Our mother-company Ragnsells was invited to talk about the need of a sustainable phosphorus management at the SDG Business Forum in the UN assembly the 17 July. Ragnells CEO Lars Lindén talked about the importance of phosphorus, how its handled today, and how Easymining’s Ash2Phos technology could be a part in solving a sustainable and circular economy of phosphorus management in the future. Read more here or listen to Lars Lindén discussing phosphorus management in the UN panel debate after the speech here.
EasyMining and LKAB announces a collaboration project to produce strategic minerals, such as, phosphorus fertilizers and rare earth metals from LKAB’s mine waste. Both phosphorus and rare earth metals are considered by the European Union as “strategic minerals” that are of particular importance to the European industry. Read LKAB’s announcement here. You can also find Ragnsells press release in Swedish here.
In the beginning of August of 2018 will COWI initiate their work on a basic engineering for EasyMining’s first Ash2phos plant, planned to be in south of Sweden. EasyMining’s business developer John Svärd concluded that “this is a great step for our commercialization of the Ash2Phos technology, and with a great partner”. COWI will fininsh the basic engineering in December of 2018 and well before then will the localization be set and announced. Stay tuned!