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Investment Case

Transitioning from Lithium Explorer
to Lithium Developer

  • LARGE LITHIUM DEPOSIT, LOW STRIP RATIO, WITH PERMITS IN PLACE
  • CONVENTIONAL SULPHATE PROCESSING ROUTE
  • COMPANY-MAKING ASSET WITH US$1.2BN NPV
  • FAST-GROWING END MARKETS
  • CHINESE LITHIUM MAJOR AND JAPANESE TRADING HOUSE AS STRATEGIC PARTNERS
  • EXPERIENCED MANAGEMENT TEAM 

Positive Economics

 

STAGE 1 INITIAL
CONSTRUCTION
CAPITAL COST

$420M

SIMPLE PAYBACK
STAGE 1

4 YEARS

PRE-TAX

NPV8

$1.25B

NPV0

$3.4B

(based on $11,000/t Li2CO3)

PRE-TAX IRR

26%

AV. OPERATING COSTS

 

>4,000

K2SO4 PRODUCTION

Up to

30,000
TPA

PRE-TAX IRR

NPV8

$802M

NPV0

$2.37B

(based on $11,000/t Li2CO3)

POST-TAX IRR

 

21%

Exploration Upside

 

  • SEVEN OF THE TEN MINING CONCESSIONS (THE 'SONOTA LITHIUM PROJECT') WERE INCLUDED IN THE SONORA FEASIBILITY STUDY PUBLISHED IN JANUARY 2018
  • ADDITIONAL THREE MINING CONCESSIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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