• Here's Where the Juice That Powers Batteries Comes From

    Ashlee Vance explores lithium mining in Chile’s Atacama Desert. Watch the full episode of 'Hello World: Chile': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ii1aMY-vU70 Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 And subscribe to Bloomberg Politics for the latest political news: http://www.youtube.com/BloombergPolitics?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data, features, profiles and more: http://www.bloomberg.com Connect with us on... Twitter: https://twitter.com/business Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bloombergbusiness Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bloombergbusiness/ Bloomberg Television brings you coverage of the biggest business sto...

    published: 07 Jan 2017
  • Is Bolivia's Lithium-mining Industry Expanding Beyond Its Control?

    The Electric Range (2010): Can Bolivia capitalise on its huge lithium reserves to power the nation's economy? For similar stories, see: Denmark's Green Revolution https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kannpFj0_IM Has Iran's Nuclear Programme Been Unfairly Singled Out? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnSt6fYU_gM The Multi-Millionaire on a Quest to Find the Truth About Global Warming https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AmnNIpdcPE Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: https://www.journeyman.tv/film/4894/the-electric-range Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews ...

    published: 13 Jul 2016
  • The growing demand for lithium

    With the price of oil expected to climb, there's a growing demand for alternatively fueled vehicles. This has sparked a global interest in the natural resource lithium. It's a key ingredient in rechargeable batteries. An estimated 80 percent of the world's lithium is found in Chile, Argentina and Bolivia. Richard Reynolds reports from Salar de Atacama in Chile, the world's largest lithium producer.

    published: 01 Aug 2010
  • South America’s Lithium Boom: A Blessing Or A Curse?

    The Devastating Effects Of Gold Mining - https://youtu.be/wq0p5tnFnWs Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml Bolivia holds the world's largest lithium reserves and mining it could heal the impoverished country's economy. But at what cost? Learn More: In pictures: The world's largest salt flat in Bolivia http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-34731813 Salt 'n Power: A First Look at the Lithium Flats of Bolivia https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/lithium-flats-of-bolivia/ Tossed Aside in the 'White Gold' Rush https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/business/batteries/tossed-aside-in-the-lithium-rush/ Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Strings for story telling" Subscribe to Seeker Daily! http://bit.ly/1GSoQoY Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml ? Li...

    published: 07 Feb 2017
  • The lithium mine (EN)

    World of Chemistry - The world seen through the eyes of a chemist How is lithium obtained ?

    published: 25 Mar 2016
  • Special report : Inside the Congo cobalt mines that exploit children

    It is an essential part of most mobile gadgets sold around the world and demand for cobalt is soaring. But the process of extracting the mineral from the earth comes at a huge human cost. A Sky News investigation has found children as young as four working in dangerous and squalid conditions in Cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for as little as 8p a day. Sky's special correspondent Alex Crawford reports. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id422583124 iPhone htt...

    published: 27 Feb 2017
  • Lithium - The Lightest Metal on Earth

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thoisoi2 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Thoisoi?ty=h Music: http://audiomicro.com Interesting chemical experiments: http://www.m.chemicum.com/ So today, I will tell you about the lightest metal on Earth - Lithium. Lithium is in the first group in the periodic table of chemical elements. Except for the smallest atomic mass, lithium has the lowest density of all metals, which is nearly 2 times lower than that of water. In appearance, lithium represents a shiny metal, which can be cut with a knife, but it would be required to exert sufficient force to achieve that. Lithium rapidly oxidizes in air, and while that is happening it’s being covered with a layer of oxides, carbonates, and lithium nitride black coating because this is the only metal that can reac...

    published: 18 Aug 2016
  • Lithium Mining in Bolivia's Salt Flats | Global 3000

    With its vast reserves of lithium, Bolivia has a very valuable natural resource. Mining it with as little foreign involvement as possible would keep the profits and benefits in Bolivia. The lithium lies within a crust of salt, three and a half thousand meters up in the Andes. Find out more: www.dw.de/dw/episode/9798/0,,15846247,00.html

    published: 17 Apr 2012
  • Lithium Mining

    This video is about Lithium Mining and its possible impacts on our future.

    published: 25 Apr 2016
  • Diamond Mining: Inside Earth's Gigantic Holes

    Oct.2 (Bloomberg) -- From detonation to diamonds. Alrosa is the world's largest diamond producer you've never heard of, and Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote been given exclusive, unprecedented access. -- Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis of international business news and stories of global importance. It is available in more than 310 million households worldwide and reaches the most affluent and influential viewers in terms of household income, asset value and education levels. With production hubs in London, New York and Hong Kong, the network provides 24-hour continuous coverage of the people, companies and ideas that move the markets.

