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Ivanhoe's journey of discovery and development at its tier-one Platreef palladium-platinum-nickel-copper-rhodium-gold discovery also marks its 27th anniversary

Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) (OTCQX: IVPAF) Co-Chairs Robert Friedland and Yufeng "Miles" Sun congratulate the people of South Africa for achieving 27 years of peace, freedom and democracy. It was on this day in 1994 that South Africa held its first multiracial general election, marking the end to apartheid.

"Today, on Freedom Day, we celebrate with the great people of South Africa on their extraordinary journey of freedom, reconciliation and democracy," said Mr. Friedland.

"We also salute the intrepid pioneers of Ivanhoe Mines, who in 1994 began our remarkable exploration journey in southern Africa that eventually resulted in the discovery of the tier-one Platreef and Kamoa-Kakula deposits.

"Soon after freedom came to the people of South Africa on that historic day in 1994, the predecessor company to Ivanhoe Mines became the proud holder of the current new order mineral rights to explore the Platreef Project. After many years of exploration and an astronomical amount of drilling, we delineated one of the world's largest deposits of high-grade platinum-group metals, nickel and copper, and now are positioned to soon unlock Platreef's world-scale potential.

"Our Platreef mine development efforts are led by courageous women and men, many of whom made great efforts in the struggle for freedom. They also helped shape Platreef's Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment initiative that is designed to deliver significant social and economic benefits for its participants, particularly the men, women and children in the local communities. As we dream of the future, we should never forget our past."

Kgalema Motlanthe, former President and Deputy President of South Africa, and an Ivanhoe Mines Director, commented: "27 years ago today, South Africans from all walks of life, colour and creed waited in long queues to cast their votes. For the majority of them, this was their first opportunity to participate in the democratic process. This occasion was pregnant with possibilities, and the world waited to witness the dawn of democracy in South Africa.

"The occasion was remarkable for the peaceful manner in which the intractable problems of apartheid and racial discrimination were set aside and all sides moved forward as one people. In the euphoria of the 1994 democratic dispensation, many who had long suffered expected these problems to be resolved promptly. However, the past 27 years has shown that these are stubborn, systemic problems which are not ready for simple solutions.

"It is significant to note that 27 years equate to the number of years that Madiba spent in prison. So, in order to actualize the promise of that wonderful day 27 years ago, a concerted effort should be made in his honour to create a capable, professional and efficient state to rally and mobilize human and capital resources from all over the world."

Marna Cloete, Ivanhoe's President and CFO, added: "The diversity and inclusion of our executive committee and the entire company is a true reflection of our rich South African culture that always strives for unity and freedom in our daily lives."

About Ivanhoe Mines

Ivanhoe Mines is a Canadian mining company focused on advancing its three principal joint-venture projects in Southern Africa: the development of major new, mechanized, underground mines at the Kamoa-Kakula copper discoveries in the DRC and at the Platreef palladium-platinum-nickel-copper-rhodium-gold discovery in South Africa; and the extensive redevelopment and upgrading of the historic Kipushi zinc-copper-germanium-silver mine, also in the DRC.

Kamoa-Kakula is expected to begin producing copper in July 2021 and, through phased expansions, is positioned to become one of the world's largest copper producers. Kamoa-Kakula and Kipushi will be powered by clean, renewable hydro-generated electricity and will be among the world's lowest greenhouse gas emitters per unit of metal produced. Ivanhoe also is exploring for new copper discoveries on its wholly-owned Western Foreland exploration licences in the DRC, near the Kamoa-Kakula Project.

Information contacts

Investors: Bill Trenaman +1.604.331.9834 / Media: Matthew Keevil +1.604.558.1034

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Cyprium Metals Ltd AUD50M Secured Offtake Prepayment Facility for Nifty Copper

Perth, Australia (ABN Newswire) - Cyprium Metals Limited (ASX:CYM) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an exclusive Letter of Intent with Glencore International AG ("GLN" or "Glencore") for AUD50 million in respect of a Copper Cathode Offtake Secured Prepayment Facility which will be used for funding the Nifty Copper , as part of the debt financing for the restart of the Nifty Copper Project, which includes capital expenditure, contingencies, working capital, and financing costs.

HIGHLIGHTS

- An exclusive Letter of Intent for a Secured Copper Cathode Prepayment Facility has been signed with Glencore, under which:

o Offtake arrangement for 100% of the Copper Cathode produced during Phase 1 of the Nifty Copper Project restart
o AUD50M Secured Offtake Prepayment Facility

- The Secured Offtake Prepayment Project Funding from Glencore is part of a total debt funding package for the Nifty Copper Project restart

- Advanced discussions are continuing with Senior Debt counterparties, who are undertaking due diligence activities and reviewing financing documentation

Managing Director Barry Cahill commented:

"We are very pleased to enter into an exclusive Letter of Intent for a Copper Cathode Offtake Secured Prepayment Facility with Glencore. This is part of a fully funded finance package for the restart of the Nifty Copper Project.

The restart project economics are very robust, and we have continued to make further improvements to the Nifty Copper Project during the financing process.

We are looking forward to completing our total funding package so that we can commence executing our Nifty Copper Project restart development plans."

This exclusive Letter of Intent includes a non-binding term sheet for both offtake arrangement and project funding. This is part of the targeted AUD240 million to AUD260 million debt funding package to finance the restart of the Nifty Copper Project, which is expected to include senior secured financing and secured offtake financing.

Under the terms of the exclusive Letter of Intent, CYM and GLN will work towards finalising outstanding due diligence activities, and documentation for the project funding for execution, which is being done in conjunction with ongoing advanced discussions with the potential secured senior debt providers.

Key Terms of the Copper Cathode Prepayment Facility

Indicative terms - Offtake

- 100% of Copper Cathode produced at the Nifty Copper Project, up to a maximum of 120,000 tonnes

- Offtake pricing of copper cathode shipments determined by reference to average market rates

Indicative terms - Prepayment Facility

- Facility amount: AUD50 million

- Facility term: 60 months



About Cyprium Metals Ltd:

Cyprium Metals Limited (ASX:CYM) is poised to grow to a mid-tier mining business and manage a portfolio of Australian copper projects to deliver vital natural resources, strong shareholder returns and sustainable value for our stakeholders. We pursue this aim, in genuine partnerships with employees, customers, shareholders, local communities and other stakeholders, which is based on integrity, co-operation, transparency and mutual value creation.



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