News News
Contact us
  • Customer service number:64321087
  • Commercial service telephone:13918059423
  • Technical service telephone:13918059423
  • Contact person: Mr. Cui 
  • Service
  • Address: room 107, building 8, no. 100, guilin road, xuhui district, Shanghai

Eurobattery Minerals : supports application

The date of: 2020-11-20
viewed: 12
Eurobattery Minerals : supports Uppsala University's Vinnova application for new scientific approach to extracting battery minerals

Project on new and modern industrialised methods to extract Rare Earth Elements (REE)

· REE rich black shales from Eurobattery Minerals exploration project in Fetsjön will be part of the project

· Eurobattery Minerals will support with funding as part of the Vinnova application submitted by the Uppsala University with final approval at the beginning of spring 2021.

Eurobattery Minerals AB (Nordic Growth Market: 'BAT'), a growth company in the mining and exploration industry with the vision to help Europe become self-sufficient in ethical battery minerals, announced an extension of its ongoing collaboration with Uppsala University. The company supports the university in its application to the Swedish innovation agency Vinnova in a project that focuses on new and modern methods of extracting REE from the shales in Fetsjön and other apatite rich discoveries in Sweden. As part of this project, Eurobattery Minerals will provide both mineralised samples from Fetsjön as well as financial funding. Vinnova is expected to announce their decision in the beginning of spring 2021.

The scientist from the Department of Earth Sciences at Uppsala University has figured out an efficient way of extracting REE from phosphates typically located in black shales, such as in Fetsjön. The next step is now to create a small experimental plant and run the University led REE beneficiation experiments on a bigger scale.

'We are thrilled to continue to support the scientists at Uppsala University. In Fetsjön, we know from previous comprehensive drilling and analyses that the REE level in the black shales is high. As critical components to the electric revolution, we are interested in finding efficient and sustainable methods to obtain those minerals from our projects', said Roberto García Martínez, CEO of Eurobattery Minerals.

The project that is headed by Dr Jaroslaw Majka, Associate Professor in Metamorphic Petrology at the Department of Earth Sciences at Uppsala University, is pleased with the continued support from Eurobattery Minerals.

'We are excited about the possibility to conduct larger-scale testing of this new industrialised method for extracting rare earth elements. We believe that it will enable more efficient and sustainable extraction of these key components in electric vehicles and other battery-run equipment', said Dr Jaroslaw Majka.

This information is the sort of information that the company is obliged to disclose under the EU market abuse regulation. The information was submitted by the above contact person for publication on 19 November 2020 at 08:00 CEST.

Hot News / Related to recommend
  • 2023 - 06 - 07
    Click on the number of times: 0
    source:SMALL CAPSBrazil-focused explorer BBX Minerals (ASX: BBX) has used ternary radiometric imaging and the Th/U factor to define 14 high-priority targets across 19.4 square kilometres of the Ema an...
  • 2023 - 06 - 07
    Click on the number of times: 0
    source:CIMMAGAZINEThe Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) has designed and manufactured Canada’s first proprietary commercial-scale solvent extraction cell technology, which is designed to upgrade rar...
  • 2023 - 06 - 05
    Click on the number of times: 0
    source:MissoulianA Nevada company that hopes to mine what it describes as the nation's richest deposit of rare-earth elements at the south end of the Bitterroot Mountains plans to conduct further ...
  • 2023 - 06 - 05
    Click on the number of times: 0
    Browns Range’s rare earths project to contribute to potential alternative permanent magnets supply chainsource:Innovation news networkNorthern Minerals has been around for more than a decade and start...
  • Copyright ©Copyright 2018 2020 Shanghai rare earth association All Rights Reserved Shanghai ICP NO.2020034223
    the host:Shanghai Association of Rare Earth the guide:Shanghai Development and Application Office of Rare Earth the organizer:Shanghai rare earth industry promotion center