GRAPHITE Mining News

Jeb Handwerger: China isn't slowing down, it's buying up (resources, that is)

Headlines about a Chinese economic slowdown may get good web traffic, but the real story is that China is buying up uranium and other resources around the world.

Focus Graphite Inc.: Well Positioned for 'The Next Big Thing' in Graphite

Advances in automotive battery technology are making graphite the next big thing for commodity investors. Graphite is the critical material for the new generation of batteries, even more than lithium or rare earths.

Tesla battery plant will need 6 new flake graphite mines

$5bn ‘gigafactory’ to spark EV uptake; battery graphite demand could double in 6 years with no growth elsewhere.

How to vet graphite investments: Stephen Riddle

Stephen Riddle, CEO of Asbury Graphite Mills Inc., has been in the business long enough to have seen companies come and go, sometimes more than once.

The numbers don't lie: Why the industrial minerals sector is here to stay

More than ever, companies, government and academia are forming partnerships to solve a global problem—the ongoing need for scarce critical materials.

Graphene and its potential impact on graphite

Over-hyped or game-changer? How the differing views on graphene could result in lack of integration with flake graphite mining

2014 graphite outlook: Price rebound, supply shift and new end uses

China's recent halting of flake graphite production in Pingdu, Shandong, made headlines, and has many investors wondering how supply may shift.

Mason Graphite shares jump 20% on updated resource for Lac Guéret Project

Over 1.6 million shares of Mason Graphite(TSX.V: LLG) traded Thursday after the company released an updated mineral resource estimate for its 100% owned Lac Guéret Graphite Project in northeastern Quebec.

Graphite One Resources reports additional drill results from Graphite Creek Property

The results of the 2013 drill program were successful in extending mineralization along strike by an additional 850 meters and further confirming continuity.

Richard Karn: Three Australian miners positioned for success

Sometimes the worst of times brings out the best in people. Such is the case in Australia's mining sector.

Mason Graphite off to the races again

Toronto-explorer's 100%-owned Lac Guéret graphite property in Québec has some high-profile backers.

Play the market bottom and focus on energy commodities: Chris Berry

Commodities are and always will be a cyclical market, asserts Chris Berry of House Mountain Partners. That's why he's not sweating disappointing stock performance and flat pricing environments.

How the exploration industry paved the future of graphite

A look at how the failures of graphite producers sparked price volatility and an exploration boom and yet they are set to be the main beneficiaries.

Canada Carbon has nuclear graphite, CEO Bruce Duncan explains

The market for high quality graphite and nuclear graphite in particular is much bigger than the brokerage industry in Canada assumes, according to Duncan.

Researchers think they've solved graphene's biggest problem

The lightning-fast material stands a chance of becoming the next best thing in processors.

Graphite price volatility set to continue, says Industrial Minerals Data

Price for critical mineral used in electric vehicles and steel refractories at $1,350/tonne.

Graphite demand down 27%

Prices and production down.

Getting to know graphite: an interview with Vancouver-based Valterra Resource Corp

"200 times stronger than steel, more conductive than copper."

TIMCAL suspends production at Quebec graphite mine

"We have suspended mining owing to high inventory levels."

Flake graphite prices have bottomed

Industrial minerals analyst Simon Moores says now is the time to look for responsible junior graphite miners that base their economics on current (lower) prices

The coming demand for silicon

Optimistic and conservative projections both show wins.

One-atom-thick layer of germanium to challenge graphene in future electronics

Germanium and graphene battle for the future of electronics.

Two-thirds of graphene patents held by just three countries

A "scatter gun approach" to patent filing.

VIDEO: Most batteries contain 10 times more graphite than lithium

Strongest material known to man

Titanium is 'interesting'

Graphite still has legs.