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Tirupati Graphite opens second mine in Madagascar at Vatomina Project

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Tirupati Graphite plc, a fully integrated specialist graphite producer and graphene developer with operations in Madagascar and India, has opened its second mine in Madagascar at the Vatomina Project, where it remains on track to start commissioning the first 9,000 tpa processing plant in Q2 2021.

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NextSource Materials to collaborate on battery anode plant in Madagascar with Japanese and Chinese partners

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executed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with its Japanese offtake partner and a leading Chinese processor of graphite anode material to collaborate on the construction of a value-add, battery anode plant in a jurisdiction that is proximal to the Company’s Molo graphite project in Madagascar. Canada-based NextSource Materials Inc. Mt at 7.02%C.

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Benchmark: flake graphite production in Africa set to overtake China this decade

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Graphite mine in Madagascar. In contrast, China is set to fall from 68% to 35%, according to Benchmark’s Flake Graphite Forecast. The increased supply from Africa could help diversify global battery supply chains, if processing capacity is built outside of China.

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Tirupati Graphite to acquire strategic Mozambique graphite projects from Battery Minerals

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The project’s graphite product basket is a mix of jumbo, large and small flake, complementing Tirupati’s existing mix of predominantly jumbo and large flake graphite products from Madagascar. The new acquisition will complement Tirupati’s two primary graphite projects in Madagascar. Background.

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Topsoe launches TITAN steam reforming catalyst series with boosted reliability and efficiency

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and a hexagonal crystal structure found in high-grade metamorphic rocks on Madagascar. The TITAN series offers improved performance and longer catalyst lifetime due to their hibonite-rich composition. Hibonite is a mineral with a hardness of 7.5–8.0

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Bass Metals to acquire San Jorge lithium brine project in Argentina

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Along with Bass’ graphite assets in Madagascar, Bass considers the San Jorge project as a logical addition to its asset base and to its strategy to be an integrated supplier of both anode and cathode materials. Bass has exposure to both.

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