Valence Industries given green light to start graphite mining

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Wednesday, 24 December 2014

The approvals mean that Uley is back in production after 20 years and is the only flake graphite deposit in production in Australia. The company has said that it will be fulfilling its sales obligations and sending shipments of graphite to Asia Pacific, Europe and North America from January 2015.

Australian graphite junior Valence Industries has today received permission to start mining at its Uley graphite deposit in South Australia and has scheduled deliveries for January 2015.

Full commissioning of the secondary circuit will now commence, followed by production from the treatment and packaging of existing graphite fines stockpiles, before...

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