    published: 02 Oct 2013
  • 2/1 5:30pm Lithium Mine in Nevada

    published: 03 Feb 2017
  • Get Lithium Metal From an Energizer Battery

    We show you how to get Lithium Metal from an Energizer Ultimate Lithium battery. Warning: This should be done outside or in a fumehood due to the toxic gases that may be formed under certain conditions. Gloves must be worn as the chemicals and lithium are corrosive. There are a great many types of lithium batteries and the particular chemistry of interest is "lithium iron disulfide" batteries which contain pure lithium metal and less toxic electrolyte than other batteries. Lithium ion batteries do not contain lithium metal (just lithium ions) and other pure metal lithium batteries often contain incredibly toxic electrolyte that make them too dangerous for the average person to safely open. It just so happens that the popular Energizer Ultimate Lithium batteries are based on lithium iron...

    published: 13 Jun 2009
  • Lithium Mining vs Oil Sands

    You might have seen this lithium mining vs. oil sands image going around recently. It's full of lies. Here's the truth. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeslaCentral/ Oil sands video: Petropolis https://vimeo.com/84170239 Salt flats video: Ben Ellingson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agKK30TTLOs Music: http://www.bensound.com

    published: 13 May 2016
  • LITHIUM BATTERIES HOW THEY MAKE THEM

    LITHIUM BATTERIES HOW THEY MAKE THEM

    published: 21 Dec 2012
  • Whose Wealth? Cobalt from Congo

    This short documentary shows the human rights violations and environmental pollution in Democratic Republic of Congo as a result of unresponsible cobalt mining. Cobalt is used in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for smart phones, laptops, and electric vehicles. To know more about this, visit read.somo.nl/story/cobalt-blues/ and goodelectronics.org/@@search?SearchableText=cobalt

    published: 01 May 2016
  • The Lithium Extraction Process - Educational 3D Animated Video

    The Lithium Extraction Process - Educational 3D Animated Video For more information and to request a FREE estimate, contact us today: Website: http://www.imaker.ca Email: info@imaker.ca United States Call: +1-800-212-8840 International Clients: +1-604-675-6999

    published: 08 Jul 2016
Here's Where the Juice That Powers Batteries Comes From

Here's Where the Juice That Powers Batteries Comes From

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Ashlee Vance explores lithium mining in Chile’s Atacama Desert. Watch the full episode of 'Hello World: Chile': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ii1aMY-vU70 Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 And subscribe to Bloomberg Politics for the latest political news: http://www.youtube.com/BloombergPolitics?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data, features, profiles and more: http://www.bloomberg.com Connect with us on... Twitter: https://twitter.com/business Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bloombergbusiness Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bloombergbusiness/ Bloomberg Television brings you coverage of the biggest business stories and exclusive interviews with newsmakers, 24 hours a day: http://www.bloomberg.com/live Connect with us on... Twitter: https://twitter.com/bloombergtv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BloombergTelevision Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bloombergtv
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Is Bolivia's Lithium-mining Industry Expanding Beyond Its Control?

Is Bolivia's Lithium-mining Industry Expanding Beyond Its Control?

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  • Updated: 13 Jul 2016
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The Electric Range (2010): Can Bolivia capitalise on its huge lithium reserves to power the nation's economy? For similar stories, see: Denmark's Green Revolution https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kannpFj0_IM Has Iran's Nuclear Programme Been Unfairly Singled Out? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnSt6fYU_gM The Multi-Millionaire on a Quest to Find the Truth About Global Warming https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AmnNIpdcPE Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: https://www.journeyman.tv/film/4894/the-electric-range Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures We take a fossil-fuelled adventure from Bolivia's capital La Paz to the alien landscape of Salar. Will Lithium really bring this desperate Country prosperity or will it prove just a lost opportunity? Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt lake in the world and contains the most lithium on earth. Lithium is used to treat mental illness, build nuclear bombs and power laptops. It is an important ingredient enabling batteries to store and expel power. "They want us to speed up the handover of lithium and to move faster towards capitalist partnerships", explains Jose Pimentel, Bolivian Mines Minister, "But the government's policy has been determined; we're going to take our own decisive steps towards the process of industrialising lithium". Bolivia is stuck in an industrial time warp and wants to control the process closely. The question is will the world wait? ABC Australia – Ref. 4894 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.
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The growing demand for lithium

The growing demand for lithium

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With the price of oil expected to climb, there's a growing demand for alternatively fueled vehicles. This has sparked a global interest in the natural resource lithium. It's a key ingredient in rechargeable batteries. An estimated 80 percent of the world's lithium is found in Chile, Argentina and Bolivia. Richard Reynolds reports from Salar de Atacama in Chile, the world's largest lithium producer.
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South America’s Lithium Boom: A Blessing Or A Curse?

