As the world continues it’s transition to renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power generation and increased global electric vehicle (EV) adoption , more and more copper will be required. However, until the formation of Destiny Copper there hadn't been an environmentally responsible way to produce this widely used metal. The goal to commercialize the world’s first clean-tech copper production that only uses limited electricity, is now becoming a reality. This is a quantum change in clean copper production as both the incumbent technologies of SXEW and Smelting emit huge amounts of Green House Gases (GHG’s) and require large volumes of electricity to produce copper. This game changing innovation is as a result of their patented chemistry process which uses ion exchange and no harmful additives.
Partnered with (DST) Dundee Sustainable Technologies to manufacture the modular, containerised cleantech copper production units.
Many years of in depth research have been undertaken at their labs at Brock University under the watchful eye of the globally renowned professor of Chemistry Professor Ian Brindle. Professor Brindle has been accredited with many patents over the course of his 45+ year, illustrious career. He along with his advanced team of Phd’s have taken the original Destiny chemistry process to a new level.
The traditional SXEW process is capital intensive and uses significant power which makes producing copper very expensive and limits where new mines can be built. Destiny's patent pending system dramatically reduces the capital costs with a modular system that can be built at a greatly reduced scale and uses chemistry that dramatically reduces power costs. The modular system can be deployed in environments with limited power infrastructure, thereby creating value in previously overlooked resources not considered viable for current technologies. In all, the Destiny Technology results in reduced costs and a small environmental footprint.
The Incumbent copper extraction technologies of both SX-EW and Smelting require large scale energy and emit vast quantities of planet-warming Green House Gases (GHG's). The ever increasing cost of purchasing electricity in these volumes is driving up the final cost of the copper production and is even harming the environment.