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Appointment of Ms Annette Gartner as another managing director of CRONIMET Holding GmbH

Karlsruhe, 01. Juli 2017

CRONIMET Holding GmbH shareholders have appointed Ms Annette Gartner as another managing director of CRONIMET Holding GmbH with effect from 1 July 2017. Ms Gartner has already worked for the company since 2006 and was most recently partly responsible for the successful SAP launch for the entire group. She is also a member of the regional board for European business.

Particularly in consideration of global digitalisation and lack of specialists, the CRONIMET management team has developed areas of action in the last 12 months that CRONIMET would like to give more attention to in the future and in which the appropriate investments will be made in order to maintain and expand the CRONIMET Group’s competitive position. In this respect, the decision has been made that both HR management and digitalisation will be represented in a separate managerial role in the future in the form of Ms Gartner.

“We have gained a highly competent and experienced manager for our management team with Ms Gartner and in doing so we will gain significant speed in the key areas of HR development and digitalisation”, Shareholders and CEO Jürgen Pilarsky, together with his management colleagues Bernhard Kunsmann and Oliver Kleinhempel, are pleased with the addition to the management team.

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Change of name into CRONIMET Envirotec with new appearance

Bitterfeld-Wolfen, 23. Januar 2017

Destimet Green Services GmbH changes its company name into CRONIMET Envirotec GmbH.

The technology leader of the vacuum thermal treatment of metal and oil based industrial sludges is now named CRONIMET Envirotec GmbH with immediate effect. Since 2015, CRONIMET Holding GmbH has been sole shareholder of the company, which is located in Bitterfeld-Wolfen (50 km from Leipzig). Reason for the change of name is the full identification with the brand name CRONIMET. The new website as well as the new appearance in the corporate design of CRONIMET make the affiliation of 100% and the integration into the group additionally visible.

CRONIMET Envirotec GmbH stands for innovative and sustainable treatment of waste sludges of the metal and oil industry. The patented vacuum distillation enables an environmentally friendly and sustainable separation of substances without changing their chemistry and ensures a holistic use along the value chain.

“We are opening the network of a world market leader in the sector of secondary raw materials for our parters within the CRONIMET Group. We will keep developing individual solutions and assisting our customers as a reliable and innovative partner,” says Filipe Costa, managing director of CRONIMET Envirotec GmbH.

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Agreement for the development of a ferronickel production facility in Indonesia

Karlsruhe/Berlin, 05. April 2015

ANTAM, CRONIMET and FERROSTAAL signed a Project Development Agreement (PDA) on Monday, 18thof April 2016, in order to jointly develop a long - term ferronickel production facility in Pomalaa, Southe ast Sulawesi, Indonesia for the manufacturing of nickel pig iron (NPI) over the next few years.

Berlin, 18th of April 2016 - The Project Development Agreement (PDA) was signed at the German - Indonesian Business Forum in Berlin, which was officially opened by the Indonesian President, H.E. Joko Widodo, and the Chairman of the Asia - Pacific Committee of German Business, Mr. Hubert Lienhard. Mr. Günter Pilarsky, Shareholder and President of CRONIMET Holding GmbH, Dr. Klaus Lesker, CEO of Ferrostaal GmbH and Mr. Tedy Badrujaman, President Director of the Indonesian mine and smelter operator PT ANTAM, signed the PDA on behalf of their respective companies in order to jointly develop a long - term production facility in Pomalaa, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia, for the manufacturing of nickel pig iron (NPI).

A Letter of Intent (LOI) which was signed by the concerned parties in June 2014, declaring their intention regarding the joint development, will now be extended and strengthened by the Project Development Agreemen t (PDA).

The aforementioned production plant is expected to produce 130,000 tons of nickel pig iron with approximately 15% Nickel content and will consume 1.85 million wet metric tons (wmt) of nickel ore per year as feedstock. NPI is used for the product ion of stainless steel.

“Together with ANTAM and FERROSTAAL we have strong partners at our side to further intensify the NPI project. The project is part of the long - term strategy of CRONIMET in order to strengthen our positioning on the Asian markets and increase our vertical in tegration,” says Günter Pilarsky, Shareholder and President of CRONIMET Holding GmbH.

“Ferrostaal is convinced that the processing of nickel ore will be profitable in Indonesia due to the excellent conditions including its location. Furthermore, we have been working with our partners for a long time on a trusting and efficient basis – the agreement, which has now been signed demonstrates this very clearly. With this project we are pleased to successfully continue the decades of cooperation of our house w ith partners from Indonesia”, says Dr. Klaus Lesker, CEO of Ferrostaal GmbH.

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