Wave international are a project development consultant, specialising in the resources and infrastructure sectors. In the resources sector Wave’s commodity exposure includes bulks, mineral sands, base metals, and industrial / tech metals.
The industrial and tech metals sector holds a significant strategic focus for Wave, having been active in the lithium sector since the early 2000’s. Wave’s vision is to support the electrification of our transport systems and expansion of the renewables energy sector by enabling the supply of critical metals and their downstream chemical compounds into new storage technology. Wave stands as a recognised specialist in this field with key experience in lithium, graphite, vanadium and cobalt.
In this sector Wave currently have circa AUD$1.5B of projects under direct feasibility study, a secondary involvement in another AUD$1.25B of projects, and in the last 18 months have delivered detailed engineering for AUD$0.5B of delivered capital.
Whilst the core competency of Wave involves solid process and engineering capability, Wave’s focus extends beyond the technical into project strategy. Wave invests significant effort into understanding it’s key markets, developing its global network and understanding the global supply chain.
Supported by this extensive network of financiers, equity houses, offtakers, end users and other project participants, Wave works closely with its clients to develop strategic relationships which enable the development of quality assets. Process innovation and supply chain optimisation are key focal points in Wave’s strategic assessments of projects.
Beyond the production of the critical chemicals required for electrification and storage, Wave also operates in the implementation of renewable energy with storage systems.
Wave’s operational centres are based in Australia (Perth, Brisbane, Sydney and Gladstone), South Africa (Pretoria and Cape Town) and Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar). Wave’s projects are located in Australia, Canada, the African continent and the South Pacific.
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