Natural graphite is one of the minerals defined critical for the EU economy. It is used for refractory applications, brake pads, carbon brushes for electric motors, foundries, as a dry lubricant, for steel manufacturing and in battery industry, for anode manufacturing. Natural graphite is one of the most common materials used in battery anodes, thanks to its abundance, low cost, long cycle life and conductive properties.
The electrification of society and battery industry decisions have a significant impact on the extent in which climate targets can be achieved. The National Battery Strategy 2025 presents the means by which Finland can develop into a competitive, competent and sustainable part of the global battery industry. The foundation for all this is to promote sustainable battery production and electrification.
Standard for Sustainable Exploration
Grafintec Oy has undertaken to adhere to the guidelines of the mineral exploration accountability system, renewed in 2021, where companies have undertaken to adhere policies sustainable for nature, people and economy.