Piedmont Lithium Gets Federal Permit to Develop Mine

Piedmont Lithium Gets Federal Permit to Develop Mine

Piedmont Lithium announced that it has received a Section 404 permit to develop its mine in North Carolina, USA.

Piedmont Lithium (ASX:PLL,NASDAQ:PLL) announced that it has received a Clean Water Act Section 404 Standard Individual Permit from the US Army Corps of Engineers for the company’s 100 percent owned Piedmont Lithium project in North Carolina, USA.

As quoted in the press release:

Keith D. Phillips, president and chief executive officer, commented: “Securing a Section 404 Individual Permit is a major milestone for any natural resource project in the United States, and we are very pleased to have received this authorization. I want to thank our team members and advisors who have worked so diligently and cooperatively throughout this rigorous process, and also express our thanks to the Army Corps of Engineers for the highly professional manner in which they have approached this project from day one. We will now move forward with the permitting of our chemical plant operations during 2020. Our project is unique in being the only spodumene-to-hydroxide project in the United States, and now also stands out as the most advanced American lithium project from a permitting perspective. We are very excited about the important milestones ahead of us as we look to deliver a DFS for a fully permitted integrated project by the end of 2020.”

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Petratherm Limited Announces Filing of Early Warning Report Related to the Disposition of Common Shares of Outback Goldfields Corp.

Petratherm Limited (ASX: PTR) (“Petratherm”) announces that it has filed an early warning report (the “Report”) announcing that it has disposed of 33,333,333 common shares (the “Disposed Shares”) of Outback Goldfields Corp. (CSE:OZ) (formerly, Skarb Exploration Corp.) (“Outback Goldfields“). Petratherm acquired the Disposed Shares as consideration for the sale of its gold projects located in Victoria, Australia. Unless permitted under securities legislation, Petratherm must not trade the common shares before April 16, 2021. Following the expiry of this restriction period, Petratherm distributed all of the Disposed Shares in specie to its shareholders effective today. Following the disposition of the Disposed Shares, Petratherm holds nil shares of Outback Goldfields.

This press release is being issued pursuant to National Instrument 62-103 – The Early Warning System and Related Take-Over Bids and Insider Reporting Issues in connection with the filing of the Report by Petratherm.

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Once the merger is complete, the new company will become a top five lithium chemicals company globally — and top three outside of China — with production capacity of around 40,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent per year.

“The merged entity’s growth opportunities in both brine and hard rock position it uniquely to take advantage of expected rising EV demand for lithium,” Galaxy Chairman Martin Rowley said.

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This is where conscious investors look to the cleantech sector, which covers everything from renewable energy to low-emission technologies to water technology to battery storage and more.

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The announcement can be viewed at:
https://www2.asx.com.au/markets/trade-our-cash-market/announcements.gxy

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