Rodinia Lithium Retains Services Of Former FMC Lithium Division Manager, New Resources & Process Development
April 7, 2011
- MR. BOB CINQ-MARS TO ADVISE ON PROCESSING METHODOLOGY
- PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT INCLUDES 20 YEARS WITH FMC LITHIUM DIVISION
- MANAGED THE DEVELOPMENT OF THREE ROUTES TO RECOVER LITHIUM FROM NEW RESERVES
- SPECIALIST IN PROCESS DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT
Toronto, Ontario, April 07, 2011: Rodinia Lithium Inc. (“Rodinia” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: RM; OTCQX: RDNAF) is pleased to announce it has contracted the services of Mr. Bob Cinq-Mars, a specialist in Chemical Process Development, to oversee elements of process design and management.
Mr. Cinq-Mars has a wealth of experience in process design and management, whose work experience includes 20 years with FMC Lithium Division as Manager, New Resources and Process Development. During his time with FMC Lithium Division, Mr. Cinq-Mars work included process research and development of three routes to recover lithium from new reserves, physical evaporation studies in the laboratory to support process design, and identification of alternate lithium resource in the world.
Ray Spanjers, Manager of Exploration for Rodinia, commented “Bob and I have worked together in the past and I am extremely pleased to have him on board. His wealth of experience in the brine processing department will help meet our PEA deadlines and ensure maximization of our lithium and potash processing recoveries.”
Mr. Cinq-Mars will advise the company on processing methodology and contracts in regards to consulting groups with experience in lithium and potash brine processing. Following the Company’s principles, it will award contracts to groups with extensive internal peer review and relevant experience.
About Rodinia Lithium Inc.:
Rodinia Lithium Inc. is a Canadian mineral exploration and development company with a primary focus on Lithium exploration and development in North and South America. The Company is also actively exploring the commercialization of a significant Potash co-product that is expected to be recoverable through the lithium harvesting process.
Rodinia’s Salar de Diablillos lithium-brine project in Salta, Argentina, contains a recoverable resource of 2.82 million tonnes lithium carbonate equivalent and 11.27 million tonnes potassium chloride equivalent. The project contains a recoverable inferred resource of 952,553,000 m3 grading 556 mg/L lithium and 6,206 mg/L potassium. Throughout 2011, Rodinia will focus on continuing to develop the Diablillos project by completing additional drilling and advancing through scoping study.
The Company also holds 100% mineral rights to approximately 70,000 acres in Nevada’s lithium-rich Clayton Valley in Esmeralda County, and is currently in the process of assessing the size, quality and processing alternatives of this deposit. The Clayton Valley project is located in the only known lithium-brine bearing salt lake in North America, and looks to represent the only new source for domestic lithium carbonate supply.
The Projects are supervised by Ray Spanjers, Rodinia’s Manager of Exploration. Mr. Spanjers is considered a Qualified Person, as defined by National Instrument 43‐101, and has reviewed the scientific and technical information in this press release.
Please visit the Company’s web site at www.rodinialithium.com or write us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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