MGX Minerals to proceed with battery metals extraction from pet coke

Date: Feb 26, 2018

BEIJING (Asian Metal) 26 Feb 18 – On February 23, Canadian-based MGX Minerals Inc. announced the Company has chosen to proceed with its previously announced partnership with Highbury Energy Inc.  to develop a detailed thermochemical gasification process to extract metals such as nickel, vanadium, cobalt and hydrogen from petroleum coke (“Petcoke”).

Petcoke samples were obtained from Alberta oil sands (Sample #1) and refinery (Sample #2) sales stockpiles of available petcoke. Samples were analyzed by Acme Labs of Vancouver, British Columbia using standard ICP analyses. Results were as follows:

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