Bolivia Salar de Uyuni Project - Details on ZAWYA UAE Edition
added on: 13 June 2019

Bolivia Salar de Uyuni Project

Also known as: Uyuni Salt Flat Industrial Lithium Project


JV of Yacimientos de Litio Bolivianos Corporacion and ACI Systems Alemania GmbH was teamed up and planed to develop Bolivia Salar de Uyuni Project, in Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Antonio Quijarro, Bolivia. ACI Systems Alemania GmbH and Consortium of China Machinery Engineering Corporation and Beijing Maison Engineering Co Ltd were the main contractors of the project. The project covered the construction of lithium in addition to potassium chloride and magnesium chloride industrial production with the total designed capacity of 50000 tons per year including a pilot plant, a lithium carbonate plant and 4 lithium battery plants as well as other facilities. Project was part of a government drive to invest in the mining and metallurgical industries by 2020. The gross income for annual sales of it would be USD 1200 million according to the report by Ministry. Project was located in country along Belt and Road initiative.
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