Northern Graphite’s Greg Bowes on opening a battery research and testing facility

"Northern has a big advantage in the battery market due to proprietary purification and coating technologies and the highest percentage of battery grade production. " -- Greg Bowes, B.Sc., MBA, CEO & Director -- Northern Graphite Corp. November 19, 2014 — In a special InvestorIntel interview, Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher for InvestorIntel interviews Greg Bowes of Northern Graphite Corp. (TSXV: NGC | OTCQX: NGPHF) on their recent news surrounding Northern Graphite opening a source battery research and testing facility. Tracy Weslosky: You just recently announced some very exciting news about a…

Energizer, Deveron and Great Lakes Graphite move north in spite of a sluggish market

Graphite Market Review — The Graphite & Graphene market remained sluggish for the graphite sector in general and, on average, the share price of InvestorIntel graphite members dropped 3.84% in the week ending on November 14. However, some companies bucked the trend and posted strong gains rebounded and the biggest gainer was Energizer Resources (‘Energizer’, TSXV: EGZ | OTCQX: ENZR), whose stock went up +13.33% in Toronto trading. Energizer’s exploration and development joint venture partner, Malagasy Minerals (ASX: MGY) announced that it had begun drilling several graphite zones, formally launching its…

Alabama Graphite and the geological anomalies that promise success

Alabama Graphite Corp. (‘AGC’, TSXV: ALP | OTCQX: ABGPF), which is developing the Coosa and Bama graphite projects in Alabama, has been very active during this fall in advancing the programs. Alabama Graphite has 42,000 acres of property in central Alabama, located along a historic graphite belt. Alabama Graphite will be exploring five new targets over the next few months based on identified ‘anomalies’ that hold significant promise for large flake graphite.  At Coosa, AGC, has been evaluating new exploration targets identified during flight and ground survey activity. So far, the…

China’s 2014 exports of rare earth permanent magnet expects to reach a new high

According to data from the General Administration of Customs, China's exports of rare earth permanent magnet increased by 22.9% year-on-year to 21,543.83 tons, with the total valued of US$ 1229.51 million or the average price was at US$57.1 per kg in the first nine months of 2014. Of which the volume of rare earth magnets was at 16,225.80 tons, NdFeB magnetic powder was at 4067.98 tons, other NdFeB alloys was at 284.53 tons and NdFeB magnet film was at 965.52 tons. The figures clearly shows the country's exports will reach a…

The competitive resource acquisition model of Deveron

November 12, 2014 — In a special InvestorIntel interview, Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher for InvestorIntel interviews David MacMillan, MSc and Board member of Deveron Resources Ltd. (TSXV: DVR)  about their latest zinc and graphite acquisition and the opportunities for additional investments opportunities in the existing marketplace. Tracy Weslosky: Today I have the pleasure of speaking with David MacMillan of Deveron Resources Ltd. (TSXV: DVR). How are you today? David MacMillan: Good Tracy. How are you? Tracy Weslosky: Now I really like Deveron Resources' story and I hope InvestorIntel audience members are…

Northern Graphite and Graphite One lead the graphite sector in the first week of November

Graphite Market Review — Northern Graphite Corporation (TSXV: NGC | OTCQX: NGPHF) was one of the few market movers for the week ending on November 7, 2014, gaining 11.84%  in Toronto and 9.45% at the OTCQX. The gains contrast with the combined average performance for Graphite companies (members of InvestorIntel) of -2.19%. Graphite One (TSXV: GPH | OTCQX: GPHOF) rose 4.35% in Toronto and 16% at the OTC; Great Lakes Graphite (TSXV: GLK) gained rose 7.69%, Focus Graphite rose 5.88% in Toronto and 5.26% at the OTC while Deveron Resources gained…

Getting real on market reality.

