Tag Archives: Graphite

Toronto to host battery seminar and graphite field trip

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence will host a free seminar in Toronto on Thursday 24 September 2015 as part of our World Tour 2015 series.  Taking place at One King West Hotel & Residence in Toronto’s downtown, the exclusive meeting will discuss investment opportunities in the battery supply chain from mine to market. Hear from the industry’s independent experts … Continue reading Toronto to host battery seminar and graphite field trip

Battery grade graphite set for record year

China’s output of spherical graphite has continued to go from strength to strength in Q2 2015 on the back of strong lithium ion battery demand from Asia. The country, which produces 95% of the world’s uncoated spherical graphite – the semi processed material that makes a battery’s anode – has continued to see output surge … Continue reading Battery grade graphite set for record year

GrafTech takeover zeros in on new energy & defence

Canada’s Brookfield makes $700m bet on leading US producer and graphite’s emerging role in new energy, defence and nuclear markets An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management Inc has launched a takeover bid for GrafTech International Ltd, one of the world’s leading producers of steel electrodes and value-added graphite products. An offer of $5.05 per share, … Continue reading GrafTech takeover zeros in on new energy & defence

China delays flake graphite restarts

Winter conditions prolong flake graphite production slowdown; prices slide as suppliers offload inventories > Free battery supply chain seminars > Join our new Linked In Group > Benchmark Twitter Much of China’s flake graphite production remains offline following a prolonged suspension of operations in many areas due to severe winter conditions. While the closures have eased pressure … Continue reading China delays flake graphite restarts