mining sri graphite

  • Sri Lankan graphite mines – Graeme Newing

    Aug 23, 2015 · Sri Lanka currently produces (I believe) about 5,000 tpa of graphite. The mines are all small scale unmechanised underground operations using airleg stoping. A few of the operators have already produced graphene from their graphite and most are planning to increase output.

  • Exotic Isle - Graphite in Sri Lanka - InvestorIntel

    Jun 17, 2014 · To most mining mavens, Sri Lanka was a land of mystery, onerous state intervention and certainly not one of mining. Sri Lankan graphite deposits are some of the richest on the planet. Under British colonial rule in the early 1900s, the nation was a significant graphite producer and exporter ...

  • Margosa – A mineral exploration and development company

    Graphite mining in Sri Lanka can be traced back to the 1840s and at one stage the country accounted for more than a third of global production. Many of the historic workings in Sri Lanka's south-west, where the activity was focused, still contain significant mineralisation and much of the ground has not been explored using modern techniques.