Prospect officially opens lithium pilot plant in Zimbabwe
(Kitco News) - Prospect Resources (ASX: PSC, FRA:5E8) today announced that it has successfully delivered a ceremonial sample of product from the Arcadia pilot plant, located in Zimbabwe, to offtake partner and shareholder, Sinomine Resources.
The company said that the delivery was made on-site at a ceremony hosted by the Minister of State for Mashonaland East, Honourable Aplonia Munzverengwi with the Minister of Mines and Mining Development, Honourable Winston Chitando, as the Guest of Honour.
Managing Director Sam Hosack commented, “Yesterday was a significant and memorable achievement for Prospect – demonstrating our ability to successfully deliver the pilot plant project by producing petalite in Zimbabwe. The close proximity of the Arcadia project to the country’s capital, Harare, provides significant advantages, which have already been utilised to successfully execute on the pilot plant project through development and into production."
Prospect Resources is a battery minerals company with a focus on lithium in and around Zimbabwe, with the flagship project being the 70% owned Arcadia lithium project, located on the outskirts of Harare in Zimbabwe.