October 14, 2022 – Vancouver, British Columbia –Graphite One Inc. (GPH: TSX‐V; GPHOF: OTCQX) (“Graphite One” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its NI 43‐101 compliant independent report titled “Preliminary Feasibility Study, Technical Report – Graphite One Project, Alaska, USA” has been filed on SEDAR and is now available on the Company’s website at www.graphiteoneinc.com. JDS Energy & Mining Inc. of Vancouver, B.C. authored the report, which is dated October 13, 2022, with an effective date of August 29, 2022. For highlights of this report, please refer to the Company’s press release dated August 29, 2022.
Graphite One’s Supply Chain Strategy
With the United States currently 100 per cent import dependent for natural graphite, Graphite One is planning to develop a complete U.S.‐based, advanced graphite supply chain solution anchored by the Graphite Creek resource near Nome, Alaska. The Graphite One project plan is anticipated to include an advanced graphite material and battery anode manufacturing plant expected to be sited in Washington State. The plan also includes a recycling facility to reclaim graphite and other battery materials, to be co‐located at the Washington State site, the third link in Graphite One’s circular economy strategy.
As announced on March 7, 20221, Graphite One’s Graphite Creek resource in Alaska has been cited as the largest known graphite deposit in the United States by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in its updated U.S. Mineral Deposit Database (USMIN).
The USGS report confirms Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy’s statement in support of Graphite One’s designation as a U.S. government high‐priority infrastructure project, stating, “Graphite Creek is the largest deposit of graphite in the nation and would be a superior domestic supply of this critical mineral.
About Graphite One Inc.
GRAPHITE ONE INC. (GPH: TSX‐V; GPHOF: OTCQX) is focused on developing its Graphite One Project (the “Project”), aimed at making the Company the dominant American producer of high‐grade battery anode materials integrated with a domestic graphite resource. The Project is envisioned as a vertically integrated enterprise to mine, process, manufacture and recycle high grade anode materials primarily for the lithium‐ion electric vehicle battery market. Graphite mined from the Company’s Graphite Creek Property, located on the Seward Peninsula about 60 kilometers north of Nome, Alaska (the “Property”), would be processed into concentrate at an adjacent plant. The concentrate and other materials would be transformed into graphite
anode materials and other value‐added graphite products at the Company’s proposed advanced graphite materials manufacturing facility to be located in Washington State. The Company intends to make a production decision on the Project upon completion of a Feasibility Study.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
“Anthony Huston” (signed)
For more information on Graphite One Inc., please visit the Company’s website, www.GraphiteOneInc.com or contact:
CEO, President & Director
Tel: (604) 889‐4251
Investor Relations Contact Tel: (604) 684‐6730
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This release includes certain statements that may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, including timing of the Feasibility Study, receipt of regulatory approvals, exploration drilling, exploitation activities, future production, establishment of a processing plant, and events or developments that the Company expects, are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward- looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration successes, continuity of mineralization, uncertainties related to the ability to obtain necessary permits, licenses and title and delays due to third party opposition, changes in government policies regarding mining and natural resource exploration and exploitation, and continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on this
forward-looking information, which is given as of the date it is expressed in this press release, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking information, except as required by applicable securities laws. For more information on the Company, investors should review the Company’s continuous disclosure filings that are available at www.sedar.com.