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Africa’s First Non-Chinese Lithium Operation Gearing Up in Ghana

The Ewoyaa mine is Ghana's first lithium mine. Image via Atlantic Lithium.

Ghana is becoming a test case in the United States’ drive to find critical mineral supplies that sideline Chinese mining and refining operations.

Australia’s Atlantic Lithium is building the Ewoyaa mine in Ghana. Half of the mine’s output will go to a new refinery in Tennessee, built by Piedmont Lithium, Atlantic Lithium’s second-largest shareholder.

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