Pilot plant trial success

Pilot plant trial success

Alcoa has its eye on FYI's processing flowsheet design to produce high purity, high quality HPA.

Design / Build

23 DECEMBER 2020
Testing time for COB

Testing time for COB

Onsite at Broken Hill pilot plant construction has advanced and key equipment was in place.

Design / Build

23 DECEMBER 2020
First MHP from island ore

First MHP from island ore

First continuous run of pilot plant turns out first batch of MHP.

Chemicals / Reagents

20 DECEMBER 2020
Pilot trial take off

Pilot trial take off

Alcoa has its eye on FYI's HPA processing flowsheet design.

Design / Build

10 DECEMBER 2020
Broken Hill order rolls in

Broken Hill order rolls in

The latest delivery to site follows delivery of the first shipment in March.

Design / Build

24 AUGUST 2020
Browns Range back in bloom

Browns Range back in bloom

A quarter of workers to lose their jobs in Browns Range partial restart.

Logistics

01 JULY 2020
Broken Hill pilot plant ticks on

Broken Hill pilot plant ticks on

Cobalt Blue pumps out samples for potential buyers.

Design / Build

10 MARCH 2020
Broken Hill plant in port

Broken Hill plant in port

Pilot plant modules arrive in port ready for Broken Hill transport.

Logistics

02 MARCH 2020
TECH ship ready for sail

TECH ship ready for sail

QPM awaits bulk sample shipment from New Caledonia to feed Perth pilot plant.

Logistics

27 FEBRUARY 2020
LieNA ready to disrupt

LieNA ready to disrupt

The LieNA process uses caustic digestion and acid leaching but bypasses roasting.

Innovation

13 FEBRUARY 2020
Neometals to road test technology

Neometals to road test technology

New technology on the cards could solve lithium waste problem.

Design / Build

18 DECEMBER 2019
Broken Hill bolter

Broken Hill bolter

Pilot plant to test Cobalt Blue's technology.

Design / Build

10 DECEMBER 2019