BlackEarth Minerals unveils maiden graphite resource for Maniry, sets exploration target By Lorna Nicholas

Graphite explorer BlackEarth Minerals (ASX: BEM) has unveiled a maiden resource and an exploration target between 260 million tonnes and 380Mt for its flagship 100%-owned Maniry graphite project in Madagascar. The news comes only eight months after the company listed on the ASX. The maiden indicated and inferred resource was calculated for […]

Graphite is the largest mineral component in lithium-ion batteries

Download the Full Report ⇒ ‍The History of Vein Graphite Vein graphite is known under various names including crystalline vein, Plumbago, Sri Lankan graphite, and Ceylon graphite. The name “Sri Lankan” and “Ceylon” are commonly used for vein graphite since the island nation of Sri Lanka (formally Ceylon) is the […]

Global Graphite Electrode Market to Reach US$ 15 Billion by 2026

BY –Transparency Market Research  Rise in Electric Arc Furnace (EAF)-based Steel Production to Drive Market Expansion ALBANY, New York, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The global graphite electrode market was valued at around US$ 10 Bn in 2017 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of around 3% from 2018 to 2026, according to a […]

Graphene assembled film shows higher thermal conductivity than graphite film

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have developed a graphene assembled film that has over 60 percent higher thermal conductivity than graphite film – despite the fact that graphite simply consists of many layers of graphene. The graphene film shows great potential as a novel heat spreading material for […]

Battery metals industry dependent on ‘flavour of the month’

Bertie Strydom

BY  SIMONE LIEDTKE  – http://www.miningweekly.com JOHANNESBURG  – With nearly every forecast predicting higher battery use in the years ahead, especially lithium-ion batteries to power new and existing technologies, demand for its component metals may be dependent on what some title “the flavour of the month”. Battery metals include cobalt, nickel, manganese, graphite […]

Types of Graphite: Amorphous, Flake and Vein

BY Amanda Kay – June 13th, 2018 The graphite space can be tough for investors to navigate. Getting a grasp on it involves knowing a little about the different types of graphite. Graphite has a layered, planar structure with carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb lattice. It’s because of this […]

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Simon Moores with Lessons Learned from Lithium

Simon Moores, Analyst, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence with Lessons Learned from Lithium Lithium has got good lessons for the other minerals because it’s a bit ahead of the curve in its use in batteries compared to graphite. Lithium back in 2004 had its major use in ceramics and glass, that was […]

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