Lithium Extraction Works appoints Project Director to lead Salar de Turi brine project
01/26/2021

Lithium Extraction Works today announced the appointment of Dr. Brett Healy to lead the salt brine excavation project at the Salar de Turi salt plain site.

Online PR News – 26-January-2021 – SANTIAGO/REGION METROPOLITANA – This key appointment is the latest step in Lithium Extraction Works' strategy to produce next-generation lithium using highly advanced technologies to the company at the forefront of the sustainable transport and renewable energy sectors.

Dr. Brett Healy joins Lithium Extraction Works from an Australian mining company where he was Head of Excavation, spearheading methods of research on how to excavate lithium brine in several global locations. Dr. Healy has held previous senior roles for several mining giants where he was a Chief Electrochemist and Chief Geological Officer.

Dr. Brett Healy holds a PhD in Chemistry from the Engineering Institute of Technology in Perth where he expressed an interest in advanced cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries.

Lithium Extraction Works' Chief Geological Officer, Mr. Bruce McArthur commented on Dr. Brett Healy’s appointment saying "We are delighted that someone with Dr. Healy's experience is joining us at this crucial phase of our excavation project at the Salar de Turi project site. He joins our expanding team of world-class geologists and his input regarding excavation in the salt flats is invaluable.”

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Headquartered in Santiago, Lithium Extraction Works is a mining company with a specific focus on lithium. Working with large international partners in diverse areas, from transport and energy storage to energy, we look to drive mutual growth through sustainable supplies and environmentally responsible operations.

With constant innovation in mining technology, efficient practices on the ground and decades of knowledge, we have built an experienced, effective team of engineers, operators and scientists who are at the heart of our success.

The supplies of rare earth minerals and metals we deliver are vital to the growth of important industries and international companies, used for a myriad of purposes, utilized in the production of electronic cars, pharmaceuticals, general consumer electronics, water-treatment facilities and refineries, to name but a few.

With our expansion derived from our ability and capacity to deliver steady supplies of vital rare earth minerals and metals, along with the increasing demand for products which require them, we at Lithium Extraction Works foresee mutual growth and benefit for ourselves, our partners and investors.