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First Graphite Announces Official Opening of Commercial Graphene Facility

Company”) (ASX:FGR) is pleased to advise its Commercial Graphene Facility (CGF) was officially opened by Mr Josh Wilson MP, Federal Member for Fremantle on Thursday 23 November 2017.

The opening was attended by approximately forty guests, including professors from the three university partners with which FGR collaborates.

In his remarks at the opening FGR Chairman, Warwick Grigor stated “This Facility represents both the completion of one journey and the commencement of another.”. Mr Grigor went on to explain the first part of the journey had commenced in May 2015 when testing of FGR’s was undertaken at the University of Adelaide. “The tests were done, and they confirmed that not only could graphene be recovered, but of the 50 or more types of graphite that Professor Dusan Losic and his team had tested, the vein graphite gave the best results.

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