GRAPHITE Mining News

June rainfall eases processing problems in China graphite hub

Pressures on the processing capacities of flake graphite producers in Shandong province – the second largest producing region in China – have been eased by rainfall which has improved access to water.

Hazer further progresses towards commercialization of low-emission hydrogen and graphite production process

Hazer Group Ltd (ASX:HZR, HZRO) is pleased to announce the appointments of Dr Andrew Harris as a Non-Executive Director of the Company and Dr Andrew Minett as the Chairman of Hazer’s newly created Science Advisory Committee.

Australia's highest-grade flake graphite deposit gains mining approval

Lincoln Minerals has been granted a 21-year lease for the 300-hectare Kookaburra Gully graphite project on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula.

Thom Calandra: Precious metals, uranium & other key commodities to watch

Thom discusses a few of his favorite picks, including a new gold producer in Mexico, Canarc Resources.

INFOGRAPHIC: The extraordinary metals in an iPhone 6s

Today, we open up one of the world's most popular mobile handsets - the iPhone - to see what metals and materials make it all possible!

Ontario Graphite Ltd. receives favourable ruling at Ontario Supreme Court

On Friday Feb 19, 2016 the Superior Court of Justice – Ontario released its ruling in the case of Ontario Graphite Ltd. v. Jerry Janik (“Janik”), Michael Coscia (“Coscia”) and Great Lakes Graphite Inc.

Navigating the post PPL No. P15-IV-01 workplace examination

The current metal/non-metal examination regulation falls far short of this important benchmark (clarity in terms of its requirements).

Jeb Handwerger predicts new wave of lithium and graphite winners in wake of Tesla deal

In this interview with The Energy Report, he singles out the unloved companies that could become media darlings in the coming boom in energy metals, uranium and—eventually—oil sectors.

Prospecting the Gold Colonies

Prospecting is of course the integral first step in the process of discovery, walking the bush and hammering rocks means boots on the ground. It's people walking through the bush that have found the worlds mines.

Big name investors are piling back into commodities

A few legendary influencers are making huge bets right now on commodities, an area that’s faced—and continues to face—some pretty strong headwinds.

Graphite to 2020 – charging ahead?

Roskill notes that in 2015, existing world demand for graphite in all batteries is estimated to total 125,000t.

Flinders CEO Blair Way: What Tesla needs to know about the graphite sector

Flinders Resources CEO and President Blair Way shares the four factors to consider when analyzing a graphite company. Warning: It is a very different proposition than investing in a gold company.

China’s economic transformation to drive new global demand for flake graphite: Australian junior explorer boss

The transformation of China’s economy away from manufacturing to downstream technology development is expected to drive significant new demand for the world’s flake graphite producers.

INFOGRAPHIC – On the precipice: Will global markets follow commodities off the cliff?

Today may be the end of this trend of divergence. US equities are at a precipice: fueled by low rates and quantitative easing for years, they have finally started to tumble from record highs.

Heap Leach: Mining's breakthrough technology

New techniques for tailings treatment and sulfide ore recovery will see low-cost environmentally friendly heap leaching take another giant leap forward.

China's surprise currency move is more bad news for Canadian commodities

Stock markets in Canada and the United States fell sharply on the news that China had allowed the yuan to drop 2%.

Thinking outside the commodity box: Benchmark's investment primer for lithium, cobalt and graphite

Simon Moores, managing director of London-based Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, and the firm's analyst, Andrew Miller, provide insight into minerals that they say need to shed their labels as traditional commodities and embrace their future as niche, raw-material solutions for a growing list of technology manufacturers.

CRA targeting mining-sector tax havens

It’s an issue that the Canadians for Tax Fairness and the Liberal Party of Canada appear to be hoping to make a federal election issue.

Battery grade graphite set for record year

China’s output of spherical graphite has continued to go from strength to strength in Q2 2015 on the back of strong lithium ion battery demand from Asia.

Paul Renken's gold, graphite and REE names poised for gains

In this interview with The Gold Report, Renken suggests some of his favorite graphite and rare earth names, as well as a handful of gold equity picks.

INFOGRAPHIC: Every Chinese overseas investment over $100m visualized

Showing over 1,250 attempted transactions, this list includes both successful and failed attempts in order to visualize the ebb and flow of Chinese investments up until mid-2014.

Europe closes in on conflict minerals

An annual list that reveals the names of mineral smelters that do not use raw materials linked with criminal gangs is at the heart of Europe’s push to clean up the world’s mining industry.

Three Australian miners Richard Karn believes are positioned for success

When institutional capital eventually comes back to the sector, money will flow first to companies in or nearing production now.

GrafTech takeover zeros in on new energy & defence

An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management Inc has launched a takeover bid for GrafTech International Ltd, one of the world’s leading producers of steel electrodes and value-added graphite products.

China delays flake graphite restarts

Much of China’s flake graphite production remains offline following a prolonged suspension of operations in many areas due to severe winter conditions.