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Salt Lake Potash Limited
12 June 2017

12 June 2017






Directorate Change

Salt Lake Potash Limited (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Bryn Jones as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.


Mr Jones is a Chemical Engineer with over 20 years' management experience in industrial processing in commercial and mining operations around the world, including potash and phosphate projects. Mr Jones has been closely involved with the development of the Goldfields Salt Lakes Project to date, as a senior consultant and Project Manager.


Mr Jason Baverstock has advised that he will today step down as a Director of the Company upon Mr Jones' appointment, to pursue other interests. Mr Baverstock was a founding director of Australia Salt Lake Potash Pty Ltd, which secured the original sulphate of potash projects acquired by the Company. The Board would like to thank him for his important contribution to the excellent progress achieved with the Goldfields Salt Lakes Project since the acquisition by the Company.


The Company's CEO, Mr Matt Syme, said "We are very pleased to appoint Mr Jones to the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr Jones has a deep understanding of the Company's projects and the technical elements of brine processing and will continue to be an important part of the Company's success. We also thank Mr Baverstock for his efforts as a founder and Director of the Company and wish him all the best with his future endeavours."


Mr Bryn Llywelyn Jones (aged 39) is, or has been, a director or partner of the following companies or partnerships during the past five years:


Current directorships and partnerships

Former directorships and partnerships

Fish Hawk Resources Pty Limited

Energia Minerals Limited

Fowler Resources Pty Limited

Queensland Mines Pty Limited

Lagoon Creek Resources Pty Limited

TRK Resources Pty Limited

Tackle Resources Pty Limited

UEQ Investments Pty Limited

Westmoreland Resources Pty Limited

G E Resources Pty Limited

PhosEnergy Limited

Inception Consulting Engineers Pty Limited

Uranium Equities Limited

Inception Group Pty Limited

Urtek LLC

PhosEnergy Inc.

Hydro Resources Inc.

Boswell Inception Pte Limited

UFP Investments LLC


Mr Jones owns 200,000 performance rights under the Salt Lake Potash Limited Performance Rights Plan, which was approved by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting ("AGM") on 30 November 2016. The Performance Rights, which entitle the recipient to acquire Salt Lake Potash ordinary shares at nil cost, are subject to various performance conditions (including Pre-Feasibility Study, Definitive Feasibility Study, Project Construction and Production milestones) to be satisfied prior to the relevant expiry dates between 30 June 2018 and 30 June 2021. Mr Jones currently holds no ordinary shares in the capital of the Company.


There is no further information required to be disclosed in respect of the appointment of Mr Jones pursuant to Schedule 2 (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.


For further information please visit or contact:


Sam Cordin

Salt Lake Potash Limited

Tel: +61 8 9322 6322

Colin Aaronson/Richard Tonthat/Daniel Bush

Grant Thornton UK LLP (Nominated Adviser)

Tel: +44 (0)207 383 5100

Nick Tulloch/Beth McKiernan

Cenkos Securities plc (Broker)

Tel: +44 (0) 131 220 6939


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