Bolivia Salar de Uyuni Project - ACI Systems 4 Stage Lithium Industrialization - Details on ZAWYA UAE Edition
added on: 14 June 2019

Bolivia Salar de Uyuni Project - ACI Systems 4 Stage Lithium Industrialization

Also known as: Uyuni ACI Systems Lithium Battery Plant, Uyuni Lithium 4 Stage Project
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JV of Yacimientos de Litio Bolivianos Corporacion and ACI Systems Alemania GmbH was teamed up and planed to develop Bolivia Salar de Uyuni Project - ACI Systems 4 Stage Lithium Industrialization, in Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Antonio Quijarro, Bolivia. ACI Systems Alemania GmbH was the main construction contractor of the project. The project covered the construction of lithium hydroxide production plants with the total designed capacity of 35000 to 40000 tons per year starting with a lithium battery plant. Project was part of a government drive to invest in the mining and metallurgical industries by 2020. It would create between 500 and 1000 direct jobs and up to 10000 indirect jobs in Bolivia in areas such as transport, logistics and services. The start of the production of lithium as a raw material was scheduled for the second half of 2021. Project was located in country along Belt and Road initiative.
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