Graphite latest news

  • June 2017

    HWI appoints directors amid investment plan

    29 June 2017

    Gildas Dupouy and Thomas Raught have joined the company’s Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) Group.

  • RHI Magnesita announces executive team

    28 June 2017

    Stefan Borgas will lead the executive management team as CEO after the completion of the merger, expected in November. Octavio Lopes will be chief financial officer.

  • Graphite Juniors News in Brief 15 – 27 June

    27 June 2017

    A brief roundup of notable activity in the graphite industry, with news from Kibaran Resources, Hexagon Resources, Sovereign Metals, Magnis Resources and Stem 7 Capital.

  • Installation of EV charge points required at UK fuel stations under new bill

    26 June 2017

    A new electric vehicle bill aims to ensure the UK's position as a global leader in the market for EVs.

  • AABC17: There’s a lot of market left to conquer for EVs - Toyota

    26 June 2017

    Though sales of hybrid and electric vehicles are increasing there remains a lot of ground left to cover in order to meet emissions targets, according to Toyota’s Michael Lord. Reliance on mandates on OEMs alone will not suffice, he added, with more government support, infrastructure and customer buy-in necessary to increase adoption.

  • Price briefing 16-22 June

    23 June 2017

    A severe supply shortage has lifted fused magnesia prices outside of China; Chinese flake graphite grades post uptick; spot chromite prices fall on lack of Chinese buying; baryte holds unchanged despite heavy rain storm temporarily hitting production in China; antimony trioxide prices under pressure; Chinese producers raise rare earth prices again; ilmenite trading activity slumps leading some to speculate that it could be an end to the rise in prices.

  • Chinese flake graphite grade posts price uptick

    22 June 2017

    Prices of large flake and high-carbon material have shown an uptick as producers are concerned with stability of supply in the wake of drought conditions and environmental controls.

  • Steel production up 2% in May

    21 June 2017

    Chinese output rose by almost two percentage points, as did Turkish and Brazilian production. In Europe, only France posted growth.

  • Fujian province puts focus on graphite and graphene

    20 June 2017

    Fujian province in the south of China has announced that the city of Sanming will be the centre for development of its graphene industry.

  • Graphite demand improving as Chinese producers brace for inspections

    19 June 2017

    Western suppliers report rising inflow of enquiries for several graphite grades, while environmental inspections in China are now reaching Shandong province, where many graphite operations are located, with potential consequences on supply.

  • China’s spherical graphite exports lose ground in April

    12 June 2017

    The average value of coated and uncoated spherical graphite out of China dipped below the $3,000/tonne mark in April as volumes shipped declined from the record highs seen in March.

  • AMG Graphite commissions Mozambique project

    08 June 2017

    AMG commissioned Ancuabe graphite mine in Mozambique joining other graphite junior producers already in the country.

  • Graphite Juniors News in Brief 26 May – 5 June

    05 June 2017

    A brief roundup of notable activity in the graphite industry, with news from NextSource Materials, Armadale Capital, Hexagon Resources and Great Lakes Graphite.