates for coming community meetings and mine tours. Watch for our upcoming community survey and learn how you can share your opinion on the proposed mine project. 

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Feb
23
2024

Kings Mountain Mine Project - Mining 101

The Kings Mountain mine site is one of the few known hard-rock lithium deposits in the U.S. and is expected to play a critical role in growing the U.S. supply chain of lithium. Learn about the various phases necessary to study, develop, and operate the Kings Mountain mine site.

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Feb
23
2024

History of the Kings Mountain Mine

The Kings Mountain lithium mine dates to the 1940s. See the critical role that the mine played for the U.S. economy, national defense, and the Kings Mountain region.

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