Commercial Primary Mg Plant

Commercial Primary Purity Mg Plant


  • Proprietary pyrometallurgical process 
  • Aluminothermic reduction of HP MgO
  • 5,000 tpa Mg metal modules (repeatable)
  • No environmental evaluation required under 20,000 tpa metal

Bench scale validation Q1 2018

  • Pilot scale apparatus 
    • Qualification & offtake agreements
    • Mg market > 1M tonnes

Environmentally Sustainable

Environmentally Sustainable
Parameters Pidgeon Electrolysis Mag One
Carbon footprint (T CO2eq/T Mg metal)* 26 18 5-8

* Excluding credits for by-product sale and improvement to raw goods sourcing

Essentially zero waste

No environmental evaluation required