Mining News, the weekly mining newspaper for Alaska and Canada’s North, notes Graphite One Resources Inc. (TSX-V:GPH | OTCQX:GPHOF) recently released a report by AIDEA Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) that assessed potential locations in western Alaska for refinement of graphite into advanced-materials, such as coated spherical graphite used in lithium-ion batteries.
An excerpt, as well as link to the full article can be found below.
AIDEA finds potential sites for Alaska-based graphite refinery
The report comes on the heels of a memorandum of understanding between AIDEA and Graphite One to explore opportunities to collaborate on the development of the Graphite One project. “Tapping AIDEA’s expertise in helping us assess potential refinery sites is the first step towards making Alaska a key player in the clean-tech energy sector,” said Graphite One CEO Anthony Huston.