Hydrometallurgy – Cobalt

OMC has fostered a highly skilled team specialising in the field of hydrometallurgy. This group is lead by a world renowned Hydrometallurgist with extensive operating experience in projects spanning the globe

hydrometallurgy

Leaching
(Atmospheric, Pressure Oxidation, Pressure Metathesis, Nitrogen Species Catalysation)

  • Oxides and laterites
  • Sulphide concentrates
  • Alloys
  • Mattes

Purification

  • Precipitation
  • Ion exchange
  • Solvent extraction

Metal Recovery

  • Hydrogen Reduction
  • Electrowinning (divided and undivided cells)
  • Crude and pure semi products eg hydroxides, carbonates, salts eg cobalt sulphate

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