Amsterdam, 31January 2023 --- AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG", EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") announces its wholly owned subsidiary, AMG Lithium GmbH ("AMG Lithium"), has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding ("MOU") with FREYR Battery (NYSE: FREY) ("FREYR"), a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity. The basis of the MOU is for AMG Lithium to supply FREYR between 3,000 to 5,000 tons per annum of battery-grade lithium hydroxide.
The agreement between AMG Lithium and FREYR further lays out deepening the understanding of the technical requirements and future needs of both parties. In particular, the reduction of the carbon footprint throughout the supply chain is a common goal for both parties.
"This MOU represents another important step towards an independent and sustainable lithium supply chain for Europe," said Dr. Stefan Scherer, CEO of AMG Lithium GmbH. "We are looking forward to working together with FREYR in order to de-risk and de-carbonize the lithium supply for Europe."
AMG is a global critical materials company at the forefront of CO2 reduction trends. AMG produces highly engineered specialty metals and mineral products and provides related vacuum furnace systems and services to the transportation, infrastructure, energy, and specialty metals & chemicals end markets.
AMG Clean Energy Materials segment combines AMG's recycling and mining operations, producing materials for infrastructure and energy storage solutions while reducing the CO2 footprint of both suppliers and customers. AMG Clean Energy Materials segment spans the vanadium, lithium, and tantalum value chains. AMG Critical Materials Technologies segment combines AMG's leading vacuum furnace technology line with high-purity materials serving global leaders in the aerospace sector. AMG Critical Minerals segment consists of AMG's mineral processing operations in antimony, graphite, and silicon metal.
With approximately 3,300 employees, AMG operates globally with production facilities in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, the United States, China, Mexico, Brazil, India, Sri Lanka, and Mozambique, and has sales and customer service offices in Japan).
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- AMG Lithium FREYR MOU (https://ml-eu.globenewswire.com/Resource/Download/58c67eda-e9e9-4005-b9a8-7f6518478182)