AGM’s financial results ahead of expectations, warns of slow revenue growth

Shares in Applied Graphene Materials rose 8 per cent on Monday after the company announced its trading performance during the financial year ending 31 July 2015 was ahead of the firm’s expectation. AGM also announced that it was beginning to establish joint development agreements with consumer brands but warned they were not expected to generate significant revenues in 2016. [Read more…]

Haydale receives £450k from UK govt, including “secret” defence project funding

Haydale has been awarded £450,000 in funding from the UK Government to pursue the commercialisation of graphene. This includes a grant from the Ministry of Defence for a "secret" project. Photo: Harland Quarrington

Haydale has been awarded £450,000 in funding from the UK Government to pursue the commercialisation of graphene. This includes a grant from the Ministry of Defence for a “secret” project. Photo: Harland Quarrington

Haydale said on Friday it had been awarded a total of £450,000 by the UK Government, which will be used to fund a number of projects to pioneer the use of graphene and graphene-enhanced composites in various new commercial applications. [Read more…]

Black Rock confirms up to 11.4% graphitic carbon content at Cascade

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Black Rock Mining’s Cascade prospect is located within the company’s Mahenge Project in Tanzania.
The firm is also currently conducting further tests at the site as well as at the adjacent Ulanzi prospect. Photo: Flickr

Black Rock has published assay results from its Cascade site in Tanzania, which shows that material mined at the site contains up to 11.46 per cent total graphitic carbon (TGC), a finding that the company called “excellent”. [Read more…]

Bio-On and Moore Capital ink deal to build €80m PHA bioplastics plant in Brazil

Bio-On and Moore Capital inked a deal to build the only PHA bioplastics production facility in Brazil. The new facility will produce bioplastic from agricultural waste, such as sugarcane. Photo: Flickr

Bio-On and Moore Capital have inked a deal to build the only PHA bioplastics production facility in Brazil. The new facility will produce bioplastic from agricultural waste, such as sugarcane. Photo: Flickr

Bio-On and Moore Capital signed a licensing agreement on Monday to develop the first PHA bioplastics production facility in Brazil, requiring an investment of more than €80 million ($90 million). [Read more…]