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13 OCTOBER 2021


$460M WA refinery to produce world’s cleanest battery materials


Australian tech company Pure Battery Technologies has announced plans for a flagship $460 million NMC battery material refinery in Western Australia to meet increasing global demand for Electric Vehicle (EV) batteries.

World’s leading Nickel recycler backs Australian battery materials innovator


As part of their global expansion, Brisbane based Pure Battery Technologies Pty Ltd (PBT) has formally entered into a partnership with the Cronimet Holding Group (Cronimet), headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany.


Pure Battery Tech

12 FEBRUARY 2020


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Queensland mineral refiner set to shake up electric vehicle battery sector


A Queensland company with cutting edge battery refining technology has expanded its global footprint through the acquisition of a refinery plant in Germany.


Pure Battery Technologies fast-tracks battery recycling with $2.2m grant



Queensland battery material innovator will fast-track its recycling capability and production of NMC cathode material thanks to a $2.2M grant from the federal government

Federal Government Grant

13 FEBRUARY 2019


New York Mining Club

3 OCTOBER 2019


Nickel Showcase – Members Lunch


Join us for a Member’s Lunch on Thursday 3 October and hear from special guest speakers, Justin Werner, CEO ASX listed Nickel Mines and Bjorn Zikarsky, Managing Director, Pure Battery Technologies.

Venue: Smith & Wollensky, 
49th Street & 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10022
Time: 12:30 until 2:30pm
Price: $75 per person


Metals Monthly: Innovation in Battery-Grade Nickel



… other emerging technologies such as Selective Acid Leaching (SAL) aim to combine the leaching and selection process using mild acid and strong oxidation process to reduce exposure time and cost of recoveries. This process, currently on trial by Pure Battery Technologies in Australia, will use mixed hydroxide precipitate as raw materials to produce nickel sulphates. 


30 APRIL 2019



10 APRIL 2019


Pure Battery Technologies awarded $1 million Federal grant


A Queensland start-up developing a way to improve the environmental impact of battery materials will consolidate its position in the global market thanks to $1 million from the Federal Government.


Battery Materials 2019



Pure Battery Technologies’ CEO Bjorn Zikarsky, is speaking at the Battery Materials 2019 Conference –  Shanghai, China, 10-12 APRIL, 2019


Trade & Investment Queensland AUSTRALIA

20 DECEMBER 2018

Pure Battery Technologies makes Europe connections


A Queensland company offering a new and better way to produce essential battery materials is making connections in the European market with TIQ’s support.



Battery startup born out of University of Queensland raises $1.74 million to fuel rapid growth plans


Brisbane startup Pure Battery Technologies has raised $1.74 million to commercialise University of Queensland-developed technology to improve the production of batteries for electric vehicles.

Smart Company

19 NOVEMBER 2018



14 NOVEMBER 2019


Queensland spin-out to launch electric vehicle battery demonstration plant


A Brisbane company developing a more efficient way to obtain essential battery materials is powering ahead with plans to open a demonstration plant at Coopers Plains.




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