INFRASTRUCTURE

Metso Outotec to supply tech to New York plant

Company expands Plant Positive portfolio of products

 The extraction technology that Metso Outotec will supply to the US plant

The extraction technology that Metso Outotec will supply to the US plant

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement with Li-Cycle North America Hub to supply manganese, cobalt and nickel solvent extraction technology for a battery recycling plant to be built in Rochester, New York, United States.

The company explained that it would deliver three modular VSF X solvent extraction plants and related Dual Media Filters and basic engineering to the plant.

Jari Algars, president of the metals business area at Metso Outotec, said the "energy-efficient" technology is part of the company's Planet Positive product range and will help customers reduce emissions during operations.

"The Li-Cycle project will be an important new reference for Metso Outotec in the battery recycling business," Algars said.

The value of the agreement was not disclosed. 

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