Element 25 Limited (ASX:E25)

Building a World-Class Zero Carbon Manganese Business.

About Us

Element 25 is an ASX-listed company (ASX: E25) operating its world-class 100%-owned Butcherbird Manganese Project in Western Australia and developing capabilities to produce (HPMSM) high purity manganese sulphate monohydrate for the electric vehicle market.

Company Overview

Element 25 is an ASX-listed company (ASX: E25) that operates the world-class 100%-owned Butcherbird Manganese Project in Western Australia and is currently undertaking activities to expand production to approximately 1.1Mtpa of medium-grade high silica manganese ore for use in traditional and new energy markets.

E25 is also commercialising innovative proprietary technology to produce battery-grade high-purity manganese sulphate monohydrate (HPMSM) for use in Electric Vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing. The Company is building it’s first HPMSM refinery in Louisiana USA to produce raw materials for the US EV market, in partnership with General Motors LLC (GM) and Stellantis N.V. (Stellantis). E25 aims to become an industry leading, world class, low-carbon battery materials manufacturer.

Board & Management

John Ribbons

John Ribbons


Mr Ribbons is an accountant who has worked within the resources industry for over fifteen years in the capacity of company accountant, group financial controller or company secretary.

Mr Ribbons has extensive knowledge and experience with ASX listed production and exploration companies. He has considerable site based experience with operating mines and has also been involved with the listing of several exploration companies on ASX. Mr Ribbons has experience in capital raising, ASX and TSX compliance and regulatory requirements.

Justin Brown

Justin Brown

Managing Director

Mr Brown is a geologist with over 20 years experience in global mineral exploration and mining. He has been involved in the full spectrum of mineral exploration through to mining in a range of commodities.

Mr Brown has also held a number of board positions, including an executive role with Element 25 Limited since 2006. He has a strong track record of closing successful commercial transactions and brings a well rounded set of skills to the management of the Company’s activities.

Fanie van Jaarsveld

Fanie van Jaarsveld

Non-Executive Director

Fanie van Jaarsveld is an experienced company director and has held numerous senior management and executive positions over a career spanning more than 40 years. With a demonstrated history of working in the mining & metals industry, Mr van Jaarsvelds Managing Director for OM Manganese which operates the Bootu Creek manganese mine in the Northern Territory and highly skilled in mining, mineral processing and operational management. He has strong business development expertise and will be a key asset in achieving the Company’s production targets at the current manganese operation as well as helping to guide the planning and implementation of the expanded production plans at the Project and the downstream production of HPMSM.

Mr van Jaarsveld has a ND Analytical Chemistry from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology -Cape Town.

Sam Lancuba

Sam Lancuba

Non-Executive Director

Mr Sam Lancuba is a chemical engineer with more than 40 years’ experience in the global fertiliser industry. Mr Lancuba has worked in research and development, process engineering, manufacturing and management. Following 27 years at Incitec Pivot Limited, an ASX top 50 company, Mr Lancuba has been providing expert consulting services for industry clients in Australia, New Zealand, USA, South America, Europe, India and China.

Mr Lancuba currently advises fertiliser industry clients in a range of areas including plant design and maintenance, project management, project evaluation and marketing strategies for fertiliser products. He has extensive experience in chemical processing, project development and operations in the chemical industry as well.

Mr Lancuba will be a valuable asset as the Company moves toward the construction of the first processing plant globally to produce ethical, traceable battery grade manganese sulfate using the Company’s proprietary process to convert Australian manganese ore to HPMSM for EV batteries.

Mr Lancuba holds an Engineering Degree in Chemical Engineering from RMIT University.

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