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Building an ethical, reliable and sustainable supply chain for battery materials
100% Australian Owned
100% Auditable Supply Chain
Ethically Derived in Low Risk Jurisdiction
Sconi is 100% Australian-owned and, when fully developed, will be of the world’s lowest cost producers of sustainable and ethical produced cobalt for the electric vehicle battery sector
Australian Mines Sconi operation will be a low risk, ethically derived and fully auditable and supply chain
Australian Mines proposed Sconi Project will be a leading supplier of high-grade, ethically derived advanced battery materials.
When developed, Sconi will enjoy the advantage of operating in Australia, a low risk jurisdiction, with a fully auditable supply chain that will make Australian Mines an attractive partner for the supply of Cobalt and Nickel Sulphate to the Electric Vehicle and clean Energy Storage industries.
The benefits of developing Sconi have been recognised by the Queensland Government, which has given Sconi Prescribed Project status.
Sconi plan to mine and process ore into advanced battery chemicals on the same site. This has the potential to make Sconi one of the most competitive Cobalt producing Nickel operations in the world
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Ore from the proposed Sconi Project will be mined and processed into advanced battery chemicals on the same site. This approach has the potential to make Sconi one of the most competitive Cobalt producing Nickel operations in the world.
Australian Mines has completed two years of test work to gain a firm understanding of the processing flow chart for the planned commercial scale High-Pressure Acid Leach (HPAL) and Solvent Extraction (SX) processing plant at Sconi Project.
The company's demonstration scale plant has already set a new benchmark for the largest known shipment of battery-grade Cobalt sulphate and Nickel sulphate from Australian mined and processed ore.
Australian Mines is a member of IRMA, the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance. This means we are participating in, and supporting, credible independent third-party verification and certification against a comprehensive best-practice standard that addresses the range of environmental and social issues related to industrial-scale mines.
Additionally, Australian Mines supports the vision of a world where the mining industry respects the human rights and aspirations of affected communities, provides safe, healthy and supportive workplaces, minimizes harm to the environment, and leaves positive legacies.