Turning salty waste water into white gold

offtakeABC North West recently featured EcoMag’s WA General Manager Shaun Triner on Facebook promising plenty of local WA jobs – and hopefully soon!

…and on Country Hour on ABC Country Radio in WA, explaining the science behind the magic that EcoMag has squeezed into a shipping container, and the commercial scale plant on the drawing board.

Magnesium pilot project starts up in Karratha

The West Australian, January 17, 2108

A magnesium pilot project on the outskirts of Karratha has been launched to test the waters for potential commercial production by the end of 2019.

EcoMag will use technology developed in Australia and South Korea to extract magnesium compounds from salt production waste streams, resulting in a marketable product used in the likes of smartphones and flame retardants.

Read the full article at thewest.com.au/news/pilbara-news/magnesium-pilot-project-starts-up-in-karratha-ng-b88707908z

The New Pilbara

The Pilbara Economic Development Conference,  Sep 6, 2017

Shaun Triner, General Manager – Western Australia for ECOMAG presents to the Pilbara Economic Development Conference regarding developing industries supporting new uses for materials.

Solar Powered Eco Hub Proposed For Karratha

Solar Quotes, August 30, 2017

Western Australia’s City of Karratha has provided in-principle support for three business proposals that could see land at the site of Karratha Airport transformed into an eco-hub.

One of the proposed enterprises is the Sahara Forest Project that aims to produce fresh water, food and renewable energy through utilising seawater and harnessing energy from the sun.

Australian company Ecomag’s project is also under consideration for the site. Ecomagintends producing low cost, high purity magnesium compounds from brine waste streams from large scale salt production processes and solar energy.

The third potential project is associated with Rainstorm, a dust control company that has been operating since 1990.

According to City of Karratha Mayor Peter Long, a solar power plant of up to 20MW capacity could be built as part of these projects.

Read the full article at solarquotes.com.au/blog/karratha-eco-hub-solar-mb0186/

Kalium Lakes and EcoMag partner up

Mining Magazine, Jul 6 2017

Kalium Lakes has signed a letter of intent with magnesium processor EcoMag to trial the recovery of hydrated magnesium carbonate from brine samples. The sample will be taken from the large scale pilot pond works under construction at Kalium’s Beyondie sulphate of potash project in Western Australia.

Read the full article at miningmagazine.com/resources/industrial-minerals/kalium-lakes-and-ecomag-partner-up/

Kalium Lakes Letter of Intent

World Fertilizer Magazine, Tuesday, 04 July 2017

EcoMag Ltd (EcoMag) has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Kalium Lakes Ltd (KLL) to trial the recovery of Hydrated Magnesium Carbonate (HMC) as part of the large scale pilot pond works currently under construction at the Beyondie Sulphate Of Potash Project (BSOPP) in Western Australia.

Read the full article at worldfertilizer.com/potash/04072017/kll-and-ecomag-sign-loi/