Ecograf gets Rockingham ground

THE first battery graphite manufacturing facility to be built outside China will likely be built in Rockingham after Ecograf executed an agreement with the Western Australian government over 6.7 hectares of land in the Kwinana-Rockingham Industrial Area.

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Frank Marra (left), Robert Pett, Andrew Spinks, Bill Johnston, Mark McGowan and Howard Rae at the Rockingham site.  

The US$72 (A$102) million 20,000 tonne per annum facility will be located 30km south of Perth in the area the WA government is trying to turn into lithium valley.