Rank and file: Assessing graphite projects on credentials

By IM Staff
Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2015

The fervour for graphite exploration shows few signs of letting up, but with more and more companies piling into the industry, despite warnings about the comparative narrowness of the future demand window, judging the quality of projects is tricky. Andrew Scogings, Jason Chesters and Bill Shaw take a look at the field and suggest some parameters for assessing individual developments.

The junior graphite industry remains as crowded as ever, despite weak price levels following the 2011 market boom and scarce capital for financing the development of new projects.

For those looking at the industry from the outside, it is difficult to rank projects by potential, owing to significant variations between...

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