The Metals Company – executive interview

The Metals Company – executive interview

Associated equity: The Metals Company

The Metals Company (TMC) is focused on the collection, processing and refining of polymetallic nodules, containing nickel, copper and cobalt, found on the seafloor in the international waters of the Clarion Clipperton Zone, 1,300 nautical miles off the coast of Southern California.

The Metals Company — 1 video in collection

In this interview we talk to Gerard Barron, executive chairman and CEO of The Metals Company, which is looking to retrieve polymetallic nodules rich in nickel, cobalt, copper and manganese from the deep seabed in the Pacific Ocean. He talks about the company’s potential as a supplier of battery metals for the automotive sector as it looks to decarbonise against current solutions. He reports on the operational results of recent in-situ sea trials and expectations from the environmental studies which also took place. He discusses the licensing regulation and process which is due for approval in 2023 and provides insight into the likely timeframe for the first vehicle to be powered by a battery using metals supplied by The Metals Company

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