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From clay to a new-age, must-have material

Altech Chemicals (ASX: ATC) is ahead of the game with an offtake agreement and financing underway for its long-life project turning simple kaolin clay into a raw material for lithium-ion battery and LED components and unscratchable watch faces. NGAIRE McDIARMID reports.

From clay to a new-age, must-have material From clay to a new-age, must-have material From clay to a new-age, must-have material From clay to a new-age, must-have material From clay to a new-age, must-have material

HPA is the vital ingredient to artificial sapphire substrates found in LED lights

A clay pit near Meckering in Western Australia is the key to Altech Chemicals’ high-purity alumina (HPA) project – a project which will have a pre-tax NPV of US$357 million, according to its bankable