China's Gansu province sets minimum graphite mining capacity
Published: Monday, 04 December 2017
The state government is tightening its controls of nonmetallic mining resources to tackle the problem of overcapacity.
The local government of China’s Gansu province
will suspend approvals of new non-metallic mineral projects,
including those involving graphite, to ease its overcapacity
problem, it said.
Although there is no mining limit on graphite ores in the
province’s policy, unlike barite and fluorspar,
there is a minimum mining capacity to...