Shandong graphite shutdowns intensify in China

By Albert Li
Published: Wednesday, 02 July 2014

Environmental restrictions stretch to Laixi county; over 50% of all companies ordered to stop production on waste water grounds

China’s second largest flake graphite producing province, Shandong, has ordered 31 flake graphite companies to suspend production in Laixi county.

The restrictions - which come as a result of ongoing waste-water issues - follow six months in which output from the province’s largest producing area, Pingdu, was also suspended on...

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