Lithium Americas Announces the Completion of Significant Engineering Milestones at Cauchari-Olaroz Lithium Brine Project
Lithium Americas Corp. (TSE:LAC) updated on the significant engineering progress made on Preliminary Economic Assessment in April 2011.
Lithium Americas Corp. (TSX:LAC) updated on the significant engineering progress made on Preliminary Economic Assessment in April 2011.
The press release is quoted as saying:
The Company has completed a full cycle of evaporation from its industrial scale ponds. The 180 day cycle, which was in line with estimates provided in the PEA, produced approximately 15 tonnes of concentrated lithium brine. This concentrated lithium brine is to be processed in the pilot plant in Q4 to produce 99.5 percent purity lithium carbonate.
Dr. Waldo A. Perez, President and CEO of Lithium Americas said,
“The PEA identified numerous initiDr. Waldo A. Perez, President and CEO of Lithium Americasatives for us to pursue in order to be in a position to complete a definitive Feasibility Study (“DFS”) prior to a production decision. We have successfully completed several key engineering milestones that will allow us to finalize our brine processing route and to complete our DFS,”