Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania

Lindi Jumbo, Tanzania’s first graphite mine prepares for start-up

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Issue 478 - 09 Feb 2023 - By Marc Howard | 7 minute read

A front-runner in helping East Africa to meet its ambitions to tap vast graphite reserves, Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)-listed Walkabout Resources’ 40,000 t/yr Lindi Jumbo graphite project has reached an advanced stage of development. Its developer told African Energy that the project had been boosted by President Samia Suluhu Hassan’s market-oriented reforms and by robust global demand, which is supporting Tanzanian ambitions to become a significant supplier of the critical mineral. The project and graphite's role in the energy transition is analysed by Marc Howard in Dar es Salaam.



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