Canada pushes to overcome battery graphite yield hurdle

By Simon Moores
Published: Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Emergence of juniors gives fresh incentives to fasttrack spherical graphite R&D

The graphite industry is turning to Canada’s junior mining sector for spherical graphite breakthroughs after waiting nearly 20 years to commercially produce the battery grade material in the west.

The industry has been bereft of progress in producing the spherical — or potato-shaped — graphite that is becoming...

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