Jakarta – On Tuesday, November 1, 2022, PT Hydrotech Metal Indonesia has appointed the Principal Expert Advisor in the Steering Council of BRIN (National Research and Innovation Agency), Surat Indrijarso as Independent Commissioner.
Surat Indrijarso has a Ph.D. in Chemical and Gas/Petroleum Engineering from the University of Salford and has been working at BRIN since 2019. Previously he worked at the Cabinet Secretariat of the Republic of Indonesia since 2000, where last he served as Deputy Minister Cabinet Secretary of the Republic of Indonesia.
With this appointment, Hydrotech Metal believes that the plan to develop its mineral processing technology can be carried out more optimally, especially for the utilization of various critical minerals contained in laterite ores in Indonesia.
Previously, PT Hydrotech Metal Indonesia, which is part of Trinitan Green Energy Metals, has successfully developed the STAL Technology, a hydrometallurgical technology innovation for the extraction of Class 1 Nickel, one of the critical minerals required in the manufacturing of EV battery components. (*)