NioCorp eyes new niobium extraction tech
Testing the use of CO2 to leach superalloy metal from ore Metal Tech News – September 30, 2020
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:50pm
NioCorp Developments Ltd. Sept. 9 announced progress on a new and more environmentally friendly process for extracting niobium from its Elk Creek superalloys material project in Nebraska.
A series of metallurgical tests carried out by Utah-based L3 Process Development has established carbonation as a potential alternative metallurgical process for the extraction of niobium from ore that NioCorp...