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More tests for DES

AUSTRALIAN Mines will further test the deep eutectic solvents leaching technology developed to extract target metals at its Queensland and New South Wales projects, with a pre-feasibility study in progress to see if DES leaching can be used instead of existing high pressure acid leach processes to extract nickel, cobalt and scandium from lateritic ores.

 Australia Mines HQ

Australia Mines HQ

The PFS follows last month's proof-of-concept study that found using DES technology at the Bell Creek-Minnamoolka and Flemington projects could be cheaper and more environmentally friendly than HPAL. ...

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