Piedmont Lithium to Provide Portfolio Update at May Industry Conferences

Piedmont Lithium to Provide Portfolio Update at May Industry Conferences

PRESS RELEASE  |  May 2, 2023  |  NASDAQ:PLL  |  ASX:PLL

NAL production restart, first shipments to Tesla and LG Chem, near-term revenue potential among key topics

Belmont, North Carolina, May 2, 2023Piedmont Lithium Inc. (“Piedmont” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:PLL; ASX:PLL), a leading global developer of lithium resources, announced executive participation in the following industry conferences in May:

  • Macquarie Australia Conference – Sydney Australia, May 2-4
  • Citi Energy & Climate Technology Conference – Boston, Massachusetts, May 9-10
  • Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration – New York, New York, May 9
  • Canaccord Genuity Global Metals & Mining Conference – Palm Desert, California, May 10-12
  • Deutsche Bank NDR – virtual, May 15
  • Evercore Battery Metals Conference – New York, New York, May 17
  • B. Riley 23rd Annual Institutional Investor Conference – Beverly Hills, California, May 24-25
  • KeyBanc 2023 Industrials & Basic Materials Conference – Boston, Massachusetts, May 30-June 1

Piedmont President and Chief Executive Officer Keith Phillips said updating the industry and investors on Piedmont’s global portfolio of lithium projects is particularly timely given the Company’s potential for near-term revenue generation. “We are keenly focused on first commercial shipments from North American Lithium, targeted for Q3, and we look forward to bringing these lithium resources to the market through our offtake agreements with Tesla and LG Chem. We are pleased with the project economics demonstrated by the Tennessee Lithium definitive feasibility study as we advance toward a definitive feasibility study for the Ewoyaa Lithium Project and the permitting and approval process for Carolina Lithium.”

To view Piedmont’s updated corporate presentation, click here.

About Piedmont Lithium 

Piedmont Lithium (Nasdaq:PLL; ASX:PLL) is developing a world-class, multi-asset, integrated lithium business focused on enabling the transition to a net zero world and the creation of a clean energy economy in North America. Our goal is to become one of the largest lithium hydroxide producers in North America by processing spodumene concentrate produced from assets where we hold an economic interest. Our projects include our Carolina Lithium and Tennessee Lithium projects in the United States and partnerships in Quebec with Sayona Mining (ASX:SYA) and in Ghana with Atlantic Lithium (AIM:ALL; ASX:A11). These geographically diversified operations will enable us to play a pivotal role in supporting America’s move toward energy independence and the electrification of transportation and energy storage. For more information, follow us on Twitter @PiedmontLithium and visit www.piedmontlithium.com.

Piedmont Lithium Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of or as described in securities legislation in the United States and Australia, including statements regarding exploration, development, and construction activities of Sayona Mining, Atlantic Lithium and Piedmont; current plans for Piedmont’s mineral and chemical processing projects; strategy; and strategy. Such forward-looking statements involve substantial and known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other risk factors, many of which are beyond our control, and which may cause actual timing of events, results, performance or achievements and other factors to be materially different from the future timing of events, results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such risk factors include, among others: (i) that Piedmont, Sayona Mining, or Atlantic Lithium will be unable to commercially extract mineral deposits, (ii) that Piedmont’s, Sayona Mining’s or Atlantic Lithium’s properties may not contain expected reserves, (iii) risks and hazards inherent in the mining business (including risks inherent in exploring, developing, constructing and operating mining projects, environmental hazards, industrial accidents, weather or geologically related conditions), (iv) uncertainty about Piedmont’s ability to obtain required capital to execute its business plan, (v) Piedmont’s ability to hire and retain required personnel, (vi) changes in the market prices of lithium and lithium products, (vii) changes in technology or the development of substitute products, (viii) the uncertainties inherent in exploratory, developmental and production activities, including risks relating to permitting, zoning and regulatory delays related to our projects as well as the projects of our partners in Quebec and Ghana, (ix) uncertainties inherent in the estimation of lithium resources, (x) risks related to competition, (xi) risks related to the information, data and projections related to Sayona Mining or Atlantic Lithium, (xii) occurrences and outcomes of claims, litigation and regulatory actions, investigations and proceedings, (xiii) risks regarding our ability to achieve profitability, enter into and deliver product under supply agreements on favorable terms, our ability to obtain sufficient financing to develop and construct our projects, our ability to comply with governmental regulations and our ability to obtain necessary permits, and (xiv) other uncertainties and risk factors set out in filings made from time to time with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Australian Securities Exchange, including Piedmont’s most recent filings with the SEC. The forward-looking statements, projections and estimates are given only as of the date of this press release and actual events, results, performance, and achievements could vary significantly from the forward-looking statements, projections and estimates presented in this press release. Readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Piedmont disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly such forward-looking statements, projections, and estimates, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Additionally, Piedmont, except as required by applicable law, undertakes no obligation to comment on analyses, expectations or statements made by third parties in respect of Piedmont, its financial or operating results or its securities.

For further information, contact:

Erin Sanders
SVP, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
T: +1 704 575 2549
E: esanders@piedmontlithium.com