GRAPHITE Mining News

A big graphene industry breakthrough out of Arizona

Arizona based Urbix Resources has produced the first economically viable graphene-enhanced lightweight concrete.

Graphite One's Alaska project may prove key to US defence industry — CEO

A White House/US Department of Defence (DoD) report has recommended direct investment in companies developing domestic sources of graphite and the Canadian junior is one of them.

Canadian miner and First Nation work together on “new wonder material” project

Zenyatta and the Constance Lake First Nations join forces.

Forty-five per cent of cars sold in Norway last month were electric: report

No gas or balloons needed.

Battery Minerals hits construction milestones at Montepuez project

Company wants to make sure the mine is in production when the demand and price of graphite takes off, as predicted.

Natural flake and synthetic graphite – debate rages on

The industry is asking whether consumers will opt for natural or artificial material, and how this will shape global consumption.

Graphite mine in Madagascar achieves nameplate production

Miner is based in Perth.

Graphite: China’s H1 exports of natural graphite up 9% on previous year

Demand for spherical graphite continues to grow rapidly for use in the anodes of lithium-ion batteries.

Tesla to open Shanghai plant with capacity of 500,000 cars a year

Chinese electric vehicle ecosystem continues to expand.

China's top EV maker starts battery-swap service to lure users

Beijing Electric Vehicle Co.,is preparing for a stock-market listing and starting a battery-swap service to reduce customers’ range anxiety and keep up with similar offerings from rivals.

Automaker shares soar on U.S. proposal to eliminate tariffs

Shares in European carmakers are having their best trading day in two years after a U.S. official floated a proposal to eliminate vehicle-import tariffs on both sides of the Atlantic.

Eramet searches for lithium deposits in Chile, Argentina, Brazil – CEO

"Our priority is to develop our existing lithium deposit in Argentina. But we are also looking for other deposits in Chile, Argentina and Brazil,"- Eramet Chief Executive Officer Christel Bories

It was a great first quarter for battery material financings

Lithium, copper and nickel.

Biggest electric vehicle battery IPO valuation cut in half

Time to curb your enthusiasm about the electric vehicle boom and surging demand, prices for lithium, cobalt, nickel, rare earth and graphite?

Early stage projects are located in mining-friendly jurisdictions

Worldwide there are over 30,000 exploration projects.

Scientists one step closer to producing more efficient lithium-ion batteries

They deposited copper on the ion-bombarded graphite.

Canadian miner sees future in graphite

Eagle Plains has acquired the 711-hectare Slocan Graphite Project in B.C.

Dormant Swedish mine comes alive in rush for car batteries

A Canadian company called Leading Edge Materials Corp. is preparing to revive operations.

Cobalt drilling quadruples in Q4

"No drilling, no discoveries, no reserves, no mines."

Battery-technology metals to leave gold, silver in the dust: readers

A whopping two-thirds of MINING.com readers say battery-technology metals will perform better than precious or base metals this year.

Electric cars and niche metals lure cash to Africa's mines

Here are five metals grabbing attention across the continent.

U.S. launches effort to reduce reliance on imports or critical minerals

The policy would aim to identify new domestic sources of critical minerals and increase domestic exploration, mining, recycling, etc.

Trump signs order to boost U.S. production of critical minerals

President Donald Trump signed an executive order to reduce dependency of critical minerals used in everything from batteries to phones.

Battery production more than a Tesla nightmare

Ron Struthers of Struthers Resource Stock Report surveys the battery metals field and profiles one company he believes could be a new LIB anode supplier.