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American Manganese says independent lab has begun testing third-party lithium-ion battery materials

American Manganese boss, Larry Reaugh said: “We are extremely pleased with the development and testing of our lithium-ion battery recycling pilot"

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“We are in an excellent position to demonstrate our years of experience to potential tier-one partners in the lithium-ion battery industry,” Reaugh added.

American Manganese Inc. (CVE:AMY) shares rose on Thursday as the firm revealed that it's independent contract lab, Kemetco Research, has begun testing third-party lithium-ion battery materials, following the successful testing of the pilot plant project’s fifth and final stage, announced on September 17, 2019.

In afternoon trade in Toronto, shares in American Manganese were 7% higher at $0.23.

In a statement, the firm said the third-party materials are disassembled end-of-life lithium-ion batteries and manufacturing scrap cathode sent from Asia, North America, and Europe.

READ: American Manganese's recycling technology featured by top US clean-energy researcher

It noted that the third-party material will undergo all five stages of the company’s patented lithium-ion battery recycling process, RecycLiCo, to achieve high recovery and battery grade purity of lithium, nickel, cobalt, and manganese.

Larry Reaugh, president and CEO of American Manganese commented: “We are extremely pleased with the development and testing of our lithium-ion battery recycling pilot plant project."

“We are in an excellent position to demonstrate our years of experience to potential tier-one partners in the lithium-ion battery industry,” he added.

The company said test results will be reported as they are completed and received.

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American Manganese (CVE: AMY-OTC-AMYZF) CEO Larry Reaugh joined Steve Darling from Proactive Vancouver with news the company has begun third-party testing on their process to disassembled end-of-life lithium-ion batteries. Reaugh talks about the process that led them to this point and what...

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