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Metso to supply solvent extraction technology for nickel project in China

Metso has secured a contract to deliver VSF (Vertical Smooth Flow) X solvent extraction technology for a battery-grade nickel plant in China.

The Metso scope of delivery consists of the VSF X solvent extraction process for the production of a battery-grade nickel sulphate solution. Metso will provide multiple polishing filters, a Courier 6X HX analyzer, as well as spare parts and advisory services.

Prior to the order, Metso conducted the concept study and process test for the project. Basic engineering for the project is ongoing.