Graphite: still the most under-appreciated battery material
It was round about this time last year that I was banging the table on graphite. In my leader for February 2019’s issue of Battery Materials Review I forecast that graphite was set to outperform the other battery materials in 2019. You’re probably laughing now. After all of last year’s well-publicised weakness in the graphite price and Syrah Resources’ (ASX:SYR) travails. But the truth is that even though it was down 31% for the calendar year, battery-grade graphite, as we record in our Materials Round-up section, still charted mid-table performance among battery material prices, and non-battery grade large and jumbo...