Piedmont Lithium

The World’s Best-Located Lithium Project
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Piedmont Lithium is an emerging lithium company focused on the development of its 100%-owned Piedmont Lithium Project in North Carolina, with the goal of becoming a strategic domestic supplier of lithium to the increasing electric vehicle and battery storage markets in the U.S. The Piedmont Lithium Project is located in one of the premier regions in the world for lithium exploration given its favourable geology and ideal location with easy access to infrastructure, power, R&D centers for lithium and battery storage and major high-tech population centres.

Why Piedmont?

  • High-Growth Sector – lithium is a high-growth sector for both consumer products and investors
  • Project That “Checks All The Boxes” – the world’s best located lithium project with strong project fundamentals and ability to rapidly develop the high-grade deposit
  • Strong Board – extremely well credentialled Board with a proven history of developing mineral resource projects and delivering shareholder value
  • Solid Shareholder Base – major shareholders who share the vision for Piedmont to become a new strategic supplier of lithium to the high-growth US market
  • Maiden Resource – Expected Q2 2018
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Ian Middlemas – Chairman
Keith D. Phillips – President & CEO
Anastasios (Taso) Arima – Executive Director
Robert Behets – Non-Executive Director
Levi Mochkin – Non-Executive Director
Mark Pearce – Non-Executive Director

Major Shareholders

NASDAQ Securities Australia Pty Ltd. – 9.48%
AustralianSuper Pty Ltd – 5.64%
Ian Middlemas – 3.61%
Sapphire Chip Pty Ltd – 1.87%
Top 20 Shareholders – 50.50%
Officers and Director – 14.20%

Piedmont Lithium Project

Project Advantages
  • Proximity to downstream markets – located within 15 miles of the only two large scale lithium processing facilities in the U.S. providing potential cost savings and certainty of supply;
  • Existing infrastructure – ready access to high quality roads and rail, low-cost power and skilled labour force; and
  • Stable and investment friendly jurisdiction – stable legal regime, established 9 month permitting process for mining operations with low taxes and no state mining royalties

  • 100% interest in the Piedmont Lithium Project
  • Located approximately 40 kilometres west of Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Located within the world-class Carolina Tin-Spodumene Belt (“TSB”)
  • Along trend to the Hallman Beam and Kings Mountain mines, provided most of the western world’s lithium between 1950 and 1990
  • The TSB has been described as one of the largest lithium provinces in the world

  • Good access to established infrastructure and labour market
    • Access to labour is a significant strategic advantage for Piedmont located outside Charlotte
  • 11.5 GW of large scale power within 50 km of the project
    • McGuire Nuclear Power Station (2.3 GW)
    • Transcontinental Natural Gas Pipeline
  • A major highway just south of the project
    • I-85 Interstate Highway
  • Two nearby railways with access to major international ports, and a major international airport
    • Charlotte/Douglas Int. Airport
Exploration and Geology

  • 4 high-grade Li corridors identified
  • Property consists of 530 contiguous acres
  • Historic drilling (2009/2010) consisted of 19 holes totaling ~1,200 m
  • Phase 1 drilling programme consisted of 12 holes totaling ~1,500 m of drilling and identified 4 corridors or groups of pegmatite swarms within the property
  • 4+ kilometres strike length
  • Pegmatite dikes generally strike northeast with a moderate southeast dip and range in thickness between 5-25m
  • Phase 2 drilling extended a further 3,000m from the initial 9,400m campaign
  • Exploration Target anticipated by year-end

2018 Work Plan and Expected News Flow

  • Comprehensive 20,000m drill programme underway
  • Maiden Resource anticipated Q2 2018
  • Scoping Study commenced January 2018 and results expected Q3 2018
  • Metallurgical studies underway at North Carolina State Mineral Research Laboratory
  • Initial permitting work in process and submissions expected Q4 2018
  • Land consolidation strategy ongoing

Contact Details

WEBSITE: www.piedmontlithium.com

EMAIL: info@piedmontlithium.com

PHONE: +61 8 9322 6322

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