Imerys to ramp up Namibian graphite production

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 19 May 2017

Production will be ramped up gradually throughout the year at the Otjiwarongo graphite mine as the company mirrors the structure of Imerys’ existing graphite operation in Canada.

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 Imerys reached first production at Otjiwarongo.
 (Source: Imerys Graphite & Carbon)

Imerys Graphite & Carbon is targeting to reach output capacity of 20,000 tpa flake graphite from its Otjiwarongo graphite mine in Namibia, which achieved first production in late April, the company told IM.

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