European Metals Holdings Limited ORD NPV (DI) (LON:EMH) Managing Director Keith Coughlan talks to DirectorsTalk about the production of >99.5% battery grade lithium carbonate. Keith explains why this is important, the costs involved, the next stage of the process and what other news can shareholders look forward to.
European Metals Holdings Limited ORD NPV (DI)MD Keith Coughlan said, “This is a major milestone in the development of the Cinovec project and we are delighted with the results. We have now produced battery grade lithium carbonate via a second process route. This follows the successful production of battery grade material via acid leach during the scoping study last year.
These results follow the previous success of the project team in developing a robust, simplified flow-sheet for beneficiating the run-of-mine ore to produce a lithium mica concentrate using high intensity wet magnetics.
Having proven the processing circuit, the team is now focused on delivering the Pre- Feasibility Study by the end of March 2017. Part of this process includes further optimising the roasting and hydrometallurgical circuits to produce market samples for off taker and end user testing.”