Sayona Mining Limited Stock Market Press Releases and Company Profile
Corporate Update
Corporate Update

Brisbane, Feb 22, 2024 AEST (ABN Newswire) - North American lithium producer Sayona Mining Limited (googlechartASX:SYA) (googlechartDML:FRA) (googlechartSYAXF:OTCMKTS) has reaffirmed its strategic partnership with Piedmont Lithium (googlechartASX:PLL) (googlechartNASDAQ:PLL) to develop the North American Lithium (NAL) operation in Quebec, Canada, following the announced share sale by Piedmont Lithium of its shareholding in Sayona Mining Limited.

Piedmont announced on 21 February 2024 it had agreed to sell 1,152.2 million Sayona shares for A$0.052 per share. The sale price represented a premium to the 20-day volume weighted average price, resulting in gross proceeds of approximately A$59.9 million for Piedmont.

Piedmont confirmed that the decision to divest "aligns with Piedmont's commitment to maintaining a prudent balance sheet while simultaneously minimising dilution of Piedmont's shareholders." Piedmont added it would "remain fully committed to our joint venture with Sayona, with a particular focus on the ongoing ramp up of North American Lithium."

Piedmont Lithium retains a 25% interest in Sayona Quebec, the entity that owns NAL, and has a long-term offtake agreement with NAL for lithium concentrate.

Sayona's Interim CEO, James Brown commented: "As a joint owner of the NAL operation and a significant customer, Piedmont Lithium remains an important strategic partner for Sayona. We look forward to continuing to collaborate with Piedmont as we optimise our operations at NAL and build a sustainable lithium supply chain to serve the rapidly growing EV and battery market in North America."


About Sayona Mining Limited

Sayona Mining LtdSayona Mining Limited (ASX:SYA) (OTCMKTS:SYAXF) is a North American lithium producer with projects in Quebec, Canada and Western Australia. In Quebec, Sayona's assets comprise North American Lithium together with the Authier Lithium Project and its emerging Tansim Lithium Project, supported by a strategic partnership with American lithium developer Piedmont Lithium Inc. (ASX:PLL). Sayona also holds a 60% stake in the Moblan Lithium Project in northern Quebec.

In Western Australia, the Company holds a large tenement portfolio in the Pilbara region
prospective for gold and lithium. Sayona is exploring for Hemi-style gold targets in the world-class Pilbara region, while its lithium projects include Company-owned leases and those subject to a joint venture with Morella Corporation (ASX:1MC). 

 

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Contact

James Brown
Executive Director/Interim CEO
Email: info@sayonamining.com.au

Anthony Fensom
Republic PR
Ph: +61 (0)407 112 623
Email: anthony@republicpr.com.au



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