Leading Edge Materials, formerly Flinders Resources, acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Tasman Metals via a plan of arrangement in August 2016.
LEM is a Canadian public company (TSX.v:LEM; OTCQB: LEMIF), but its principal assets of are located in Scandinavia. LEM’s core investments are matched to high growth markets, linked to the global shift to low-carbon energy generation and energy storage. LEM's assets and research focus are towards the raw materials for Li-ion batteries (graphite, lithium, high purity aluminium); materials for high thermal efficiency building products (graphite, silica, nepheline); and materials that improve the efficiency of energy generation (dysprosium, neodymium, hafnium).
The company is the 100% owner of the Woxna graphite mine and processing facility located in Sweden. The fully permitted Woxna facility was restarted in July 2014 and produced natural flake graphite concentrate until spring 2015.
The company has two key initiatives to produce high purity spherical graphite and graphene to position its Woxna graphite mine as a leading supplier to the current and future graphite and graphene industries. It is supplying graphite ore to Sweden's 2D Fab AB.