Larry W. Reaugh, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Manganese Inc. (“American Manganese” or “AMI” or the “Company”), (TSX.V: AMY; Pink Sheets: AMYZF; Frankfurt: 2AM), is pleased to announce that the Company and Kemetco Research Inc. is presenting at a workshop on advanced battery recycling that NAATBatt International will hold on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The workshop will take place in the ballroom of the Michigan Union on the campus of the University of Michigan. The object of the workshop is to educate the wider industry about the need for and challenges of advanced battery recycling. More information about the NAATBatt battery recycling workshop can be found at: http://naatbatt.org/naatbatt-recycling-workshop/.
The workshop will be attended by Mr. Norman Chow and Mr. Joey Jung of Kemetco Research Inc., and Mr. Larry Reaugh, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Manganese Inc. Mr. Chow will make a technical presentation about American Manganese Inc.’s patent pending process for recycling cathode material from spent lithium ion batteries, and serve on a workshop panel with Mr. Steve Sloop from OnTo Technology, Dr. Yan Wong of Worcester Polytechnic and Michael Slater of Farasis Energy, Inc. Kemetco presentation will be posted on the site on December 1, 2016.
About Kemetco Research Inc.
Kemetco Research Inc. is a privately-owned contract research and development company specializing in extractive metallurgy, chemical processing and specialty chemical analysis. It was formed after the acquisition of the industrial process division of B.C. Research, which had been in operation for over 60 years as a research and development contractor in British Columbia.
About American Manganese Inc.
American Manganese Inc. is a diversified specialty and critical metal company focused on capitalizing on its patented intellectual property through low cost production or recovery of electrolytic manganese products throughout the world, and recycling of spent electric vehicle lithium ion rechargeable batteries.
Interest in the Company’s patented process has adjusted the focus of American Manganese Inc. toward the examination of applying its patented technology for other purposes and materials. American Manganese Inc. aims to capitalize on its patented technology and proprietary know-how to become and industry leader in the recycling of spent electric vehicle lithium ion batteries having cathode chemistries such as: Lithium-Cobalt, Lithium-Cobalt-Nickel-Manganese, and Lithium-Manganese (Please see the Company’s March 31, 2016 press release for further details).