Westwater Resources turns to battery-grade graphite sector

By Jon Stibbs
Published: Wednesday, 13 January 2021

United States-based minerals producer Westwater Resources has turned its focus to graphite from uranium in order to capitalize on expected growth in the battery-grade sector and to join expansion in the spherical graphite market.

Westwater has sold its uranium assets in the states of New Mexico and Texas to EnCore Energy of Canada, and planned to devote its resources to the development of its Coosa graphite project in Alabama, the company said on Tuesday January 5.

"The Coosa project is perfectly timed to take...

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