The transaction brings Guthrie’s total holding to 25,000 ordinary shares.
Recently mining executive Matthew Read was appointed general manger of Neometals’ lithium projects.
Read will be driving the company’s feasibility and engineering studies at its core lithium related projects such as its lithium-ion battery recycling project and lithium refinery project.
He spent two years as head of projects for Tianqi, overseeing the development of its lithium hydroxide facility in Western Australia.
This is part of his 20-plus years’ experience in the resources industry that includes project and commercial roles at companies including Tianqi, BHP and Roy Hill.