First Cobalt recovers lithium, nickel, copper in EV battery recycling test

By IM Staff
Published: Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Canada-based supplier First Cobalt has extracted nickel, cobalt, copper, manganese, lithium and graphite from a “black mass” product recovered from recycled batteries, the company said on Thursday July 22.

The extraction was done at the company’s hydrometallurgical refinery located north of Toronto.

Black mass represents the main chemical composition of the battery, and is obtained after removal of...

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