Imerys closes unprofitable graphite mine in Namibia
Published: Friday, 02 November 2018
The Namibian natural flake graphite plant ran into problems during the ramp-up phase and, with prices softening, Imerys has decided to cease operations.
Imerys has closed its Namibian graphite mine because of low
prices and after failing to ramp it up as planned, it said in
its latest quarterly results
The French company has placed the plant, which had been
forecast to produce 20,000 tonnes per year of flake graphite,
under care and...