South America’s Lithium Boom: A Blessing Or A Curse?

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The Devastating Effects Of Gold Mining - https://youtu.be/wq0p5tnFnWs Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml Bolivia holds the world's largest lithium reserves and mining it could heal the impoverished country's economy. But at what cost? Learn More: In pictures: The world's largest salt flat in Bolivia http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-34731813 Salt 'n Power: A First Look at the Lithium Flats of Bolivia https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/lithium-flats-of-bolivia/ Tossed Aside in the 'White Gold' Rush https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/business/batteries/tossed-aside-in-the-lithium-rush/ Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Strings for story telling" Subscribe to Seeker Daily! http://bit.ly/1GSoQoY Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml ? Like us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2kv4mi1 _________________________ Seeker Daily is committed to answering the smart, inquisitive questions we have about life, society, politics and anything else happening in the news. It's a place where curiosity rules and together we'll get a clearer understanding of this crazy world we live in. Watch more Seeker Daily: http://bit.ly/1GSoQoY Seeker Daily now has a newsletter! Get a weekly round-up of our most popular videos across all the shows we make here at Seeker Daily. For more info and to sign-up, click here. http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Subscribe now! http://bit.ly/1GSoQoY Seeker Daily on Twitter https://twitter.com/Seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TraceDominguez Jules Suzdaltsev on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su Seeker Daily on Facebook http://bit.ly/1qcsFTk Seeker Daily on Google+ http://bit.ly/1OmDEQa Written by: Jennie Butler Edited by: Alex Esteves Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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The lithium mine (EN)

The lithium mine (EN)

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World of Chemistry - The world seen through the eyes of a chemist How is lithium obtained ?
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Special report : Inside the Congo cobalt mines that exploit children

Special report : Inside the Congo cobalt mines that exploit children

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  • Updated: 27 Feb 2017
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It is an essential part of most mobile gadgets sold around the world and demand for cobalt is soaring. But the process of extracting the mineral from the earth comes at a huge human cost. A Sky News investigation has found children as young as four working in dangerous and squalid conditions in Cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for as little as 8p a day. Sky's special correspondent Alex Crawford reports. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id422583124 iPhone https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB
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Lithium - The Lightest Metal on Earth

Lithium - The Lightest Metal on Earth

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thoisoi2 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Thoisoi?ty=h Music: http://audiomicro.com Interesting chemical experiments: http://www.m.chemicum.com/ So today, I will tell you about the lightest metal on Earth - Lithium. Lithium is in the first group in the periodic table of chemical elements. Except for the smallest atomic mass, lithium has the lowest density of all metals, which is nearly 2 times lower than that of water. In appearance, lithium represents a shiny metal, which can be cut with a knife, but it would be required to exert sufficient force to achieve that. Lithium rapidly oxidizes in air, and while that is happening it’s being covered with a layer of oxides, carbonates, and lithium nitride black coating because this is the only metal that can react with atmospheric nitrogen at room temperature. Lithium can be stored in kerosene, however, due to its low density it will float on its surface. Now shall we look at some of the chemical properties of lithium. A piece of lithium reacts rather calmly with water, forming hydrogen and lithium hydroxide. If you ignite the released hydrogen, the flames will turn beautifully red, due to lithium ions. However, if we take lithium in the shape of thin lithium foil, which is used in lithium batteries btw, that will ignite and explode upon reaction with water, which is very dangerous. If you set fire to a little piece of lithium, it will melt, and then light up with are very bright white flame to then form lithium oxide during combustion. The temperature of burning Lithium in the air is more than 2,300 degrees Celsius. It is surprising, however, that when it’s melted at temperature above 300 degrees Celsius, lithium practically doesn’t oxidize by the air and its surface remains glossy. Li, as well as all other alkali metals, is an excellent reducing agent that easily loses electrons. If you ignite lithium on sand, it will react with the silica, that the sand consists of, forming an amorphous silicon. In addition, lithium reacts perfectly with sulfur. This reaction of lithium with sulfur formed so much energy that even our can melted, on which the reaction was carried. And yes, I have also burned through the carpet with this reaction, but that's alright, I have many carpets. The other very dangerous lithium property is that when it starts to burn while being on wood, it will pick up oxygen from the cellulose molecules that make up the aforementioned wood. As such lithium explodes, creating a lot of hot sparks. Do NOT try to repeat the experiment! Similarly, lithium can react with dry copper sulfate, recovering copper from its salt. These days Lithium finds many applications in science and technology. The most common use of it, of course, would be lithium-ion batteries and other power sources. Also, lithium is used in nuclear power, lasers, as well as metallurgy. Lithium compounds are used in medicine for the treatment of mental disorders; because of its ability to be an antagonist of sodium ions. Subscribe to my channel to see many more of new and interesting! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thoisoi2 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Thoisoi?ty=h Music: http://audiomicro.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thoisoi/
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Lithium Mining in Bolivia's Salt Flats | Global 3000

