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Feb
23
2023

Kings Mountain Community Town Hall - February 2023

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Dec
07
2022

Newsweek names Albemarle one of America’s Most Responsible Companies for 2022

According to Newsweek’s annual list, Albemarle Corporation was named in the top 500 Most Responsible Companies in America for 2022. The company ranks in the 171st spot and is in the top 20 of its industry. Last year, Albemarle ranked in the 300’s. Moving up the ranks shows we continue to make appropriate changes in our environment, social and corporate governance, and advance our sustainability strategies.

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Sep
22
2022

Kings Mountain Community Town Hall - September 2022

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Mar
25
2022

The Star: Corporation looks to restart lithium mining in Kings Mountain

A once viable mine could be reactivated and put Kings Mountain on the map in the lithium industry. With that vision in mind, Albemarle Corp., which owns the old mine and approximately 800 acres of property in Kings Mountain, continues to take steps to make it a reality.

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Mar
25
2022

Kings Mountain lithium mine could reopen to supply battery makers

Charlotte-based Albemarle Corp. is considering reopening an old lithium mine near Kings Mountain to supply electric vehicle battery makers.

The 800-acre site is off Interstate 85 about 35 miles west of Charlotte. Previous owners mined there from the 1940s until the 1980s. But they shut down the mine to focus on cheaper lithium sources in South America.

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Mar
23
2022

Kings Mountain Community Town Hall - March 2022

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Mar
01
2022

Kings Mountain: A Butterfly Oasis

Kings Mountain, North Carolina is home to a 2,000 square-foot pollinator garden that was recently recognized for excellence in corporate conservation during the 2020 Wildlife Habitat Council Awards.

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Feb
19
2022

Local High School Students visit Kings Mountain R&D Lab

Our R&D team in Kings Mountain is Powering Potential by promoting STEM education through hands-on learning at the site.

On Wednesday, February 19, our Kings Mountain R&D team hosted the Advanced Placement Chemistry class from Kings Mountain High School for a visit to the KGM site and laboratories. The team introduced the students to Albemarle, the Lithium business and the site’s operations. The students toured the labs, and learned how lithium is extracted and made into a usable form.

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