BHP plans world's largest nickel sulphate project to tap into EV battery market growth

BHP has received funding approval for phase one of a nickel sulphate project to tap into the growing electric vehicle (EV) lithium-ion battery market, Eduard Haegel, asset president at BHP Nickel West, said.

First production at the 100,000-tpy nickel sulphate plant at the company’s Kwinana refinery is expected in April 2019, subject to regulatory approvals, Haegel said in an industry presentation in Australia on Wednesday...


Vivian Teo

August 11, 2017

09:28 GMT