24 Nov

AGM Presentation

capmetals.com.au 1 CAPRICORN METALS 2021 AGM Disclaimer & Competent Persons Statement GENERAL The purpose of this presentation is to provide general information about Capricorn Metals Limited (“Capricorn” or the “Company”). This presentation is current as at 24 November 2021 (unless otherwise stated herein). The information in this presentation may change over time and Capricorn has no obligation to update or correct the historical content. Distribution of this presentation may be restricted or prohibited by law. In particular, this presentation must not be further distributed in the United States. This presentation does not involve or imply a recommendation or a statement of opinion in respect of whether to buy, sell or hold securities in the Company. Any investor should make their own independent assessment and determination as to the Company’s prospects prior to making any investment decision, and should not rely on the information in this presentation for that purpose. Further, this presentation is not, and does not constitute, an offer to buy or sell any securities in the Company. It is not intended to be, and is not, a prospectus, product disclosure statement, offering memorandum or private placement memorandum for the purpose of Chapter 6D of the Corporations Act 2001. The information in this presentation is, or is based upon, information that has been released to the Australian Securities Exchange ( ASX ). Its content should therefore be read in conjunction with Capricorn's other periodic and continuous disclosure announcements lodged with ASX, which are available at www .asx.com.au . Except for statutory liability which cannot be excluded, the Company, its officers, employees and advisers expressly disclaim any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the material contained in this presentation and exclude all liability whatsoever (including in negligence) for any loss or damage which may be suffered by any person as a consequence of any information in this presentation or any error or omission there from. The Company accepts no responsibility to update any person regarding any inaccuracy, omission or change in information in this presentation or any other information made available to a person nor any obligation to furnish the person with any further information. 2 capmetals.com.au FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS This announcement may contain certain “forward-looking statements” and comments about future events. Forward-looking statements may include words such as "anticipate", "believe", "expect", "project", "forecast", "estimate", "outlook", "upside", "likely", "intend", "should", "could", "may", "target", "plan", and other similar expressions. Indications of, and guidance on, production, future earnings and financial position and performance are also forward-looking statements. These statement are provided as a general guide only and should not be relied upon as an indication, prediction or guarantee of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements and these differences may be material. They involve known and unknown risks and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of, or unknown to, Capricorn and may involve significant elements of subjective judgement and assumptions as to future events which may or may not be correct. Recipients are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward looking statements and except as required by law or regulation, Capricorn assumes no liability to update these forward looking statements. Such statements speak only as of the date hereof, and Capricorn has no obligation to update or revise any such statements to reflect any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. COMPETENT PERSON’S STATEMENT The information in this presentation that relates to Exploration Results is extracted from the ASX announcements released 11 October 2021 entitled “Quarterly Report and Cashflow Report” and 28 July 2021 entitled “Capricorn Acquires 2.1 Million Ounce Mt Gibson Gold Project” and for which Competent Person’s consents were obtained. The Competent Person’s consents remain in place for subsequent releases by the Company of the same information in the same form and context, until the consent is withdrawn or replaced by a subsequent report and accompanying consent. The information in this presentation that relates to Mineral Resources or Ore Reserves is extracted from the Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve Statements released to the Australian Securities Exchange on 17 April 2020 and 28 July 2021 and for which Competent Person’s consents were obtained. The Competent Person’s consents remain in place for subsequent releases by the Company of the same information in the same form and context, until the consent is withdrawn or replaced by a subsequent report and accompanying consent. LISTING RULE 5.23 DISCLOSURE The detailed information relating to the Ore Reserves and Mineral Resources reported in this presentation were announced in the Company’s ASX announcements dated 17 April 2020 and 28 July 2021 . The Company confirms that it is not aware of any new information or data that materially affects the information included in the ASX announcements dated 17 April 2020 and 28 July 2021 and all material assumptions and technical parameters underpinning the estimates in the relevant market announcements continue to apply and have not materially changed. The Company confirms that the form and context in which the Competent Persons’ findings are presented have not materially changed from previous market announcements. Capricorn Metals - 2021 AGM Agenda 1. Review progress over last 2 years 2. Update on Karlawinda Gold Project 3. Introduce Mt Gibson Gold Project 4. Outlook 5. Questions 6. Formal business 3 capmetals.com.au July 2019 – November 2021 4 capmetals.com.au Markets July 2019 Nov 2021 Change Gold price US$1,390/oz A$1,995/oz US$1,795/oz A$2,485/oz ? 