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Tuesday 02 February, 2021

Kropz PLC

Elandsfontein Update

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Kropz PLC
02 February 2021
 

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2 February 2021

Kropz Plc
("Kropz" or the "Company")

Elandsfontein Update

Kropz Plc (AIM: KRPZ), an emerging African phosphate explorer and developer, is pleased to announce an update for its Elandsfontein phosphate project ("Elandsfontein") located in South Africa.

Significant progress continues to be made at Elandsfontein and the project remains on track for achieving the target date for production in Q4 2021, within the project capital budget. Images of the progress at site are available online here: www.kropz.com/projects/elandsfontein/gallery-elandsfontein.

These achievements have been realised against the backdrop of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. As widely known, South Africa is currently facing a damaging second wave of COVID-19.

The present focus is primarily on the site-based construction activities, which are permitted to continue under the current Level III restrictions. Earthworks are largely complete, and civil construction is advancing. Fabrication of structural steel, platework and piping has commenced, and the first major mechanical equipment has been delivered to site.

The Company's priority remains the health and well-being of its staff and contractors. Kropz Elandsfontein Pty (Ltd) has adopted appropriate measures, in accordance with local and international guidelines, to protect them from COVID-19.  The pandemic could, however, still adversely affect the schedule for Elandsfontein.

The Company will provide further updates on project progress in early Q2 2021.

 

For further information visit www.kropz.com or contact:

 

Kropz Plc

 

Mark Summers (CEO)

+27 (0)79 744 8708

 

 

Grant Thornton UK LLP

Nominated Adviser

Samantha Harrison

Harrison Clarke

George Grainger

 

+44 (0) 20 7383 5100

 

 

Hannam & Partners

Broker

Andrew Chubb

Ernest Bell

 +44 (0)20 7907 8500

 

Tavistock

Financial PR & IR (UK)

Emily Moss

Jos Simson

Oliver Lamb

+44 (0) 207 920 3150

[email protected]

 

R&A Strategic Communications

PR (South Africa)

James Duncan

+27 (0)11 880 3924

[email protected] 

 

About Kropz Plc

Kropz is an emerging African phosphate explorer and developer, with an advanced stage phosphate mining project in South Africa and a phosphate project in the Republic of Congo. The vision of the Group is to become a leading independent phosphate rock producer and to develop into an integrated, mine-to-market plant nutrient company focusing on sub-Saharan Africa.

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