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June 19, 2013

Bladet Vesterålen reports results from Molab: More Graphite in wider deposits than historic drilling & sampling (by NGU) indicated. New Discovery at Trollvatnet.

May 22, 2013 

Nordic Graphite reports results from Graphite Ore Laboratory Test by Morgan Advanced Materials plc

May 5, 2013

2nd best selling car in April in Norway was 100% electric: 455 Nissan Leafs were sold last month (each requiring 40 kg of graphite)

May 2, 2013

Japan now building World's Largest Battery (60 MWh) storing solar energy as part of a Global Trend

April 25, 2013 

At Graphene 2013 conference, Spain, Graphene Batteries AS reveal their graphite supplier to Industrial Minerals

March 21, 2013

China cuts cars fuel consumption to only 6.9 liters per 100 kilometers by 2015 and down further to 5.0 liters by 2020, accd. to REUTERS, Beijing.

March 20, 2013

The newspaper Framtia based in Meløy gives a status report on NG's sister company Meløy Graphite AS.

March 17, 2013

Engineers at Lockheed Martin have just announced a newly-developed Graphene salt filter that could reduce desalinization energy costs by 99 percent. 

March 16, 2013

Scientists from the University of California, Berkeley have made Graphene earphones - lighter and stronger than any other. 

March 1, 2013

Solar Cells made of graphene might reach 60% efficiency, more than double that of Silicon, see MIT Technology Review

February 1, 2013

The Municipal Executive Board ("formannskap") of Sortland unanimously votes to approve landowner agreement with Norwegian Graphite AS ("NG"). The agreement grants NG rights to exploration and extraction of landowners minerals including graphite on properties owned by the municipality including the historic Jennestad Graphite Mines in Sortland.

January 28, 2013

Graphene research & development receives €1 billion in EU flagship scheme. The graphite material is predicted to cause a radical technology shift revolutionizing multiple industries such as renewable energy, transportation and electronics/communication, see

August 17, 2012

Graphite-soaked Lithium Ion battery is fast-charged in minutes. Scientists lay claim to a technology that enables a recharge 30 to 120 times faster than conventional Li-Ion batteries, see

June 27, 2012

The Norwegian national strategy for nanotechnology was lauched by the Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske on the 27th of June. The new strategy is available in Norwegian language Here.

June 7, 2012

There are many ongoing technology wars between competitors in individual countries and competitors cross continents. One of the most interesting ‘conflicts’ has been emerging around graphene, see Graphene: An East vs. West Battle.

May 21, 2012

Is Graphene a "Miracle Material"? Said to be the strongest material ever measured, an improvement upon and a replacement for silicon, and the most conductive material known to man... BBC summarizes

May 11, 2012

Researchers at the College of William & Mary in Virginia have made important advances in technology combining polymers with graphene - opening the door for plastics that are super-strong as well as super-versatile, see lighter, stronger, better Plastics

April 17, 2012

Researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas discovered that Flake Graphite can be used to create a sponge-like material that absorb 100 times its weight of oil while repelling water. This video show its potential for a revolution in Oil-Spill Environmental Cleanups.

January 15, 2012

IBM Develops a Grapite-Based Lithium-Air Battery With a 500-Mile Range for Electric Cars, see Lithium Air Batteries

November 24, 2011

Short film produced by the European Graphene-Flagship initiative, introducing graphene, the 'wonder substance' consisting entirely of Flake Graphite, and set to revolutionise the electronics industry, see Introducing GRAPHENE.

The need for dramatically more Environmentally Friendly Transportation is a primary Driver for the rapidly accelerating Demand for Graphite


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