Mason Graphite Receives Main Environmental Permit for Its Lac Gueret Graphite Project

MONTREAL, June 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mason Graphite Inc. (“Mason Graphite” or the “Company”) (LLG.V) (MGPHF) is pleased to announce that it has received the governmental authorization, via the issuance of Decree 608-2018 by the Québec Government, for its Lac Guéret Graphite project. Under the Québec Environment Quality Act, […]

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 […]

Alternatives to Cobalt, The Blood Diamond of Batteries

BY ELLEN AIRHART – Wired.com WHEN JOHN GOODENOUGH created the first lithium-ion rechargeable battery at Oxford in 1980, he needed some cobalt. Experiments had already established that the metal is energy-dense, perfect for small batteries that need a lot of power.1 So Goodenough made the cobalt himself, heating the precursors at very high temperatures. […]

Resources in the Lithium Triangle

Ian Stalker, CEO of LSC Lithium Corporation talks about their lithium resources in Argentina. “We are in the lithium business, we’ve moved our company forward from being an acquirer of properties in the Argentinian Lithium Triangle and now we’ve moved into 2018 and we now have resources in the ground, […]

Minerals Technologies Announces Appointment of Jonathan Hastings as Group President, Performance Materials

Minerals Technologies

NEW YORK, June 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) (“MTI” or “the Company”) today announced the appointment of Jonathan Hastings as Group President, Performance Materials, effective June 1, 2018. Mr. Hastings is succeeding Gary Castagna, who retired on May 31, 2018. Jonathan Hastings, who joined MTI in […]

Capital Ideas Talks to Ceylon Graphite

Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting talks to Ceylon Graphite’s, Bharat Parashar, about the company’s ambitious plans to mine graphite in Sri Lanka, where the mineral is plentiful. Recent News Ceylon Graphite Completes $2million Non-Brokered Private Placement led by Strategic Investment from Mr. Sasha Jacob MAY 23, 2018 Ceylon Graphite […]

New Graphite Asset, Nouveau-Monde

Nouveau-Monde Graphite is developing a graphite asset two hours north of Montreal. We just updated our resource and we are working on the pre feasibility study that will be delivered the first week of September. I think 2017 will be a very important year for the graphite market. Nouveau Monde […]

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 […]

Analyst Shares Thoughts On Investing In Metals

Junior Mining Monthly Editor, Gerardo Del Real, shares his thoughts on investing in critical metals. I think there’s finally a clear acknowledgement that the demand for critical metals is real and you’re seeing those metals benefit everything from graphite to cobalt to copper and of course lithium. I think this […]

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