Tecpetrol rolls out ambitious lithium investment plan at Tolillar lithium project

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At a meeting held at the Government House of Salta, representatives from Tecpetrol, a company belonging to the Techint group, have officially presented their strategic investment plan to Governor Gustavo Sáenz for the development and implementation of the Tolillar lithium project.

By Panorama Minero

The Tecpetrol delegation, led by Andrea Rocca, President of the Energy Transition Division, Jorge Dimópulos, Vice President of Lithium Projects, and David Uriburu, President of Institutional Relations at the Techint Group, was received by the provincial leader along with the Minister of Infrastructure and Coordination of Linkage and Political Relations, Sergio Camacho.

The focal point of the meeting was the unveiling of Tecpetrol's investment plans following the recent acquisition of Alpha Lithium Corporation, thereby consolidating its presence in lithium projects in the salars of the Salta Puna. Among these projects, the ambitious development in Tolillar stands out, where the company plans to establish an industrial plant with an estimated production capacity of 30 thousand tons per year of lithium carbonate.

Governor Sáenz highlighted the importance of providing a conducive environment for investments, emphasizing the significance of mining as a fundamental pillar for economic growth and job creation in the province. "Our state policy is to guarantee legal certainty, clear rules of the game, and predictability to protect mining investments that generate employment and supplier development throughout their value chain," stated the governor during the presentation.

Tecpetrol's relationship with Salta dates back to its history in the hydrocarbon industry in the Campo Durán area, located in the northeast of the province. With this strategic foray into the lithium sector, the company aims to diversify and strengthen its presence in the region, thus contributing to the economic and technological development of Salta and reaffirming its commitment to sustainable growth.

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