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…]

Alabama Graphite begins construction of processing plant to create battery-grade graphite

Alabama Graphite believes that the pilot plant will produce multiple tons of graphite concentrate by the end of this year, which can then be used to create speciality graphite products. Photo: Alabama Graphite

Alabama Graphite believes that the pilot plant will produce multiple tons of graphite concentrate by the end of this year, which can then be used to create speciality graphite products. Photo: Alabama Graphite

Alabama Graphite has started the construction of a pilot graphite processing plant at its Coosa graphite site, as it seeks to produce “multiple tons” of graphite concentrate for enhanced graphite products, such as battery-grade spherical graphite, by the end of this year. [Read more…]