Lifezone Metals is a modern metals company supporting the clean energy transition.
- An emerging supplier of responsibly-sourced, low-carbon and sulphur dioxide emission metals to the battery and EV markets.
- Our hydromet technology has the potential to largely eliminate smelting, the most polluting phase of metals production, from the production process
- We operate across mining and processing, with potential for hydromet to be used in metals recycling
History of Lifezone
Liddell and Adams work together on major PGM and gold projects in South Africa, receiving several medals for industry advancements
Lifezone’s PGM hydromet technology conceptualized by Liddell
Bateman Ltd conclude process has no flaws following detailed analysis
Liddell and Adams extensively test 22 flowsheets to optimise design
PGM hydromet technology patents granted in South Africa, USA and Canada
Continual development of engineering, process flowsheets and process simulation
Incorporation and seed funding of Lifezone by the Liddell, von Christierson and Smedvig family offices
Pilot testing, engineering and cost studies completed for PGM and base metal procedures / developers globally.
Recycling test work commences
Successful development and testing of technology on gold and polymetallic concentrates
Industrial Development Corporation partner with Lifezone in South Africa
Completion of updated DFS for Sedibelo PGM hydromet plant
Commencement of detailed engineering and design of hydromet plant at Sedibelo(1). 97 global hydromet patents awarded over course of past 8 years
BHP invests $10 million in Lifezone and $40 million in Kabanga Nickel project
BHP invests an additional $50 million in Kabanga Nickel project
Completion of business combination with GoGreen Investments Corporation
Lifezone Metals listed on the NYSE
Integration of in-house specialised hydromet laboratory
MoU with global PGM customer in the US for recycling facility
Our strategy is to unlock and secure world class deposits of metals and license our patented technologies.
These are essential to support greener energy and emissions reductions as the world combats climate change.
We are building a scalable, lower-emission processing solution that will set new standards in metal production.