Largo Resources (“Largo” or the “Company”) (TSX: LGO) (OTCQB: LGORF) is excited to announce that it has achieved a new quarterly production record at its Maracás Menchen Mine during Q3 2017.
The Company produced 2513 tonnes of vanadium pentoxide (“vanadium” or “V2O5”) in Q3 2017 surpassing by 202 tonnes the Company’s previous quarterly production record of 2311 tonnes set in Q2 2016. The production in Q3 2017 was 4.7% above the plant’s nameplate capacity and is the result of our operating team’s continuing efforts to ensure consistent production.
Concurrently with these new production records, the average price range of V2O5 for Q3 2017 was US$8.74/lb, which represents an approximate 249% increase over the US$3.51 average price for fiscal Q3 2016 (Source: Metal Bulletin).
Largo’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mark A. Smith said:
“Largo anticipates that its continuing positive operational performance and low cost production will deliver record breaking results as vanadium prices continue to remain high. Largo has emerged as a key player in the vanadium industry.”