Hydrogen fuel source a possibility for MGX magnesite calcining

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Thursday, 25 June 2015

MGX could see its Driftwood Creek project use hydrogen, a clean burning fuel that produces only water, to calcine the ore to magnesia, potentially reducing the project’s environmental impact.

Vancouver, Canada-based MGX Minerals Inc. has recorded positive results from a study considering the use of hydrogen as the primary energy source for calcining magnesite ore at its Driftwood Creek magnesia project.

Working with the Industrial Furnace Co. (IFCO) and with data from Highbury Energy, MGX found that Highbury’s biomass...

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