29% ? 25% ASX Gold 6,831 6,546 ? 4% ASX All Ords 6,731 7,742 ? 15% July 2019 – November 2021 5 capmetals.com.au (1) Refer to slide 21 for full details of the Ore Reserves. (2) Refer to slide 20 for full details of the Mineral Resources. Capricorn July 2019 Nov 2021 Change Gold Reserves (oz) 1 890,000 1,201,000 ? 35% Gold Resources (oz) 2 1,525,000 4,228,000 ? 177% Gold production (ozpa) Nil 110,000 – 125,000 Projects KGP KGP ops + MGGP CMM Share price $0.42 $2.86 ? 581% Market Cap $82 million $1.05 billion ? 1,180% July 2019 – November 2021 Financed development of Karlawinda Gold Project • $97m equity raised • $100m debt facility with Macquarie Bank Optimised project • Ore reserves increased to 1.2Moz & mine life to 12 years • Throughput capacity increased to 4.5 - 5mtpa (oxide/fresh blend) • LOM production run rate increased to 110,000 – 125,000 ounces pa Karlawinda constructed on time and on budget • Processing plant commissioned & first gold poured in June21Q • Steady state production achieved in first quarter of operations • First quarter generated $27.6m operating cash flow Acquired 2.1Moz Mt Gibson Gold Project • Acquisition cost of < $20 per resource ounce – deep value • Exploration potential within, below & along strike of current resources • Opportunity for Capricorn to grow into multi mine gold company 6 capmetals.com.au Karlawinda Gold Project Karlawinda Gold Project metrics 8 capmetals.com.au (1) Refer to slide 21 for full details of the Ore Reserves. (2) Refer to slide 20 for full details of the Mineral Resources. Mine type Open pit Plant type 3 stage crushing 7.5MW ball mill CIL processing Throughput 4.0 – 5.0 Mtpa Reserve grade 0.9g/t 1 Recovery 92% Strip ratio (w:o) 3.6 Mine life 10-12 years Ore reserves 1.20Moz 1 Mineral resources 2.14Moz 2 Expected production 110 – 125koz pa Karlawinda Gold Project at Steady State 9 capmetals.com.au Sept 21Q Ore mined (‘000 BCM) 602 Waste mined (‘000 BCM) 1,511 Stripping ratio (w:o) 2.5 Ore mined (‘000 t) 1,200 Ore milled (‘000 t) 978 Head Grade (g/t) 0.84 Recovery (%) 92.6 Gold production (ozs) 24,329 Processing plant commissioning & optimisation complete 4.4Mtpa run rate > laterite throughput guidance Sept21Q cashflow from ops $27.6m • First debt repayment $5m • Final $12.8m of development costs paid FY22 production guidance 110,000 – 120,000 oz Great People Matter 10 capmetals.com.au 11 capmetals.com.au * Refer to Listing Rule 5.23 Disclosure on page 2. * Refer to slide 20 for full details of the Mineral Resource. * Refer to slide 21 for full details of the Ore Reserve. Bibra Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve Growth Ore Reserves 1.2 million ounces • Mine life over 10 years • Strip ratio 3.6 Mineral Resource 2.1 million ounces • Down dip extensions of Reserve • Excellent scope for mine life extension Gold price used: • Reserve A$1,600/oz • Resource A$2,000/oz Max vertical depth of pits: • Reserve 250m • Resource 312m Tonnes (M) Grade (g/t) Ounces Proved & Probable Reserves * 43.5 0.9 1,201,000 M & I Resources 67.2 0.8 1,722,000 Inferred Resources 19.5 0.8 422,000 Total Resources * 86.7 0.8 2,145,000 Orebody Geometry & Continuity – Resource to Reserve Conversion capmetals.com.au 12 Inherent Scope for Mine Life and Reserve Extension Geometry & Continuity • Shallow vertical depths (vd): • Reserve 250m • MRE 312m • Mineralisation confirmed at 600m vd* * 2019 WA Government co-funded hole Optionality • 937,000oz of MRE not yet in Reserve • primarily located down dip of current pit design (ie 250-312m vd) • Decision on cutbacks to bring MRE ounces in to mine plan expected once operation cost structures established Outlook • Decision revolves around gold price and strip ratio matrix: • Reserve & MRE gold prices A$700-$1000/oz below spot! • Low strip ratio 3.6 on current reserve Very promising for mine life extension capmetals.com.au 13 Regional exploration potential Increasing focus in the next 12 months on regional exploration programmes to find the next Bibra Mundawindi 19,000m A/C drilling targeting Bibra style deposit Bibra near mine 10,000m RC drilling targeting Bibra extensions and repeats Stornaway 7,500m A/C drilling targeting granite hosted intrusion style deposit Jim’s West 7,500m A/c drilling targeting granite hosted intrusion style deposit Mt Gibson Gold Project 15 capmetals.com.au Mt Gibson Gold Project ? Located 280km northeast of Perth in the Murchison region of WA. ? Historical (1986-99) gold production >868,000oz, 14 open pits avg depth 60m ? Shut down when gold price c A$450/oz. ? Project has been “off the grid” for 30 years. CMM Inferred MRE 79.7Mt @ 0.8g/t Au for 2,083,000 ounces of gold * . ? Drill database >660,000m of which <5% deeper than 150m ? Classified Inferred until database validation drilling is completed. ? Density of drilling in the resource ranges from 25m x 25m to 50m x 25m. ? Resource extends over 8km to an average depth of 140m & max depth 220m. ? GP$2,000/oz optimisation indicates a “super pit” approach to mining the project – a large open pit that joins historic pits & drives deeper ? No significant gold exploration since the late 1990’s ? Very strong exploration potential between, below and along strike resources. Huge opportunity to grow the resource base and build a significant platform to underpin a mining operation * Refer to Listing Rule 5.23 Disclosure on page 2. * Refer to slide 20 for full details of the Mineral Resource. 16 capmetals.com.au Mt Gibson Gold Project Select M&A (project and corporate) in Australian gold industry 2019-2021 ? 14 transactions ? In excess of $15 billion in transaction value ? Resources >56 million ounces / Reserves >27 million ounces ? $272 per resource ounce average ? $564 per reserve ounce average Capricorn acquisition of Mt Gibson ? Acquisition price $39.6 million for 2.08 Moz resource * ? Up front acquisition cost of less than $20 per resource ounce ? Cheaper ($/resource oz) than any transaction in data set above Acquisition thesis: ? Quality project with obvious growth and development potential ? Ownership malaise led to unique transaction opportunity ? Compelling value proposition for Capricorn * Refer to Listing Rule 5.23 Disclosure on page 2. * Refer to slide 20 for full details of the Mineral Resource. 17 capmetals.com.au Mt Gibson Gold Project – Cross sections and Intercepts Significant drill intercepts inside the current resource shells include: • 16m @ 62.11g/t from 114m MGH4582 • 10m @ 53.76g/t from 12m MGH1828 • 3m @ 111.91g/t from 107m OND002 • 16m @ 11.48g/t from 51m WGM091 • 7m @ 26.12g/t from 57m MGH4092 • 23m @ 7.04g/t from 52m HID24 Numerous high grade intercepts below the current resource shells including: • 27m @ 15.24g/t from 57m AQR3 • 22m @ 5.12g/t from 372m MND042 • 3m @ 37.4g/t from 716m LMGD005 • 9m @ 7.34g/t from 81m BGRC0005 • 3m @ 18.27g/t from 262m BGRCD0015 • 2m @ 31.29g/t from 174m MND043 18 capmetals.com.au Mt Gibson Gold Project – the platform to a multi mine business The MGGP is a potential development opportunity Capricorn will expedite work to culminate in an Ore Reserve estimate and in due course a feasibility study. The immediate work streams, on tenure grant, include: ? Extensive infill and extensional drilling of the resource. • +30,000m RC/DD, 6-12 months ? Geotechnical, metallurgical and physical properties drilling and testing programmes ? Environmental studies including on ground flora and fauna surveys ? Exploration programmes including first pass AC drilling of prioritised targets Budget +$5 million for first year of activities. The acquisition of the MGGP is Capricorn’s first significant step in its strategy to grow in to an Australian focussed multi mine gold mining company 2021 Delivery & Growth ? Karlawinda start-up on time and on budget ? Achieving KPI’s, steady state and strongly cash positive ? Acquisition of Mt Gibson Gold Project provides growth pipeline ? First step in strategy of becoming Australian focussed multi asset gold producer 2022 Outlook ? MGGP tenure grant and drilling programme ? MGGP advancement timetable ? Debt repayment to facilitate dividends ? Resource/reserve optionality at KGP 19 capmetals.com.au Capricorn Metals Ltd Mineral Resources April 2020 20 capmetals.com.au * For full details of Karlawinda Mineral Resource Estimates refer to ASX Announcements dated 17 April 2020 and 28 July 2021. Notes: 1. Mineral Resources are calculated using a gold price of A$2000/ounce. 2. Mineral Resources are calculated using a cut-off grade between 0.3g/t and 0.4g/t Au. 3. The above data has been rounded to the nearest 100,000 tonnes, 0.1 g/t gold grade and 1,000 ounces. Errors of summation may occur due to rounding. Ore Reserve – Bibra Deposit April 2020 21 capmetals.com.au * For full details of Karlawinda Ore Reserve Estimate refer to ASX Announcement dated 17 April 2020 . Deposit Type Cut-Off Tonnes (Mt) Gold Grade (g/t) Gold Metal (koz) Tonnes (Mt) Gold Grade (g/t) Gold Metal (koz) Tonnes (Mt) Gold Grade (g/t) Gold Metal (koz) Bi bra Open Pi t 0.3 < - - - 39.0 0.9 1,090 39.0 0.9 1,090 Southern Corri dor Open Pi t 0.3 < - - - 4.6 0.8 111 4.6 0.8 111 Total Total - - - 43.5 0.9 1,201 43.5 0.9 1,201 Proved Probable Total Ore Reserve Notes: 1. Ore Reserves are a subset of Mineral Resources. 2. Ore Reserves are calculated using a gold price of A$1600/ounce. 3. Ore Reserves are calculated using a cut-off grade between 0.3g/t and 0.4g/t Au. 4. The above data has been rounded to the nearest 100,000 tonnes, 0.1 g/t gold grade and 1,000 ounces. Errors of summation may occur due to rounding. Capricorn Metals Ltd (ASX: CMM ) Level 1, 28 Ord Street West Perth, WA enquiries@capmet.com.au +61 8 9212 4600 www.capmetals.com.au ABN: 84 121 700 105
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