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First Phosphate Corp CEO, John Passalacqua, was pleased to address the LFP Battery Session at the Phosphates 2023 Global Conference & Exhibition hosted by CRU Group and held on March 1, 2023 in Istanbul, Turkey. Mr. Passalacqua’s presentation is below and his message remains clear:

The phosphate industry is positioned to perfection to accept the massive generational opportunity presented by LFP. Our industry has the deep and rare industrial expertise to make it happen as no other industrial community in the battery metals sector. We can fulfill this imperative in respectful fashion and without competing with our other food prerogatives. The future of phosphate is both satiating and electrifying!”

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First Phosphate CEO Presentation at CRU Phosphates 2023

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First Phosphate CEO Presentation at CRU Phosphates 2023 

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About Phosphates 2023 Conference & Exhibition and the CRU Group

CRU’s Phosphates Conference regularly attracts more than 400 delegates from around the globe. The conference offers the ideal forum for senior decision-makers from commercial and operational elements of the phosphates value chain to understand which market and technology factors will influence the industry. Business leaders from producers, traders, consumers and engineering, technology and equipment providers meet at this annual event to engage in high-level networking, negotiate business and share industry knowledge. Since its foundation in 1969, CRU Group has invested in primary research and robust methodologies, and developed expert teams in key locations worldwide, including in hard-to-reach markets such as China. CRU employs over 290 experts and has more than 11 offices around the world, in Europe, the Americas, China, Asia and Australia.

About First Phosphate Corp.

First Phosphate is a mineral development company fully dedicated to extracting and purifying phosphate for the production of cathode active material for the Lithium Iron Phosphate (“LFP”) battery industry. First Phosphate is committed to producing at high purity level, at full ESG standard and with low anticipated carbon footprint. First Phosphate plans to vertically integrate from mine source directly into the supply chains of major North American LFP battery producers that require battery grade LFP cathode active material emanating from a consistent and secure supply source. First Phosphate holds over 1,500 sq. km of total land claims in the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean Region of Quebec, Canada that it is actively developing. First Phosphate properties consist of rare anorthosite igneous phosphate rock that generally yields high purity phosphate material devoid of high concentrations of harmful elements.


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