JM pulled out of 'battery technologies' market last year.No surprises really.. Wonder how the one in Billingham will go after Johnson Matthey were going to close it earlier this year
For who? nissan have their own factory. And the other UK manafactuers also have their own or have brexited. Toyota have completely missed the boat on EV vehiclesThey're building a lithium processing plant at Wilton International, I wonder if the battery plant plans could be resurrected on Teesside?
Now owned by EV Metals who have their own mining facilities in Australia for all raw materialsJM pulled out of 'battery technologies' market last year.
Johnson Matthey's shares plunged as much as 20% on Thursday after the British chemicals company said it would put its battery materials business up for sale amid crushing competition and that its chief executive would step down next year.www.reuters.com
Think the last few bits were sold off last May.
As far as I am aware there is no work on this project in Teesside anymore. The lithium hydroxide plant can still go ahead it being built in the Freeport so assume most of it will go to Europe. Although the blyth plant going down may make them downsize especially in the short term. The blyth plant was going to be nearly 10x the size of Nissans battery.Now owned by EV Metals who have their own mining facilities in Australia for all raw materials