Rio Tinto Field Trip: Lithium
You are invited to experience a behind-the-scenes look at Rio Tinto’s lithium and critical minerals progress in Boron, California.
Rio Tinto have been developing a pilot plant that has successfully produced battery ready lithium from boron mine tailings, something no one else has successful yet achieved.
On the tour you will receive a visual overview of California’s open pit mine and the boron operation, in existence for more than 90 years and operated by Rio Tinto US Borax.
“The magnitude of the site may amaze you; the significance of the operation may surprise you; and the enthusiasm of our people will explain how we are moving fast in the area of critical minerals,” Rio Tinto explained.
The guided tour is free to attend but strictly limited to Cathodes 2019 delegates only.
|06:00||Leave Ritz Carlton, Marina Del Rey. Breakfast served on the coach|
|07:45 – 08:00||Arrive at Boron, CA|
|08:30||Introduction to borates and lithium|
|09:30||Tour of Borates Mine and Processing Plant|
|10:30||Tour of lithium facility|
|11:30||Q and A with Management|
|13:00||Coach leaves site|
|15:00||Coach arrives at Ritz Carlton, Marina Del Rey|
To Join email Emily Dunn: [email protected]
WHAT DID THE DELEGATES SAY ABOUT BENCHMARK MINERALS WEEK 2018?
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