Timeline

Syrah History  
Jan 2019 Commercial production declared at the Balama Graphite Operation
Dec 2018 First Production of unpurified spherical graphite from BAM Facility in Louisiana 
Nov 2018 Syrah successfully produced 98% fixed carbon grade graphite using standard flotation processes
Sep 2018 Binding Mining Agreement received from Government of Mozambique
Aug 2018 Purchase of Battery Anode Material (BAM) site in Louisiana USA, finalised
Apr 2018 Balama inauguration with official opening by President Filipe Nyusi
Jan 2018 Balama transitioned to operations, sales commenced
Nov 2017 First natural flake graphite production achieved
Sep 2017 Sales agreement signed with world’s largest battery anode manufacturer and represents first significant import of natural graphite into China
Nov 2016 Balama Ore Reserve upgrade to 114.5Mt at 16.6% Total Graphitic Carbon (TGC) for 18.6Mt of contained graphite (ASX Announcement)
Jul 2016 Construction of Balama process plant commenced
Jun 2015 All key regulatory approvals for Balama Project received
May 2015 Balama Graphite Feasibility Study completed
May 2015 Balama maiden JORC compliant Ore Reserve declared
Mar 2015 SYR added to S&P/ASX 200 Index
Jan 2015 Anode producer successfully coated Balama spherical graphite
Nov 2014 Battery grade uncoated spherical graphite produced from Syrah’s pilot plant
Oct 2014 Jacana Minerals (Tanzanian exploration projects) demerger
Jul 2014 Vanadium scoping study finalised
Dec 2013 Government of Mozambique grants 25 year Mining Licence with further 25 year extension available for the Balama Project for graphite and vanadium
May 2013 Maiden Balama East Inferred Resource announced
Jan 2013 Maiden Balama West Inferred Resource announced and is the largest known graphite deposit in the world
Jun 2012 Early stage trenching program indicates vanadium grades
May 2012 Diamond drilling commenced at Balama Project
Dec 2011 Acquisition of Jacana Resources, an unlisted African explorer which included the Balama Graphite Project in Mozambique, the most advanced project showing extensive high quality graphite over 4km strike distance
10 Sep 2007 Commencement of Official quotation on the ASX under code SYR
23 Jul 2007 Syrah Resources formed to acquire a portfolio of potential tenements from Copper Strike Limited (Copper Strike)