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New process to recover metals from recycled lithium-ion batteries

04/06/2019

Perth-based metals developer Neometals is a step closer to proving the technical and economic viability of its proprietary process to recover metals from recycled lithium-ion batteries.

A completed scoping study has indicated that cobalt, nickel, copper and lithium can be recovered as high-purity sulphate products with an estimated operating cost of $15/kg of contained cobalt sulphate before by-product credits, the company said, adding that it has patents pending in Australia and Europe…

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