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Andrei Chirileasa
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Andrei studied finance at the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and started his journalism career in 2004 with Ziarul Financiar, the leading financial newspaper in Romania, where he worked for ten years, the last six of which as editor of the capital markets section. He joined the Romania-Insider.com team in 2014 as editor and became Editor-in-Chief in 2016. He currently oversees the daily content published on Romania-Insider.com and likes to stay up to date with everything relevant in business, politics, and life in Romania. Andrei lives with his family in the countryside in Northern Romania, where he built their own house. In his free time, he studies horticulture and tends to his family’s garden. He enjoys foraging in the woods and long walks on the hills and valleys around his village. Email him for story ideas and interviews at andrei@romania-insider.com. 

 

Canadian battery components supplier to build EUR 400 mln factory in Romania

The Canadian company RockTech Lithium wants to build a factory in Romania that will make components for electric car batteries.

The investment will amount to EUR 400 million, the Romanian Government announced, quoted by Economedia.ro.

On Monday (March 7), prime minister Nicolae Ciuca will attend the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding with RockTech Lithium.

Rock Tech Lithium was founded in 1996 and is a lithium development company based in Canada.

According to Reuters, the company intends to build a capacity to convert lithium hydroxide in Europe, which aims to turn the raw material of lithium from hard rock into a chemical commonly used in the battery industry.

The company has operations in Canada and Germany aimed at supplying lithium hydroxide to the automotive industry.

RockTech Lithium is listed on the TSX Venture and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

(Photo: Erchog | Dreamstime.com)

andrei@romania-insider.com

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Andrei Chirileasa
Editor-in-Chief

Andrei studied finance at the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and started his journalism career in 2004 with Ziarul Financiar, the leading financial newspaper in Romania, where he worked for ten years, the last six of which as editor of the capital markets section. He joined the Romania-Insider.com team in 2014 as editor and became Editor-in-Chief in 2016. He currently oversees the daily content published on Romania-Insider.com and likes to stay up to date with everything relevant in business, politics, and life in Romania. Andrei lives with his family in the countryside in Northern Romania, where he built their own house. In his free time, he studies horticulture and tends to his family’s garden. He enjoys foraging in the woods and long walks on the hills and valleys around his village. Email him for story ideas and interviews at andrei@romania-insider.com. 

 

Canadian battery components supplier to build EUR 400 mln factory in Romania

The Canadian company RockTech Lithium wants to build a factory in Romania that will make components for electric car batteries.

The investment will amount to EUR 400 million, the Romanian Government announced, quoted by Economedia.ro.

On Monday (March 7), prime minister Nicolae Ciuca will attend the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding with RockTech Lithium.

Rock Tech Lithium was founded in 1996 and is a lithium development company based in Canada.

According to Reuters, the company intends to build a capacity to convert lithium hydroxide in Europe, which aims to turn the raw material of lithium from hard rock into a chemical commonly used in the battery industry.

The company has operations in Canada and Germany aimed at supplying lithium hydroxide to the automotive industry.

RockTech Lithium is listed on the TSX Venture and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

(Photo: Erchog | Dreamstime.com)

andrei@romania-insider.com

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