The E20 million order includes technology to remove impurities from salt lake brine, detail engineering, project management, delivery of proprietary process equipment such as filters, clarifier and reactors, as well as other equipment and technical assistance.

“This order reflects the increased demand of lithium processing solutions due to rapidly expanding markets for lithium salts. With our broad expertise and in-house R&D and raw material testing facilities we are well positioned in this growth market,” said Kalle Härkki, head of Outotec’s Metals, Energy & Water business.