NextSource Materials Inc. Granted Mining Permit for Molo Graphite Project in Madagascar


  • The Madagascar Government has granted a 40-year Mining License for the Molo Graphite Project
  • Detailed Engineering and Front End Engineering and Design are complete

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NextSource Materials Inc. (TSX:NEXT) (OTCQB:NSRCF) (“NextSource” or “the Company”),  is pleased to announce that the Madagascar Government has granted a 40-year mining license for the Molo Graphite Project. The mining license does not limit mining to any specific volume, so the Company will be able to produce as much SuperFlake® graphite concentrate as market demand requires.

Craig Scherba, P.Geo., President and CEO of NextSource commented,

With the receipt of the mining permit, the Company can now implement the final steps in our mine development schedule towards achieving production in early 2020. Madagascar has always been renowned globally for the quality of its graphite, and our Molo project will vault Madagascar to one of the largest producing regions of high-quality flake graphite in the world.”


NextSource Materials Inc. is a mine development company based in Toronto, Canada, that is developing its 100%-owned Molo Graphite Project in southern Madagascar. The Molo Graphite Project is a feasibility-stage and permitted project and ranks as one of the largest-known and highest quality flake graphite deposits in the world, and the only project with SuperFlake® graphite. 

For further information contact: +1.416.364.4911
Brent Nykoliation, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development at  or Craig Scherba, President and CEO at craig@ 

Safe Harbour: This press release contains statements that may constitute “forward-looking statements” or “forward looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking information. Forward-looking information in this press release includes, but are not limited to, the receipt of the Global Environmental and Mining permits and all other approvals and the timing thereof, the financing and construction of the Molo Graphite Project, and the operation of the Molo Graphite Project including adherence to certain environmental standards. . These are based on current expectations, estimates and assumptions, and although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking information are based on reasonable assumptions, actual results or developments may vary and, in some instances, differ materially from those anticipated by the Company and described in the forward-looking information contained in this press release. There are risks that the aforementioned permits will not be issued or timing may be delayed.  No assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking information will transpire or occur or, if any of them do so, what benefits the Company will derive there from. Other risks relating to the permits, the Molo Project and the Company can be found in the Company’s Annual Information Form for the year ended June 30, 2018 available at  The forward-looking information contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.