Decision to look at chloride leaching for lithium extraction follows from recent test results.
Operational start-up of Sol do Cerrado expected by fourth quarter 2022.
It has also expanded and extended the existing Capital Drilling rig contract at Sukari.
Cloud based CMT version being commercially rolled out to all Worldsensing engineering partners.
Development partner pulls out due to "resource and capital allocation considerations".
Company secured mining and construction contracts in Peru and South Africa.
First results from battery test programme expected in February 2021.
Company expects to produce 4,000-4,100oz in November.
Company also outlined zero-harm and low environmental footprint strategy.
Alexco is developing several past-producing deposits in the Keno Hill silver district in the Yukon.
Company is reviewing expanding the mine to a 200,000oz/yr operation.
The parties will also collaborate to further develop the technology for new applications.