Arrival of Dewatering equipment in Bolivia
Global-Tech Green Energy & Minerals, Canada Ltd is pleased to announce the arrival of its custom drying and dewatering equipment to its Bolivia mine site, allowing the company to finish the construction of its on-site graphite processing plant. The equipment was shipped from China and was recently received on site.
"Covid-19 has given us more challenges than normally expected in getting our equipment on site. Our team's hard work and dedication have prevailed against impossible odds and allowed us to get these vital pieces of equipment on-site and stay on track with construction timelines. We are now ready to take Global Tech and its Bolivia project forward to realize its full potential," says Charlton Holmes, CEO.
Bolivia employees will now fit the remaining equipment over the coming weeks, bringing the plant into its commissioning phase. The team will then begin testing and calibrating the new equipment to optimize its operations. Product sampling will be conducted to set processing parameters to conform to industry-standard, quality control, and quality assurance requirements.
The thickener tank, which now is due to be assembled on-site, boasts a standing height of 4 meters high by 6 meters wide and will be able to accommodate up to 64 tonnes of graphite per cycle.
Once positioned, the custom-built 39-foot rotary drier, with a drying capacity of up to 5 tonnes per hour, will remove any excess moisture content from the graphite through evaporation before it is bagged and tagged for customers.
The entire system has been designed to accommodate graphite derived from Global Tech's Bolivia Graphite Project. It has been designed for expansion and the Company intends to add an air classification unit onto the existing plant.