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 for past 15+ years
Incorporation and seed funding of Lifezone
Pilot testing, engineering and cost studies completed for PGM and base metal procedures / developers globally.
Completion of pilot plant testing and DFS application of Hydromet technology to Sedibelo PGM concentrate
Successful development and testing of technology on gold and polymetallic concentrates
Industrial Development Corporation partner with Lifezone in South Africa
Board approval for construction of Lifezone Hydromet plant at Sedibelo
Commencement of detailed engineering design and early works for implementation of Hydromet plant at Sedibelo. Over 100 global hydromet patents awarded our course of past 8 years
Our strategy is to unlock and secure world class deposits of metals and license our patented technologies.
These are essential to clean energy and GHG emissions reductions as the world combats climate change.
We are building a scalable, low-emission processing solution that will set new standards in metal production.