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Southdown Project Financing - Key Appointment

SOUTHDOWN PROJECT FINANCING KEY APPOINTMENT Grange Resources Limited (Grange), Australias leading magnetite producer, is pleased to announce that both owners of the Southdown project, Grange and Sojitz Resources Technology Pty Ltd have appointed Standard Chartered Bank (Standard Chartered) to act as Financial Advisor in relation to the Southdown Magnetite Mining Project in Albany, Western Australia. Prefeasibility modelling indicated that the project will cost A$2.57 billion to complete the mine site preparation, the concentrator facility and associated infrastructure to load and ship approximately 10 million tonnes per annum of high grade magnetite concentrate containing 69% iron. The appointment of Standard Chartered marks the beginning of the critical financing phase of the Southdown Project as the Definitive Feasibility Study moves closer to its scheduled completion in December 2011. Grange Managing Director, Russell Clark, said that he was pleased to appoint Standard Chartered Bank as Financial Advisor for the Southdown Project as the bank has an experienced and high quality Mining and Metals team. The Standard Chartered team will work closely with the Southdown Joint Venture partners over the coming months in concert with the completion of the Definitive Feasibility Study to determine the best project finance solution available for the Southdown Project. About Standard Chartered Bank Standard Chartered 8208 leading the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group.

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