Syrah Resources completes furnace installation to enable AAM production at Vidalia

Australia-based graphite miner Syrah Resources has completed the installation of a furnace at its active anode material (AAM) project in US city of Vidalia, Louisiana, a significant milestone on its path to becoming a vertically integrated producer of natural graphite AAM outside of China, the company announced on Monday March 22.

Syrah Resources produced and coated purified spherical graphite, which was toll treated to AAM at Vidalia in the fourth quarter of 2020. The currently installed furnace will be used for fully integrated AAM production, the company said. “This milestone further positions Syrah as the most progressed ex-China option for vertically integrated supply of natural graphite AAM for US and European battery makers and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers),” Syrah managing director and...


Sybil Pan

March 22, 2021

09:15 GMT