African graphite explorer NGX has appointed Peter Fox and Surinder Ghag to lead and manage the company’s downstream qualification processes and development strategy for producing battery anode material from its natural flake projects in Malawi.

With these appointments, NGX’s plans to establish a downstream processing pathway to supply anode materials for lithium-ion battery production, taking advantage of the exceptional natural qualities of its low-impurity and low cost graphite projects, due to their soft friable saprolite geology.