Pure Energy Minerals Ltd. (TSXV:PE) announced that MIZ Comercializadora SA de RL has agreed to provide it with services such as advisory on alternative methods of extracting and recovering lithium. As part of the agreement, which is for an initial three-month term, Tom Currin, president of MIZ, will act as strategic advisor to Pure Energy’s board.
As quoted in the press release:
Mr. Currin brings 35 years of lithium project expertise in the fields of engineering, processing, and evaluation. Mr. Currin is currently President and Co-Founder of MIZ Comercializadora, S.de R.L., a privately held company providing engineering services, lithium chemical products and recycling services to the lithium chemical industry. Prior to founding MIZ, Mr. Currin held various technical and management positions within the Lithium Division of FMC Inc. (“FMC“), a Fortune 500 diversified chemicals, mining and machinery company. FMC is one of the primary producers of lithium worldwide including Lithium Extraction operations in Argentina. In the last five years, Mr. Currin has performed evaluations of Lithium Projects in Chile, Argentina, Bolivia and Australia. Most recently Mr. Currin managed Li3 Energy’s Salar de Maricunga Exploration and Development Project.