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  • April 2018

    Graphite juniors news in brief, April 30

    30 April 2018

    A brief roundup of notable activity in the graphite industry, with news from Archer Exploration, Magnis Resources, Black Rock Mining, Kibaran Resources and Alabama Graphite.

  • Syrah’s Q1 graphite output down but remains on track for 2018 target

    30 April 2018

    The company’s flake graphite output is expected to ramp up exponentially in the second half of this year, and it forecasts price increases when a larger customer base is established.

  • Price briefing: April 20-27

    27 April 2018

    Reduced demand weighs on Chinese domestic spot lithium carbonate prices; Strong carbonate, hydroxide monohydrate prices in China boosting spodumene prices in Q2; Upcoming holiday restricts Chinese graphite prices; seaborne antimony trioxide market softens amid depressed demand; chemical grade chromite price holds despite volatile UG2 prices; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of diatomite; Chinese magnesia prices steady on halt in magnesite mining; PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of vermiculite prices

  • Upcoming holiday restricts Chinese graphite prices

    27 April 2018

    China’s graphite market was steady this week, with downstream buyers in no hurry to place orders before the Labour Day holiday (April 29-May 1) and staying on the sidelines.

  • BATTERY MATERIALS CONF: 10 things we learned at the inaugural event

    24 April 2018

    Here are 10 key takeaways from Metal Bulletin’s and Industrial Minerals’ first Battery Materials conference in Shanghai on April 18-19.

  • BATTERY MATERIALS CONF: Chinese graphite demand set to rise with NEV battery development

    24 April 2018

    The demand for graphite in China will rise alongside growth in the new energy vehicles (NEVs) market due to its importance as an anode material in batteries, the chairman of Matrass c-Graphene Science Technology Group said at Industrial Minerals' and Metal Bulletin's inaugural Battery Materials conference in Shanghai on Thursday April 19.

  • Price briefing April 13-19

    20 April 2018

    Bauxite calcination plants in Shanxi shut on government orders. Market fears rise in prices as Liaoning stops magnesite mining. PRICING NOTICE: Extension of consultation period on proposal to discontinue kyanite prices. European, North American lithium spot markets up; Chinese spot market unchanged. Spherical graphite price grows on tight supply. PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of one zircon grade, launching another. Lower Chinese prices push white fused alumina market down. PRICING NOTICE: Extension of consultation period regarding olivine price

  • Showa Denko sets up battery materials subsidiary in China

    19 April 2018

    The Japanese company will supply anode material, carbon nanotubes and other products for use in lithium-ion batteries in China, hoping to seize business opportunities in the leading battery market in Asia.

  • BATTERY MATERIALS CONF: Easpring expects increasing demand for battery materials on NEV expansion

    19 April 2018

    China-based cathode supplier Easpring believes that demand for battery materials will be driven by expansion of the new energy vehicles sector worldwide.

  • Chinese graphite exports, imports rise y-o-y in Feb

    13 April 2018

    Chinese demand for graphite was notably stronger at the beginning of this year than in early 2017, contributing to firm prices, while imports of non-Chinese graphite are increasing significantly.

  • Spherical graphite price grows on tight supply

    13 April 2018

    The price for uncoated spherical graphite in China has increased twice over the course of one month, while demand from overseas buyers has led to a rebound in Chinese export volumes.

  • IM's March Price Movements

    13 April 2018

    IM's monthly price movements.

  • Graphite juniors news in brief, April 4

    04 April 2018

    A brief roundup of notable activity in the graphite industry, with news from Armadale Capital, Alba Mineral Resources, Archer Exploration, Black Rock Mining and Magnis Resources.

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