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Metalysis & Platina Resources Begin Scandium Master Alloy Development Project

By 14th December 2018 No Comments

Metalysis’ latest partner, Platina Resources (ASX: PGM)  (‘Platina’), has today announced the commencement of our low cost, scandium-rich, master alloy research and development (“R&D”) programme.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Platina has signed an agreement with Metalysis to assess the technical and commercial viability of utilising their solid state  technology to produce master alloy
  • Scandium oxide from Platina’s Owendale mine will be tested for the production of a scandium-rich master alloy containing 15X the amount of scandium compared to the conventionally available product
  • Potential to significantly reduce the cost of producing the master alloy with a lower environmental footprint compared to traditional melting processes
  • Significant cost saving benefits to the end user by offering scandium rich master alloy
  • Strategic initiative part of an overall strategy to produce superior master alloy and accelerate the development of the advanced-stage, Owendale scandium project

Platina Resources’ announcement may be viewed in full here

 

Platina Resources’ ASX Announcement – 14 December 2018