The LOI is with Hebei Yanshan Vanadium and Titanium Industry Technology Research Co Ltd, a subsidiary of the world’s third-largest vanadium producer.
The subsidiary was set up to co-ordinate and commercialise research and development innovation in the steel industry.
As per the LOI, AVL will provide a product sample to Yanshan Vanadium Titanium for testing.
AVL MD to visit HBIS Chengsteel this month
AVL’s managing director Vincent Algar said: “We were invited by Yanshan Vanadium Titanium to attend a conference in Hebei last year and to meet with the company.
“Discussions were productive and highlighted a desire by Yanshan Vanadium Titanium to become more involved in AVL’s Project.
“We are now visiting Chengde this month to further these discussions and move towards a formal agreement.”
AVL continues to advance the development of its world-class Australian Vanadium Project in Western Australia.