Alpha Lithium appoints an expert responsible for the development of metallurgical processes

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Alpha Lithium Corporation (TSX.V: ALLI) (OTC: ALLIF) (Frankfurt: 2P62) (“Alpha“or the”Company“), sole owner of one of the last remaining large undeveloped lithium Triangle salars in Argentina, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Molnar, Ph.D., P.Eng., to the company’s advisory board Dr. Molnar was also selected as the Project Manager and Qualified Person (“QP”) to oversee the development of a lithium processing program proposed as part of the Company’s strategic marketing plans for its South American assets. in full growth.

Ron Molnar was a valued member of the technical team that developed and commissioned an industrial scale direct lithium mining demonstration plant, the first of its kind in North America. The plant is used for proof of concept and commercial feasibility studies under the auspices of Standard Lithium Ltd. The scalable and environmentally friendly process eliminates the use of evaporation ponds, reduces processing time from months to hours, and dramatically increases efficient lithium recovery. Dr Molnar’s expertise is highly relevant to the direct lithium extraction methods proposed for Alpha Lithium projects in Argentina.

Dr. Molnar’s career as a Professional Metallurgical Engineer (Ontario PE # 100111288) specializing in solvent extraction and ion exchange processes spans over 35 years of experience in hydrometallurgical testing at bench and pilot plant. Dr. Molnar has built and operated over 60 pilot plant circuits mining a wide range of metallic elements and also designed and built over 20 custom solvent extraction pilot plant circuits for use in specific projects. and general tests. Its efforts include the design, management and supervision of test programs, the design, management and operation of pilot plants (including operator training), as well as data analysis for test programs. pilot plants and laboratory scale.

Ron is a Life Member and Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), and is the author and co-author of numerous publications and oral presentations. He founded MetNetH2O Inc., an independent consulting firm based in Ontario, Canada specializing in the testing and development of solvent extraction and ion exchange processes. Dr Molnar received his BA in Metallurgical Engineering from McGill University and a PhD in Metallurgy from Imperial College, Royal School of Mines, London, England.

Dr Molnar will play a key role as project manager overseeing all phases of lithium process testing activities and will act as Alpha Lithium Qualified Person (QP) when communicating work and test results. technical process.

Brad Nichol, President and CEO, said: “Dr. Molnar’s distinguished career was not limited to the commissioning of the Standard Lithium mining plant, he was also instrumental in the design and optimization of many large facilities at several other leading companies around the world. We are extremely fortunate and proud to welcome Dr Molnar to our team and look forward to his expertise as we continue to expand into the Tolillar and Hombre Muerto salars in Argentina.


“Brad Nichol”

Brad NicholPresident, CEO and Director

For more information:Alpha Lithium Investor Relations Tel. : +1 844 592

About Alpha Lithium (TSX.V: ALLI) (OTC: ALLIF) (Frankfurt: 2P62)

Alpha Lithium is a growing team of industry professionals and experienced stakeholders focused on the development of Salars Tolillar and Hombre Muerto. In Tolillar, we have gathered 100% ownership of what may be one of Argentina’s last undeveloped lithium salars, spanning 27,500 hectares (67,954 acres), neighboring multibillion-dollar lithium players. dollars in the heart of the famous “Lithium Triangle”. At Hombre Muerto we are expanding our presence in one of the oldest and highest quality lithium salars in the world. Other companies in the region exploring for lithium brines or currently in production include Orocobre Limited, Galaxy Lithium, Livent Corporation and POSCO in Salar del Hombre Muerto; Orocobre in Salar Olaroz; Eramine SudAmerica SA at Salar de Centenario; and Gangfeng and Lithium Americas in the Salar de Cauchari. Learn more about:

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