Uley 2 at a Glance

Project Overview

Status: DFS completed for Uley 2 Stage 1

Location: Eyre Peninsula, SA; 20km west-south-west of Port Lincoln

Government approvals: All approvals obtained pursuant to Program for Environment Protection and Rehabilitation

Scheduled start of development: Q2 2022

Stage 1 mine life: 12 years

Stage 1 production level: Uley 2 processing plant will produce a minimum of 55,000 tonnes of high purity coarse flake.

Graphite mineral processing: Liberation of graphite particles through crushing and grinding followed by floatation and polishing sections. Multi-stage polishing critical to enhanced flake graphite recoveries and maximising purity and coarse flake size.

Graphite beneficiated to 99%: Following mineral processing, graphite flakes will be beneficiated to 99% utilising Sunlands Co. technology. DFS for beneficiate process to be completed by mid 2022.

Offtake agreements in place: Binding offtake agreement executed with Swiss trading group MRI Trading AG for 100% of Uley 2 production for a minimum of 5 years.

Definitive Feasibility, Reserves & Resources

Definitive Feasibility Study & Mining Study Highlights

Life of Mine key economic and financial input parameters and modifying factors

Process Plant Feed 500,000 tonnes per annum
Graphitic carbon grade 11.89%
Graphitic carbon recovery 84%
Concentrate purity >97% total graphitic carbon (TGC) for coarse flake
Processing Cost A$55.3 per tonne
Mining Cost A$2.5/t milled at surface plus 5c for every 4m
Operating Costs (ex working) A$439 dmt
Product Price US$919 dmt

Base case Uley 2, stage 1 delivers robust project economics. Further optimisation work including beneficiation study to increase the flake purity to >99% greatly enhances project economics.

Location Map
ML 5562

Area: 187.5ha
Expiry: 1 October 2021

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ML 5561

Area: 22ha
Expiry: 1 October 2021

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RL 66

Area: 22ha
Expiry: 16 March 2024

3 of 8
RL 67

Area: 44ha
Expiry: 16 March 2024

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Major exploration target Included within EL 6224
Area: 75km2
Expiry: Renewal Pending 5 of 8
Major exploration target Included within EL 6224
Area: 75km2
Expiry: Renewal Pending 6 of 8
Major exploration target Included within EL 6224
Area: 75km2
Expiry: Renewal Pending 7 of 8
Major exploration target Included within EL 6224
Area: 75km2
Expiry: Renewal Pending 8 of 8

Mineral Resource estimate for Uley 2 (3.5% total graphitic carbon cut-off)

Resource Classification Tonnes
(kt)
TGC
(%)
Density
(t/m3)
TGC
(kt)
Uley 3 Inferred 900 6.6 2.1 59
Uley 3 Total 900 6.6 2.1 59
Uley 2 Measured 800 15.6 2.1 125
Indicated 4,200 10.4 2.1 435
Inferred 1,300 10.5 2.2 137
Uley 2 Total 6,300 11.1 2.1 697
Uley Project
Total
TOTAL 7,200 10.5 2.1 757

Significant resource expansion potential within the Uley 2 resource envelope. In addition, extensional drilling of Uley 2 South, Uley 3 and Uley South supports multi-decade resource expansion.

This is our resource expansion path.

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