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Tirupati Graphite PLC
12 October 2021
 

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12 October 2021

Tirupati Graphite plc ('Tirupati' or the 'Company')

 

Update re Commencement of Share Trading on the OTCQX Market

 

Tirupati Graphite plc, the fully integrated, revenue generating, specialist graphite producer and graphene and advanced materials developer, is pleased to announce that it has received clearance of its 211 application from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") ahead of the cross listing of its Ordinary Shares for trading on OTCQX Markets ('OTCQX') under the ticker TGRHF. The Company will confirm the start of trading as soon as the OTCQX on-boarding process is completed.

 

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For further information, please visit https://www.tirupatigraphite.co.uk/ or contact:

 

Tirupati Graphite Plc

Puruvi Poddar

+44 (0) 20 3984 9894
admin@tirupatigraphite.co.uk

Optiva Securities Limited (Broker)

Daniel Ingram

+44 (0) 20 3137 1902

St Brides Partners Ltd (Financial PR)

Isabel de Salis

info@stbridespartners.co.uk

 

Notes

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.

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