Clean TeQ Holdings Limited’s (CLQ:ASX; CTEQF:OTCQX) is pleased to advise that production of samples of high purity cobalt sulphate (CoSO4.7H2O) has been finalised from the processing of Syerston ore at the company’s nickel and cobalt recovery and purification demonstration plant at ALS Metallurgy in Perth. The samples have been dispatched to a number of potential customers in the lithium ion battery supply chain for testing and analysis.
As quoted in the press release:
Clean TeQ Managing Director, Sam Riggall, stated “Cobalt, in sulphate form, is a critical element in lithium-ion batteries used in electric cars. We have demonstrated that our proprietary flow sheet can successfully process Syerston ore to produce the high purity specification for cobalt sulphate demanded by the battery industry. This is a significant achievement in the development of the project and a critical step in the process of securing offtake commitments.”