Nouveau Monde to Build Demonstration Plant to Produce Multiple Graphite Products for Industrial and Battery Markets

Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc.

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 19, 2017) - Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NOU)(OTCQB:NMGRF)(FRANKFURT:NM9) ("Nouveau Monde") is pleased to announce that it is presently planning to build a demonstration plant (the "Plant") in the community of Saint-Michel-des-Saints, Qc. The Plant will have a capacity to produce 1,000 tonnes of natural graphite concentrate per year using mine representative mineralization from Nouveau Monde's West Zone deposit, part of its Matawinie graphite Property. The Plant is expected to be operational in the first half of 2018 providing related permits and financing are received in a timely manner. The goals of this operation are the following: