Tianqi Lithium Hydroxide Processing Plant Project Update

MSP News

MSP Engineering Pty Ltd (MSPE) is pleased to provide the following update on the Tianqi Lithium Australia Pty Ltd (Tianqi) Lithium Hydroxide Processing Plant Project.

MSPE was appointed as the Head Contractor to deliver a 24,000tpa lithium hydroxide processing facility in Kwinana by Tianqi in October 2016.

The project is being constructed in response to the growing demand for lithium hydroxide, a key component in the manufacture of rechargeable batteries, which are used in various applications including electric vehicles, home storage systems, power tools and consumer electronics.

During the fourth quarter of 2016, MSPE awarded major supply contracts for long lead items, including:

Calciner Kiln and Cooler             -        FLSMidth
Acid Roast Kiln and Cooler         -        Metso
Crystallisers                                -        GEA

In addition, MSPE awarded the bulk earthworks contract to Georgiou Group, who have mobilised to site and commenced works.  The bulk earthworks are expected to be complete in the first quarter of 2017.

The project remains on track to be completed in the fourth quarter 2018.

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