As part of the Company's sales and marketing strategy for the production of muriate of potash and salt from its Muga Potash Mine ('Muga' or 'the Mine'), Highfield Resources (ASX: HFR) ('Highfield' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce the signing of a non-binding MOU for the annual sale of salt between Maxisalt-Pardira Premium S.L. ('Maxisalt') and Geoalcali S.L.U. ('Geoalcali'), Highfield's wholly owned Spanish subsidiary.

Under the MOU Highfield would provide Maxisalt up to a total of 500,000 metric tonnes per annum of salt comprising 400,000 tonnes of vacuum salt, a higher value product, and 100,000 tonnes of de-icing salt.

Salt is produced as a by-product of the processing of potash. The sale of salt contributes economically, providing a by-product credit that benefits the Muga Project's financials. In addition salt sales will help maintain the low environmental footprint of the Muga mine and will assist in ensuring full compliance with environmental conditions, including the removal of all salt from surface as part of rehabilitation of the mine site post potash production.

Maxisalt is an international salt distribution company located in Barcelona and a global distributor of rock salt, solar salt and vacuum salt, which is used for water treatment, industrial applications and animal feed. Maxisalt has developed a diversified network of international clients, with a particular focus on markets located in Spain and France.

This partnership will provide Highfield with significant insights into the local and international salt markets as well as invaluable access to these markets during the first years of production. Highfield continues to engage in ongoing offtake discussions with other potential wholesale customers, distributors and global traders for the entire production capacity of muriate of potash and salt from the Muga Mine.

Highfield Resources Chairman and Acting CEO, Richard Crookes, said: 'The signing of a salt offtake MOU with Maxisalt is another very important step in Highfield's commercialisation strategy. Maxisalt has developed a key global network and the location of our Muga mine is perfectly positioned to service Maxisalt.

In addition to this MOU being economically significant, it also reinforces our strong ESG focus of maintaining a low environmental footprint at Muga. Responsible removal of salt is a key element in rehabilitating the Muga Mine site after production.'

Muga Project Overview

Highfield Resources (ASX: HFR) is a Spanish potash developer. The Company's flagship Muga Project is targeting the relatively shallow sylvinite beds in the Muga Project area that cover about 60km2 in the Provinces of Navarra and Aragon. Mining is planned to commence at a depth of approximately 350 metres from surface and is therefore ideal for a relatively low-cost conventional mine.


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About Highfield Resources

Highfield Resources is an ASX listed potash company with three 100% owned tenement areas located in Spain. Highfield's Muga-Vipasca, Pintanos, and Sierra del Perdon potash tenement areas are located in the Ebro potash producing basin in Northern Spain, covering an area of around 277km2 . Following the granting of a positive environmental permit in mid-2019 Highfield submitted the documentation required for the Mining Concession in mid-March 2020 and is continuing to work on the relevant construction permits necessary to take the Muga Project into the construction phase.

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