Tirupati to open 12,000 tpa Madagascan graphite mine in 2015
Published: Wednesday, 31 December 2014
Tirupati is targeting large flake concentrations, expecting its Madagascan material to command higher prices. Meanwhile a shift towards safer nuclear with Gen IV PBMRs could offer growth potential for natural graphite.
Jharkhand, India-based Tirupati Carbons and
Chemicals is set to open a new 12,000 tpa flake graphite mine
and plant in Madagascar before the end of 2015, the company
revealed at the 4th IM Graphite and Graphene
Conference in Berlin, Germany, in December.
Shishir Poddar, Tirupati’s CEO, said that