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Pure Minerals

Nov 26, 2020
New supply deal for NQ battery materials plant

New supply deal for NQ battery materials plant

Pure Minerals has announced a deal to supply battery maker Samsung SDI with nickel products from its Townsville plant. Samsung SDI is seeking to purchase up to 6000t per annum of contained nickel from the TECH (Townsville Energy Chemicals Hub) project. Pure Minerals chief executive officer Stephen Grocott said the company was consistently gaining traction… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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Nov 24, 2020
Land deal sets scene for TECH plant progress

Land deal sets scene for TECH plant progress

A planned $550 million-plus Townsville battery materials plant is a step closer with Queensland Pacific Metals formally securing the project site. The company, a subsidiary of Pure Minerals, has entered into a binding reservation deed with Townsville City Council for the land in theLansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct. “The reservation deed secures the TECH (Townsville Energy Chemicals… This co...

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Oct 15, 2020
Korean deal may push up scale of Townsville plant

Korean deal may push up scale of Townsville plant

Pure Minerals is looking at scaling up its planned Townsville battery materials plant after scoring a major deal with South Korean chemical company LG Chem. It says the move would bring economies of scale along with more jobs and other benefits for Townsville and the greater community. LG Chem is seeking to buy up to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ...

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Sep 16, 2020
TECH looks to ‘zero waste’ outcome for NQ plant

TECH looks to ‘zero waste’ outcome for NQ plant

Townsville Energy Chemicals Hub proponents have entered a memorandum of understanding with James Cook University for work hoped to see the project become world’s first ‘zero waste’ nickel /cobalt production facility. Pure Minerals subsidiary Queensland Pacific Metals said the initial focus of the research program would be the leach residue produced at the planned battery… ...

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Sep 03, 2020
TECH proponent ready to kick off pilot plant work

TECH proponent ready to kick off pilot plant work

Townsville Energy Chemicals Hub proponent Pure Minerals plans to begin producing battery materials from a pilot plant by the end of 2020. Stage one pilot plant operations are set to commence in the last quarter of this year to produce a nickel-cobalt mixed hydroxide precipitate (MHP), aluminium hydroxide and saleable haematite. Stage two piloting -… This content is for iQ Industry Queenslan...

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Aug 13, 2020
QEC showcase to focus on critical minerals

QEC showcase to focus on critical minerals

Critical minerals will be a focus of the next Queensland Exploration Council Investment Showcase virtual event on Wednesday, August 26. This free webinar is hosted by QEC corporate partner McCullough Robertson and showcases the investment potential of three Queensland exploration companies – New Century Resources, Duke Exploration and Pure Minerals. There will also be a commodity… Thi...

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Jul 27, 2020
Sun Metals and TECH team up in iron oxide study

Sun Metals and TECH team up in iron oxide study

Townsville zinc refinery operator Sun Metals and the proponents of the planned TECH battery chemical plant will investigate the potential to sell a joint iron oxide product. Pure Minerals’ TECH (Townsville Energy Chemicals Hub) project is expected to produce 327,000 tonnes per annum of high-grade iron oxide (haematite) as a co-product of processing nickel laterite… This content is for...

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Jul 23, 2020
NQ project set to meet supercharged market

NQ project set to meet supercharged market

The electric vehicle battery market is being supercharged during the COVID-19 crisis, and a Townsville project is poised to make the most of the hot demand. Newly appointed Pure Minerals chief executive officer Stephen Grocott said the company’s TECH battery chemicals project was well-placed to enter the fray. It skipped the steps involved in getting… This content is for iQ Industry Queensl...

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May 26, 2020
Tick of approval for new industrial precinct

Tick of approval for new industrial precinct

Townsville City Council has formally adopted an amendment to its planning scheme to create the new Lansdown industrial precinct at Calcium, near Woodstock. It paves the way for a raft of major projects that have earmarked the area for their developments including Imperium3 Townsville’s $3 billion lithium-ion battery plant and Pure Minerals’ $554 million Townsville… This content ...

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