'Preventable' fire at Syrah's Balama graphite project hits output; Q3 production misses target

By Cameron Perks
Published: Thursday, 11 October 2018

Syrah's third-quarter production came below revised forecasts, it said in its activities report which also identified the cause of the fire at its Mozambique project.

Australian Securities Exchange-listed graphite producer Syrah Resources said the root cause of a recent fire at its Mozambique Balama project on October 1, resulting in five weeks of lost production in the fourth quarter, was preventable.

Details announced on Thursday October 11 in the company’s third-quarter activities report stated "hot...

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