Gov. Justice Announces Omnis Sublimation Recovery Technologies to Invest $60 Million in Wyoming County to Extract Rare Earth Metals from Coal Deposits



OSRT has begun engineering and will start the site infrastructure immediately. The building and equipment are expected to be completed and installed by mid-2023.

“I’m always happy to see growth in Southern West Virginia, and knowing that coal is critical to this kind of potential economic impact makes this announcement all the more exciting. The jobs that will be created through this partnership will provide even more opportunities for this region and help pave the way for future development,” said Senator Shelley Moore Capito.

“I am pleased with the progress being made to source rare earth elements right here in West Virginia, providing energy and an independent supply chain across the United States just as we have done for centuries. Today’s announcement is encouraging news for Wyoming County, and I join you in celebrating Mountain State’s continued leadership in energy innovation,” said Senator Joe Manchin, Chairman of the Energy and Resources Committee. naturals of the United States Senate.

The West Virginia Department of Economic Development has worked closely with OSRT, providing financial incentives and helping navigate the permitting process.

“We are thrilled with this announcement,” said Mitch Carmichael, secretary of the West Virginia Department of Economic Development. “Bringing jobs to our people is one of our top priorities, and being able to do that while also using the resources we have in our state is a win-win for everyone. We can’t wait to see what comes out of this partnership.”

OSRT will hire 100 team members with high paying jobs and train them to use this technology in a safe and clean environment.

“Southwest Virginia is rich in natural resources, including rare earth minerals,” said Congresswoman Carol Miller. “I am pleased to see Omnis Sublimation Recovery Technologies partnering with local businesses to tap into these resources and invest in Wyoming County. Their technology for converting waste coal deposits into strategic metals exemplifies the power of innovation. This $60 million investment is a testament to the work being done at the local, state and federal levels to revitalize the Mountain State and let people know it is open for business.”

Coal waste deposits and gob piles are rich in critical metals, including strategic metals and rare earth metals. Millions of tons of these metals are concentrated from natural sources in the coal seam. The coal mining process has concentrated these minerals and they are available in many waste deposits. These critical metals are essential to the construction of high-value smartphones, computers and other electronic devices.

“We are thrilled to welcome a company like Omnis to Wyoming County and look forward to a lasting relationship between the company and the community. Omnis will provide a strategic asset to Wyoming County that will grow the economy with 100 jobs and provide an opportunity for further growth of the surrounding business,” said Christy Laxton, executive director of the State Economic Development Authority. county of Wyoming. “We are grateful for the strong partnerships between our Economic Development Authority, the WV Department of Economic Development and the Office of the Governor that make it possible for companies like Omnis to do business in West Virginia.”

OSRT’s technology is capable of extracting pure metals from coal sequestration mineral waste using Ultra-High Heat without harmful acids or chemicals. The technology recovers 100% of metals, including all critical, strategic and rare earth metals, with zero waste and no harmful emissions.

This is the second investment announcement by Omnis Companies in West Virginia this year. In March, Announced the government of justice that Omnis Building Technologies will construct a $40 million, 150,000 square foot facility in Bluefield to produce housing materials that will revolutionize the future of residential construction, creating 150-300 jobs in the process.

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