Altilium Metals commends the UK Government for its first-ever critical minerals strategy that aims to improve the security of supply of critical minerals

This new strategy identified that large quantities of critical minerals are in products we use today, including end-of-life electric vehicle batteries. As critical minerals become increasingly difficult to find and extract from the ground, it will be important to make best use of those already in circulation, through a circular economy.   Through this strategy,…

Completion of a Scoping Study into the Recycling of Electric Vehicle Batteries at the MEDET Hydrometallurgical Refinery in Bulgaria

The study completed by Hatch is based on existing infrastructure to process battery waste from 16,000 electric vehicles. Incremental capital costs to modify the flow-sheet to treat “black mass” from end-of-life electric vehicle batteries is substantially lower than a greenfield project. There are few environmentally friendly options to recycle end of life batteries in Europe…