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Daleco Resources Corp.
Daleco Resources Corporation
OTCBB: DLOV
Industrial Minerals Division
Shareholders Presentation
March 7, 2007
www.dalecoresources.com
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Contents
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Industrial Mineral Market
Properties Status Report
Acquisition Strategy
2007 Work Plan
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Industrial Mineral Market
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Displace a Competitor, or
Introduce New Products (R&D)
Intensive Testing Protocols
Transportation / Logistics
Marketing / Distribution Network
Competitive and Stable
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Properties Status Report
Current Properties
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Sierra Kaolin
Marfa Zeolite
Oro Grande Calcium Carbonate
Beaver Zeolite
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SIERRA KAOLIN™ PROJECT
Gila
National
Forest
Sierra Kaolin™
(Tecumseh Professional Associates)
Fall 2005
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16 Core Holes (+1500’)
+600 Samples
1st Q 2006
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Steve Maynard – Geology-Report, Map & X-Sections
ACME Labs - Whole Rock Chemical Analysis
University of Indiana – X-ray Diffraction
University of New Mexico – SEM
Mineral & Resource Technology and Dr. R. Conley - Physical
2nd Q 2006
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US Forest Service Approval to Remove 30K tons
Analysis and Analytical Work Continued
Pincock, Allen & Holt (PAH) - Geologic Model and Resource
Report
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Sierra Kaolin™
3rd Q 2006
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Filed 8 Federal Lode Claims - further protect position
Resource Estimate & Geology Model by PAH
Resources on 32 acres of + 2700 acres (~1%)
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Indicated Resource – 1.4 M tons
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Inferred Resource – 2.0 M tons
Commenced the Pre-Feasibility Study Documentation
4th Q 2006
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Technical Review of Database - Ginn Mineral Technology
GINN Commences Ore Analytical and Laboratory Tests
Preliminary Mining Concept
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Sierra Kaolin™
1st Q 2007
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Initial Processing Trials - being completed
Processing Trials (GINN) – ongoing
Product Development Work (GINN) - continues
Permit Applications – begun
Mine Pit Design (PAH) – awarded
2nd Q 2007
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Pre-Feasibility Study & Initial Business Plan
Process Flowsheet
Develop Marketing Strategy
Begin Processing Plant Design
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Sierra Kaolin™
Remaining 2007
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Product Development & Specifications
Client Identification & Marketing
Client Testing of Sample Products
Permitting Process - Plant
Additional Drilling & Trenching Program
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Identify Proven and Probable Reserves
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Supplemental Quality Information
Place Mine into Production
Plant Design and Equipment Procurement
1st Half 2008
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Plant Construction & Start Up
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Potential Products
GINN Mineral Technology Assessing Viability
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Coatings – Pulp & Paper
Pigments - Paint
Fillers – Plastic & Ceramic
Meta-Kaolin – Cement Admixture
Halloysite - Nano Tube Technology
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Marfa Zeolite
El Paso, TX
Marfa
Zeolite
Property
Mexican
Border
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Reserve Definition Program
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Geological Field Mapping
Regional Geology Interpretation
Surveying of Property
Drilling & Sampling 2400’ (26 holes)
Analytical Work - +240 composite samples
Work on only ~500 acres (10% of Claim Area)
Geological and Reserve Report – KT Minerals
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Preliminary Numbers of Approximate Proven
Reserves = 35M to 40M tons
Reportable Reserves & Resources All Categories –
end of March 2007
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Aerial View
Maintenance Shops
Crushing Plant
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Active Pit Area
Resource
Base
Access Road
Railway
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Overview
Raw Stockpile
Active Pit
Railway
Crushing Facilities
Future Pit
Access Road
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Crushing Facilities
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ZeoCast
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ZeoCast JV in Place with Zinkan Enterprises
Clients Continue Testing/Formulation
New Clients Identified – testing to start
Process Design on Hold – final specifications
Produce Bulk Sample - once testing completed
Sales Potential – short term 100K to 300K t/yr
Capital Investment - $3M to $5M
Total North American Market – +1.0 M tons t/yr
Timing to Production – 3 to 6 months
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Steps to ZeoCast Production
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Reserve Definition Program – being completed
Testing & Acceptance of Product – by various clients
Bulk Sample Tests – 25 to 100 tons
Marketing / Sales Contracts – sign long term contract
Technical Work – mining, crushing, classifying, storage
Transportation & Logistics – study underway
Economics & Financing – financed by JV partner
Permit / Government Affairs – current permit
Purchase Equipment – mining and processing
Development & Construction– earthworks & civil
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Other Zeolite Uses
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Dr. Norbert Schmidtke Engaged
Internationally Recognized Scientist in
Wastewater Treatment
Conducting a Peer Reviewed Literature
Search on the Current Uses of Zeolite
Review Past Work & Patents, including
ReNuGen™
Work together with Bill Smith on Applications
Develop a Scientific Database that Supports
Product Introduction to Clients
Zinkan Enterprises Researching Other
Applications of Marfa Zeolite
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Oro Grande Calcium Carbonate
Interstate
Highway I-40
BNSF Railroad
Correo
Plant Site
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Oro Grande
Property
View towards Plant Site
from Oro Grande Mine Site
Oro Grande Mine Site
Layered Calcium Carbonate Beds
Oro Grande Mine
Mining Trench using
Milling Machine (no blasting)
Scoping Study
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Study Completed & Indicated Best Uses of
Property – Cement Plant, Local Aggregate
Inferred Resources ~ >500M tons
Cement Plant Study Initiated
Concludes that Cement Plant Viable
Marketing Presentation Prepared
Approach Potential Cement Companies as
Partners
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Regional Market
(NM & AZ)
Cement Plant
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Currently 1 plant in NM (capacity 500K t/yr - GCC)
Regional Demand – 6.1M t/yr* / Supply – 3.0M t/yr*
Remainder Supplied from Other Areas
Avg. Price (fob plant 2004) was $84.40 per ton
National Average Price (2004) was $70.98 per ton
Room for a plant of 600K or larger per year
Cost of Small Cement Plant ~$ 160M
Aggregate
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Local Road Construction
Small Market for Ground Cover
(* Source: U.S.G.S. – for 2005)
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Aggregate Supply
(Denali Enterprise)
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Upgrade to Navajo Regional Route N55
(16 miles of grading and surfacing near Oro Grande)
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Aggregate Supplier Needed
(~300K tons over 6 months)
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Currently in the Design Phase
Bid Packages from CCR – 2nd Q
Construction Work by BIA
Scheduled to start 3Q 2007
Oro Grande Calcium Carbonate in Good Position
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Beaver Zeolite
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High Grade Zeolite Deposit
No Work Done to Date
3rd Q Field Geology Investigation
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4th Q Develop Resource Definition Program
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Acquisition Strategy
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Cash Flow
Synergies
Logistics
Marketing
Industrial Mineral Expertise
Plant Facilities
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Acquisitions
Three Pursued in 2006
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Borates Industry – chose not to sell
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Filler & Additives Industry – unsuccessful
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Talc Industry – discussions continue
2007 Opportunities
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Zeolite Industry – current producer
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Filler Industry – non-core subsidiary
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Other Compatible Opportunities - ???
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2007 Work Plan
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Sierra Kaolin Towards Production with TPA
ZeoCast JV Start Up with Zinkan Enterprise
R & D & Marketing Other Uses of Zeolite
Search for Cement Plant Partner
Aggregate Supply Bid
Talc Acquisition
Other Potential Acquisitions
Beaver Zeolite Geology Investigation
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Daleco Resources Corporation
A Changing Company Offering
Growth Opportunity
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