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AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V.: AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. Subsidiary Bogala Graphite Expands Exploration Activities

2014-07-29 17:32:00
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Amsterdam, 29 July 2014 --- AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG",

EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") announces that AMG Mining's majority owned Bogala

Graphite Lanka Plc ("Bogala"), is starting an exploration program at the Rangala

mines in Sri Lanka.

The Rangala mines, which are 100% owned by Bogala, are located 8 km southeast of

the Bogala mines.  Significant commercial quantities of high purity graphite

have been identified at the Rangala deposit, which last operated as an active

mine in 1983.  Bogala has applied for a mining license from the Sri Lanka

Geological Survey & Mines Bureau for the Rangala deposit.

Bogala Graphite Lanka Plc is the largest global producer of high purity vein

graphite, which has superior electrical and thermal conductivity due to its

crystalline structure.  AMG Mining AG is Bogala's majority shareholder.  AMG

Mining is one of the world's leading graphite producing and refining companies,

with mining activities in Asia, Europe and Africa.

About AMG

AMG creates and applies innovative metallurgical solutions to the global trend

of sustainable development of natural resources and CO(2) reduction.  AMG

produces highly engineered specialty metal products and advanced vacuum furnace

systems for the Energy, Aerospace, Infrastructure, and Specialty Metals and

Chemicals end markets.

AMG Processing develops and produces specialty metals, alloys, and high

performance materials.  AMG is a significant producer of specialty metals, such

as ferrovanadium, ferronickel-molybdenum, aluminum master alloys and additives,

chromium metal and ferrotitanium, for Energy, Aerospace, Infrastructure and

Specialty Metal and Chemicals applications.  Other key products include

specialty alloys for titanium and superalloys, coating materials and vanadium


AMG Engineering designs and produces advanced vacuum furnace systems, and

operates vacuum heat treatment facilities, primarily for the Aerospace and

Energy (including solar and nuclear) industries.  Furnace systems produced by

AMG include vacuum remelting, solar silicon melting and crystallization, vacuum

induction melting, vacuum heat treatment and high pressure gas quenching,

turbine blade coating and sintering.  AMG also provides vacuum case-hardening

heat treatment services on a tolling basis.

AMG Mining produces critical materials utilizing its secure raw material sources

in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America.  AMG Mining produces critical

materials such as high purity natural graphite, tantalum, antimony and silicon

metal.  These materials are of significant importance to the global economy and

are available in limited supply.  End markets for these materials include

electronics, energy efficiency, green energy, and infrastructure.

With over 3,000 employees, AMG operates globally with production facilities in

Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Czech Republic, United States, China,

Mexico, Brazil, Turkey, Poland, India, and Sri Lanka, and has sales and customer

service offices in Russia, and Japan (www.amg-nv.com).

For further information, please contact:

AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V.         +1 610 975 4901

Jonathan Costello

Vice President of Corporate Development and Communications



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July 29 2014:


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