Solvay eyes graphite processing at Okorusu fluorspar mine

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Friday, 08 April 2016

Solvay's Okorusu fluorspar facility is likely to process graphite ore from the Gecko Graphite-owned Okanjande mine using Okorusu’s fully-equipped processing facility, which is presently inactive.

·         Solvay’s Okorusu mine in Namibia, which stopped fluorspar production in 2014, plans to start processing graphite ore from the Okanjande graphite mine, owned by Gecko Graphite, while aiming to rework mine tailings for the production of metallurgical grade fluorspar (metspar) at the existing facility....

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