American Manganese (TSXV:AMY) CEO Larry Reaugh spoke to Resource Investing News about the Artillery Peak project in Arizona, the largest known manganese deposit in the southwest US.

American Manganese Inc. (TSX.V: AMY; FRANK: 2AM; PINKS: AMYZF.pk) plans to produce electrolytic manganese for the steel and rechargeable battery markets with a breakthrough lower cost, cleaner process. The company’s Artillery Peak property in Arizona is the largest known manganese deposit in the Southwest U.S. at a time when this critical metal faces declining supply. The company’s new low power and low water process for producing electrolytic manganese metal (EMM) and other related products (EMD and CMD) has been validated in pilot testing.