Operated by Hunan Brunp Recyling Technology, the Brunp Hunan cobalt refining plant is located in Ningxiang city, Hunan province, China. It is wholly owned by Hunan Brunp. The plant produces cobalt sulphate and cobalt tetroxide from scrap batteries. The plant has a capacity of 5.3 ktpa cobalt sulphate (on a contained cobalt basis) as of 2021. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating several granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry-standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.