There is a real in the media, and then there is the real-real. Text message on my PDA at dawn yesterday from Bourne Trader reads: “nailed the crude bounce…now awaiting the stock reversal (just a little dip before the rally into Xmas).” Counter this from several sources asking about the “obituary” of Company X in the rare earths sector, not to mention the sound of vultures smacking their lips as another public market tree hits the ground on the TSX Venture Exchange….the best part of present conditions is it is a…

One of the “most promising” graphite companies in North America

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Great Lakes Graphite (‘Great Lakes’, TSXV: GLK) is rapidly emerging as one of the most promising graphite companies in North America. Great Lakes’ management has invested at the better part of a decade in studying the graphite market to determine what customers need in order to understand what makes a great deposit. Accordingly, Great Lakes has chosen a great deposit that will be able to supply an immense amount of flake graphite to North American customers as well as the area right around the Great Lakes. Great Lakes acquired its Lochaber…

Good ZEN and high DVR performance not enough to drive graphite sector in October

Graphite Market Review — Zenyatta Ventures (‘Zenyatta’, TSXV: ZEN | OTCQX: ZENYF) was one of the few graphite companies to experience some ‘ZEN’ in October, gaining 16.58% in Toronto and 15.18% at the OTCQX. Zenyatta can boast a graphite deposit that is entirely different than the vast majority of its competitors, which have flake graphite. Its geological formation, through igneous hydrothermal processes, accounts for a superior purity and crystallinity. The Albany project, located in northern Ontario, is the largest & only, “high purity’ hydrothermal graphite deposit being developed in the world.…

Triton’s Nicanda Hill the largest graphite and vanadium deposit in the world

October 31, 2014 -- Tracy Weslosky, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of InvestorIntel speaks to Brad Boyle, Managing Director for Triton Minerals (‘Triton’, ASX: TON) about its October 21 maiden JORC compliant mineral resource announcement that its Nicanda Hill graphite deposit at the Balama North project in Mozambique may well be “the largest graphite-vanadium deposit in the world at nearly 1.5 billion tons” at an average grade of 10.7% graphitic carbon (gc) and 0.27% vanadium pentoxide. Not only is the resource the largest in the world, it is also of the highest quality.…
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Graphene used to create cheap, flexible solar cells

November 19, 2014 (Source: New Electronics) -- Cheap, flexible dye sensitised solar cells could soon be on the way thanks to researchers in the US. A team from Rice University, led by materials scientist Jun Lou, has created a novel cathode from nanotubes that were bonded to graphene. The method extends a stream of nanotechnology research carried out at Rice…

Alabama Graphite Announces Additional Results Showing Large Flakes and High Purities Across All Flake Sizes from its Bama Mine Project in Alabama, USA

November 18, 2014 (Source: Accesswire) -- Alabama Graphite Corp. ("Alabama Graphite" or the "Company") (TSX-V:ALP) (OTCQX:ABGPF) (FRANKFURT: 1AG WKN: A1J35M) (ISIN# CA0102931080) is pleased to announce metallurgical results from three new composite samples taken from the upper 50 feet of the pit walls at the prior producing Bama Mine Project in Chilton County, Alabama. Using only simple floatation (without optimization, chemical or…

Graphite One Raises an Additional $1.3MM After Closing $4.978MM

November 17, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Graphite One Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GPH) (OTCQX:GPHOF) ("Graphite One" or the "Company") Following the closing of a private placement with gross proceeds totaling $4.978 million (see September 30, 2014 news release), the Company is pleased to announce, subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval, an additional non-brokered private placement to raise gross proceeds of up to $1.3…

Alabama Graphite Issues Progress Report on Fall Exploration Program at Coosa and Bama Mine Graphite Projects, Alabama

November 14, 2014 (Source: Accesswire) -- Alabama Graphite Corp. (the "Company") (TSX-V:ALP) (OTCQX:ABGPF) (FRANKFURT: 1AG WKN: A1J35M) (ISIN# CA0102931080) is pleased to issue a progress report for both its Coosa and Bama Mine Graphite Projects in Alabama, USA. The Fall exploration program is intended to evaluate new areas at both of the Company's two advanced stage projects. At the Coosa Project, surface…

Great Lakes Graphite Provides Clarification Regarding First Tranche of Private Placement

November 13, 2014 (Source: Newsfile) -- Great Lakes Graphite Inc. (TSXV: GLK) ("Great Lakes" the "Company") wishes to provide clarification regarding its news release of November 11, 2013. On that date, the Company announced that it had closed on the first tranche of a previously announced private placement (the "Offering") and specified "units" instead of "flow-through units". The corrected paragraph follows: The…

Grafoid Inc. Wins the Kingston Chamber of Commerce “New Business of the Year Award” 2014 While Grafoid’s Braille Battery, Inc. Wins SEMA’s New Product of the Year

