Hydromet Corporation Limited is engaged in the business of processing of used lead acid batteries (motor vehicle batteries) to recover lead metal and oxide as feed material for secondary lead smelters and the processing of industrial residues and the manufacture of chemical products therefrom. The Company operates in two segments: used batteries recycling and residue treatment. The used battery recycling segment involves the breaking of used lead acid battery and recycling all components within them. The major components include lead, plastic and acid. The lead and plastic are distributed to secondary lead smelters and plastic recyclers respectively for production of lead metal and recycled plastic. The acid was consumed internally for other manufacturing processes. The residue treatment segment involves the treatment of industrial residues and production of chemical and metal products.