Lithium Batteries Create Jobs in Michigan

Posted on October 25, 2011 by Minerals Make Life

At 11.1 percent, the unemployment rate in Michigan is the third highest in the nation. But according to Michigan Public Radio, the state’s burgeoning lithium ion battery sector is boosting employment numbers and is projected to have created 750 Michigan jobs by the end of 2011. An essential component of next-generation technologies, lithium is just one of many minerals spurring innovation and job growth in the United States.

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