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Northern Lithium and Evove sign deal for extraction plant

A major deal that could have huge repercussions for green energy in the North East has been sealed in Las Vegas.

CEOs Chris Wyres (Evove) and Nick Pople (Northern Lithium) seal the deal in Las Vegas (Image: Northern Lithium)
CEOs Chris Wyres (Evove) and Nick Pople (Northern Lithium) seal the deal in Las Vegas (Image: Northern Lithium)

At the Fastmarkets Lithium Supply and Battery Raw Materials Conference in the US, Northern Lithium and Evove announced the signing of a contract to install and trial a Lithium Extraction plant at Northern Lithium’s first production site in County Durham during the autumn of 2024.


The commercial agreement follows Evove’s extensive Direct Lithium Extraction processing at industrial-scale of saline brines extracted from Northern Lithium’s Northern Pennine Orefield last year  and the announcement of a partnership between Evove, Northern Lithium and engineering firm RSE in December 2023.


The initial module of a DLE demonstration plant is due to be commissioned during the autumn of 2024, with successive modular expansion of the plant thereafter to reach first full-scale commercial production of battery grade lithium from 2027.


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