November 12, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Grafoid Inc. is pleased and honoured to announce its recent win of the 2014 New Business of the Year by the Kingston Chamber of Commerce. The Award was presented at the Chamber's 19th annual Business Achievement Awards Gala. Nominations were solicited from members of the Kingston business community and a judging panel of community partners and…

Great Lakes Graphite Closes First Tranche of Private Placement

November 11, 2014 (Source: Newsfile) -- Great Lakes Graphite Inc. (TSXV: GLK) ( "Great Lakes" the "Company"), is pleased to announce that the Company has closed on the first tranche of its previously announced private placement by issuing 7,750,000 units at a price of $0.10 per unit for gross proceeds of $775,00.00. Each unit consists of one common share and one share…

Alabama Graphite and The University of Alabama Formally Engage in Research Collaboration

November 11, 2014 (Source: Accesswire) -- Alabama Graphite Corp. ("Alabama Graphite" or the "Company") (TSXV:ALP) (OTCQX:ABGPF) (FRANKFURT: 1AG WKN: A1J35M) (ISIN# CA0102931080) is pleased to announce that it has been collaborating under a Sponsored Research Agreement with The University of Alabama. The Company has teamed up with the lab of Dr. Nitin Chopra, Associate Professor in the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department…

Graphite One Announces Stock Option Grant

November 10, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Graphite One Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GPH)(OTCQX:GPHOF) ("Graphite One" or the "Company") announces that the board of directors of the Company has approved an incentive stock option grant to directors, officers and consultants of the Company for the purchase of 5,350,000 shares of Graphite One at an exercise price of $0.13 per share, all vesting immediately and…

Northern Graphite Creates Open Source Battery Research and Testing Facility

November 10, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Company Targets Better and Lower Cost Batteries Northern Graphite Corporation (TSX VENTURE:NGC)(OTCQX:NGPHF) announces that in partnership with Coulometrics LLC, it has opened a lithium ion battery ("LiB") research and testing facility. The facility will focus on developing and testing improved natural graphite based anode materials for LiBs with the goal of improving battery performance, reducing costs…

Graphite One Completes 2014 Field Program; All 22 Holes Intersect Visible Graphite Mineralization

November 10, 2014 (Source: Graphite One Resources Inc.) -- Graphite One Resources Inc. (GPH: TSX-V, GPHOF: OTCQX) ("Graphite One" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has completed its 2014 field program (see press release dated August 27, 2014). Highlights 20 diamond core drill holes completed to  evaluate vertical and lateral continuity of the graphite mineralization Drilling will be utilized to…

Energizer Resources Appoints Industry Experts as Independent Directors

November 6, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) -- Energizer Resources Inc. (TSX:EGZ) (OTCQX:ENZR) (WKN:A1CXW3) (“Energizer” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointments of Mr. Dean Comand and Mr. Dalton Larson as independent members to the Board of Directors of Energizer. Both individuals are highly respected in their fields and have significant and relevant mining industry experience, which will be invaluable for the…

Great Lakes Graphite Tests Confirm High Purity of Graphite at Lochaber Property

November 6, 2014 (Source: Newsfile) -- Great Lakes Graphite Inc. (TSXV: GLK) ("Great Lakes Graphite" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the following update on flotation concentration tests for the Company's Lochaber Graphite property in Quebec, being conducted by Process Research ORTECH ("PRO") at their facilities in Mississauga, Ontario. The tests were completed by PRO on a composite sample of graphite…

Great Lakes Graphite Announces Private Placement

November 5, 2014 (Source: Newsfile) -- Great Lakes Graphite Inc. (TSXV: GLK) (“Great Lakes” or the “Company”) wishes to announce a new non-brokered private-placement offering of up to a total of twenty-one (21) million units of Company equity. The private placement will comprise two separate unit offerings (collectively the “Offering”). The first will include an offering of 12,500,000 flow-through units (each a…

Elcora Resources Appoints Jack Lifton to Advisory Board and Private Placement Update

October 30, 2014 (Source: Accesswire) -- Troy Grant, President and CEO of ELCORA RESOURCES CORP. (TSXV:ERA), (the "Company" or "Elcora"), is pleased to announce: Creation of Advisory Board and Appointment of Jack Lifton Elcora has established an advisory board to bring added technical and marketing depth to support our management team. Jack Lifton has accepted the first appointment to Elcora's advisory…
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