Tue, Mar 2, 2021 at 1:30 PM
Eastern Time (US & Canada)
In this interview, Martin Vydra, the President and Director of Giga Metals, discusses the importance of nickel and its usage in manufacturing EVs. Martin also touches on the difference between North America’s EV battery production and other regions like Europe and China as well as the Company’s exciting plan on making its Turnagain project into one of the first carbon-neutral nickel mines.
Giga Metals Corporation (TSX.V: GIGA | OTCQB: HNCKF | FSE: BRR2) aims to be a premier supplier of the battery metals that will be needed as the world progresses to a future powered by clean energy. We are currently focused on two of the key metals used in the batteries of electric vehicles: Nickel and Cobalt.
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Martin VydraPresident & DirectorMartin Vydra joined Giga Metals after a 31 year career with Sherritt International Corporation, a leader in the mining, processing and refining of lateritic nickel and cobalt with operations in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar. Martin is widely recognized as an expert in nickel and cobalt extraction, processing and refining including the development and application of advanced technologies to maximize the recovery of valuable metals such as nickel and cobalt from a variety of feeds. While at Sherritt, Martin’s technical accomplishments spanned four continents and over 20 operations including postings in Australia where he was integrated in Murrin Murrin’s refinery start up; Finland for the design of Harjavalta’s nickel reduction circuit; and, in Chile where he oversaw the design, construction and commissioning of a major pressure oxidation operation.
Most recently, Martin served as Sherritt's Senior Vice President, Commercial and Technologies, where he had oversight for the sales and marketing of nickel and cobalt, and marketing and commercialization of Sherritt's proprietary technologies.
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