Lithium Mining in Bolivia's Salt Flats | Global 3000

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With its vast reserves of lithium, Bolivia has a very valuable natural resource. Mining it with as little foreign involvement as possible would keep the profits and benefits in Bolivia. The lithium lies within a crust of salt, three and a half thousand meters up in the Andes. Find out more: www.dw.de/dw/episode/9798/0,,15846247,00.html
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Lithium Mining

Lithium Mining

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This video is about Lithium Mining and its possible impacts on our future.
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Diamond Mining: Inside Earth's Gigantic Holes

Diamond Mining: Inside Earth's Gigantic Holes

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  • Updated: 02 Oct 2013
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Oct.2 (Bloomberg) -- From detonation to diamonds. Alrosa is the world's largest diamond producer you've never heard of, and Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote been given exclusive, unprecedented access. -- Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis of international business news and stories of global importance. It is available in more than 310 million households worldwide and reaches the most affluent and influential viewers in terms of household income, asset value and education levels. With production hubs in London, New York and Hong Kong, the network provides 24-hour continuous coverage of the people, companies and ideas that move the markets.
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2/1 5:30pm Lithium Mine in Nevada

2/1 5:30pm Lithium Mine in Nevada

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Get Lithium Metal From an Energizer Battery

Get Lithium Metal From an Energizer Battery

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  • Updated: 13 Jun 2009
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We show you how to get Lithium Metal from an Energizer Ultimate Lithium battery. Warning: This should be done outside or in a fumehood due to the toxic gases that may be formed under certain conditions. Gloves must be worn as the chemicals and lithium are corrosive. There are a great many types of lithium batteries and the particular chemistry of interest is "lithium iron disulfide" batteries which contain pure lithium metal and less toxic electrolyte than other batteries. Lithium ion batteries do not contain lithium metal (just lithium ions) and other pure metal lithium batteries often contain incredibly toxic electrolyte that make them too dangerous for the average person to safely open. It just so happens that the popular Energizer Ultimate Lithium batteries are based on lithium iron disulfide chemistry making them the ideal choice for the home chemist to obtain lithium. The rolled lithium core is protected by a mini-fortress of steel that you have to cut through. The danger is accidentally shorting the battery and causing the internal materials to fuse. The video shows you what you have to go through and what to expect when opening an energizer ultimate lithium battery. Lithium is a powerful chemical reducing agent, it's also used for lithiation reactions in organic synthesis, batteries, unusual pyrotechnic formulations and some types of nuclear technologies. It's in the same category as the alkali metals which include the ever so popular sodium, potassium and cesium.
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Lithium Mining vs Oil Sands

Lithium Mining vs Oil Sands

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You might have seen this lithium mining vs. oil sands image going around recently. It's full of lies. Here's the truth. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeslaCentral/ Oil sands video: Petropolis https://vimeo.com/84170239 Salt flats video: Ben Ellingson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agKK30TTLOs Music: http://www.bensound.com
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LITHIUM BATTERIES HOW THEY MAKE THEM

LITHIUM BATTERIES HOW THEY MAKE THEM

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LITHIUM BATTERIES HOW THEY MAKE THEM
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Whose Wealth? Cobalt from Congo

Whose Wealth? Cobalt from Congo

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  • Updated: 01 May 2016
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This short documentary shows the human rights violations and environmental pollution in Democratic Republic of Congo as a result of unresponsible cobalt mining. Cobalt is used in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for smart phones, laptops, and electric vehicles. To know more about this, visit read.somo.nl/story/cobalt-blues/ and goodelectronics.org/@@search?SearchableText=cobalt
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The Lithium Extraction Process - Educational 3D Animated Video

The Lithium Extraction Process - Educational 3D Animated Video

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The Lithium Extraction Process - Educational 3D Animated Video For more information and to request a FREE estimate, contact us today: Website: http://www.imaker.ca Email: info@imaker.ca United States Call: +1-800-212-8840 International Clients: +1-604-675-6999
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