Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSXV: ML) (“Millennial” or the “Company”) is pleased to report encouraging results from an extended pumping test of a second production-scale well at its Pastos Grandes Project in Salta, Argentina. Pumping well PGPW17-04 was installed to complete extended pumping of lithium brine to determine the robustness and chemical variation of the aquifer over 23 days in September, 2018. At a pumping rate of 15 litres/second (L/s), the lithium content remained consistent over the trial period and the drawdown was approximately 57 metres (m), with rapid recovery. Estimated transmissivity was calculated from the drawdown data at 40m2/day. The pumping test was completed under the direction and supervision of Montgomery and Associates.
Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSXV: ML) (FSE: A3N2) (OTCQX: MLNLF) (“Millennial” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that bench scale process test work completed by SGS Canada Inc. (SGS) in their facilities in Lakefield, ON on brine from the Company’s Pastos Grandes project in Salta, Argentina, has yielded battery grade (> 99.5% Li2CO3) lithium carbonate. Final purification testwork results yielded a lithium carbonate product that is 99.92% Li2CO3 with low levels of magnesium (Mg), calcium (Ca), boron (B), sulphate (SO4) and iron (Fe), with no other detectable metals.
Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSXV: ML) (FSE: A3N2) (OTCQB: MLNLF) (“Millennial” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on all its technical programs at its Pastos Grandes Project in Salta, Argentina. The Company is currently engaged in a comprehensive development plan which includes completion of a Definitive Feasibility Study, expansion drilling for an updated resource estimate, operating pilot ponds to provide concentrated lithium-rich brines pumped from the salar, development of a Pilot and Training Lithium Processing Plant designed to produce 3 Tonnes Per Month of Lithium Carbonate Equivalent (LCE), adding additional pumping test wells, and completing various technical studies and infrastructure improvements designed to expedite the Company’s ongoing Feasibility Study.
dvantage Lithium Corp. (the “Company” or “Advantage Lithium”) (TSX Venture: AAL) (OTCQX: AVLIF) is pleased to announce that it has engaged GHD, Chile S.A. to complete early engineering geared towards the completion of a Feasibility Study (FS) to be completed by June 2019 on its flagship Cauchari Project in Jujuy, Argentina. This follows positive PEA outcomes and continued positive results in the phase III resource conversion program, on schedule to support the Feasibility Study delivery on time. The Feasibility Study will provide an appropriate engineering design to produce a Class 3 cost estimate (consistent with AACE principles) to build a standalone plant for 20 Ktpa of final Lithium product. A report on this work will be prepared in accordance with NI43-101 standards of disclosure and is scheduled for completion in June 2019.
MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) (CSE: XMG / OTCQB: MGXMF / FSE: 1MG) reports that joint-venture partner A.I.S. Resources (“A.I.S.”) (TSX.V: AIS) has commenced drilling at the Salinitas lithium project (“Salinitas” or the “Project”) in Argentina. Samples recovered thus far from a 43-meter interval show a porous coarse sand which is conducive to the transmission of brines. The trenching program completed in October confirmed the presence of these porous sands. Resistivity of these sands is expected to be encountered at depth. The objective of the drill program is to test two geophysical anomalies generated from the previously completed TEM (Transient Electromagnetic Survey) survey. These anomalies represent potential aquifer structures based on interpretation of the geophysical profiles. Brines will be sampled down to 400m, with specific yield and other porosity tests. Subject to brine composition and flow rate, one well will commence a 30-day pump test.
Advantage Lithium Corp. (the “Company” or “Advantage Lithium”) (TSX Venture: AAL) (OTCQX: AVLIF) is pleased to provide this general update on activities at the Cauchari JV property located in Jujuy Province, Argentina.
Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSXV: ML) (FSE: A3N2) (OTCQB: MLNLF) (“Millennial” or the “Company”) is pleased to report positive drilling and analytical results from the latest exploration well at its Pastos Grandes Project in Salta, Argentina. Exploration well PGMW18-19 intersected, and bottomed, in a robust lithium-bearing brine zone which yielded 566 mg/l Li, 5,733 mg/l K and 3,385 mg/l Mg from 366m to the bottom of the hole at 602m for an intersection thickness of 236m.
Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSXV: ML) (FSE: A3N2) (OTCQX: MLNLF) (“Millennial” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that Ausenco-Vector (“Ausenco”) has completed a comprehensive programme of Environmental Baseline Studies at its Pastos Grandes Project in Salta, Argentina. Millennial is also pleased to announce that it has engaged Ausenco to complete an Environmental Impact Assessment for the potential exploitation of lithium at its Pastos Grandes Project.