Further to the announcement made on the 29 March, Cadence Minerals (AIM/NEX: KDNC; OTC: KDNCY) is pleased to announce that DEV Mineração S.A’s (“DEV”) has completed the sale and shipment of the first Iron Ore from the Amapa Iron Ore Project since 2015.
Loading of the ship was completed on the 30 March and she left the port of Santana yesterday, en route to the buyer. Operations continue at DEV to prepare for the next shipment, which, with all things being equal, we expect to be in four to five weeks.
Cadence is also pleased to announce that it has made the final repayment due under the convertible loans announced in 2019. There are not further convertible loan notes outstanding.
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Cadence CEO Kiran Morzaria commented, “We are delighted to announce that the first Amapa iron ore shipment has completed and is now en route.”
“On behalf of the Cadence board, I would like to put on record our gratitude and appreciation of the tireless efforts of DEV, IndoSino and the port contractors to ensure the shipment completed on time and on schedule. This landmark first shipment from Amapa would not have been possible without the unwavering support of the local authorities and the state & federal agencies who have not only assisted us in completing our first shipment but have also made a material difference in our efforts to create new employment and economic activity in the region.”
“I look forward to updating you further in the upcoming webinar after Easter.”
Cadence Interest In the Amapa Iron Project
In early September 2020, we announced that DEV Mineração S.A’s (“DEV”), Cadence and Indo Sino Pty Ltd (“the Investors”) agreed in principle to the settlement terms proposed by the secured bank creditors (“Bank Creditors”). Detailed discussions and drafting of the legal documents continue.
The execution of a settlement agreement with the Bank Creditors would represent the satisfaction of Cadence’s remaining major precondition to make its initial 20% investment in the Amapa Project. On completion of the conditions and the release of the Cadence escrow monies, Cadence will become a 20% shareholder in the Amapá Project via our joint venture company, which will own 99.9% of DEV.
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Kiran Morzaria B.Eng. (ACSM), MBA, has reviewed and approved the information contained in this announcement. Kiran holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial Geology) from the Camborne School of Mines and an MBA (Finance) from CASS Business School.
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