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29 September 2021
Tirupati Graphite plc ('Tirupati' or the 'Company')
Notice of AGM & Investor Presentation
Tirupati Graphite plc, the fully integrated, revenue generating, specialist graphite producer and graphene and advanced materials developer, is pleased to inform that it will hold its Annual General Meeting ('AGM') at 10:00 a.m. on 28 October 2021 at the offices of Bird & Bird LLP, 12 New Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1JP.
The full Notice of AGM, which sets out the arrangements for the meeting and how shareholders may vote and ask questions, is available on the Company's website, www.tirupatigraphite.co.uk
The Company intends to hold a live streamed investor presentation in London at 5.30pm on 28 October 2021. To register interest in attending this presentation in person, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 14 October 2021; a venue will be confirmed once attendee numbers are established.
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For further information, please visit www.tirupatigraphite.co.uk or contact:
Tirupati Graphite Plc
+44 (0) 20 3984 9894
Optiva Securities Limited (Broker)
+44 (0) 20 3137 1902
St Brides Partners Ltd (Financial PR)
Isabel de Salis / Oonagh Reidy
Tirupati Graphite Plc is a revenue-generating, multi-asset, multi-jurisdictional, fully integrated producer and developer of high-grade natural flake graphite, speciality graphite and graphene and graphene enhanced advanced materials. With a unique set of properties, graphite has diverse applications with multiple growth streams and graphene forms the new generation of 2D and advanced materials. The Company places a special emphasis on "green" applications, including renewable energy and energy efficiency, energy storage, thermal management, and advanced materials development, and is committed to ensuring its operations are sustainable as well.
The Company's operations include primary mining and processing in Madagascar, where the Company operates two key projects, Sahamamy and Vatomina; 12,000 tpa of high-quality flake graphite concentrate with up to 96% purity is the current capacity of these projects and flake graphite being produced is sold to customers globally. The projects are under staged development and total capacity is planned to increase to 84,000 tpa by 2024 as per the Company's modular medium-term development plan.
In India, through Tirupati Speciality Graphite Private Limited ('TSG'), with whom the Company has a binding acquisition agreement subject to regulatory approvals, Tirupati is developing a suite of speciality graphite for use in hi-tech applications like lithium-ion batteries, fire retardants, thermal management, and composites. Its current operations include the 1,200 tpa Patalganga Project, focused on manufacturing the Company's trademarked expandable graphite products CARBOFLAMEX® and GrafEN 45545™. TSG is further developing 30,000 tpa specialty graphite project in two equal size modules and has developed unique green processing technologies for manufacturing these advanced materials.
TSG is also developing the Tirupati Graphene and Mintech Research Centre ('TGMRC'), a state-of-the-art R&D centre focussed on manufacturing graphene, developing its applications and advanced materials using graphene, and further providing environmentally friendly technologies consultancy for mineral processing. Commercial operations commenced in July 2021 having completed Stage 1 of the centre's development plan.