Piedmont Lithium Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company"), a leading, diversified developer of lithium resources required to enable the U.S. electric vehicle supply chain, today announced that Piedmont's partner, Atlantic Lithium (AIM: ALL), recently announced completion of a Mineral Resource estimate update for the Ewoyaa Project in Cape Coast, Ghana totaling 30.1 million metric tonnes @ 1.26% Li2O.
Piedmont has an earn-in right to a 50% interest in Atlantic Lithium's Ghanaian projects including Ewoyaa and the Company holds an equity interest of approximately 10% in Atlantic Lithium. The updated Mineral Resource estimate, including 20.5 Mt @ 1.29% Li2O of Indicated Resources, was reported in accordance with JORC Code (2012) standards.
"We're very pleased with the reported increase in Mineral Resources for the Ewoyaa Project, notably the increase in Mineral Resources in the Indicated category" said Piedmont's Chief Operating Officer, Patrick Brindle. Mr. Brindle added, "The Ewoyaa Project is one of the best located spodumene project in Africa, and its development is fundamental to our growth strategy as an important source of spodumene concentrate for our LHP-2 Project. We look forward to Atlantic Lithium's completion of a prefeasibility study for the Ewoyaa Project, which will both increase the level of engineering definition for the Project as well as provide important data needed to advance regulatory approvals for the Project."