Westwater reveals plans for $202m spherical graphite project

By Jon Stibbs
Published: Wednesday, 13 October 2021

Westwater Resources, a United States-based battery grade graphite development company, announced on October 11 that it had won director approval to invest $202 million to construct phase I of its Coosa graphite project, with building to start before the end of 2021.

The project will extract and refine graphite concentrates with 95-97% graphitic carbon (Cg) content to make coated spherical purified graphite (ULTRA-CSPG™) for lithium-ion batteries.

Under the company’s definitive feasilibity study, the project will process approximately 8,050mt per year of graphite concentrate when it goes into operation in early 2023. The company...

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