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Power Metal Resources PLC
19 May 2020
 

19 May 2020

Power Metal Resources plc ("POW" or the "Company")

Australia Gold Joint Venture - Further Expansion

Power Metal Resources plc (LON:POW) the AIM listed metals exploration and development company is pleased to announce an update from its Australian gold joint venture ("JV") company Red Rock Australasia Pty Ltd ("RRAL") in which POW has a 49.9% interest.

Paul Johnson Chief Executive Officer of Power Metal Resources plc commented:

"After many months of background work and a recent acceleration of effort POW shareholders now have exposure to a strategic gold JV of substance, positioned in the heart of the Victoria Goldfields.

With the new license applications announced today the JV has achieved critical mass in Victoria with a broad spread of targets through which it is looking to bring brownfields projects back into production and the discovery of new mines.

I look forward to the coming weeks and months, when we will be providing further information to the market outlining the prospectivity of each project within the JV portfolio."

HIGHLIGHTS:

·    RRAL has now lodged applications for EL 007294 and EL007301, two new gold exploration license areas covering an additional 215 sq km in the Victoria Goldfields of Australia;

 

·    In total the JV license application areas of RRAL in Victoria now cover 919 sq km which gives it a significant presence in the Goldfields area:

 

License Application Number

Project Name

Area (sq km)

EL007271

Blue Whale

133

EL007281

Blue Chip

74

EL007282

Blue Sky

489

EL007285

Blue Ribbon

8

EL007294

Red Queen

130

EL007301

Mt Bute

85

Total

 

919

               

 

·    The license applications are focussed on the Ballarat area and the two recent applications, EL007301 west of Ballarat, and EL007294 further off to the north-north-west near Avoca, are close to and along the north-south structural corridor marking the boundary between the Bendigo Zone and the Stawell Zone.

 

·    All license application areas have extensive evidence of gold mineralisation and in many cases recorded production and historical drilling;

 

·    Analysis of historical exploration and geophysical data continues, and further updates will be provided in due course.

 

ONLINE MAP

Readers wishing to view the current application footprint may do so through the following link to the POW website: https://www.powermetalresources.com/p/204/rrraustralasia-gold-project-footprint

 

The information contained within this announcement is considered to be inside information prior to its release, as defined in Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation No.596/2014 and is disclosed in accordance with the Company's obligations under Article 17 of those Regulations.

For further information please visit https://www.powermetalresources.com/ or contact:

Power Metal Resources plc


Paul Johnson (Chief Executive Officer)

+44 (0) 7766 465 617



SP Angel Corporate Finance (Nomad and Joint Broker)


Ewan Leggat

+44 (0) 20 3470 0470



SI Capital Limited (Joint Broker)


Nick Emerson                                                                                                           

+44 (0) 1483 413 500



First Equity Limited (Joint Broker)


David Cockbill/Jason Robertson

+44 (0) 20 7330 1883

 


 

Notes to Editors:

Power Metal Resources plc (LON:POW) is an AIM listed metals exploration and development company exploring for the key metals used in power generation, transmission, storage and utilisation. The Board and team of advisors, who have proven expertise in exploration, mining and project generation, have identified an opportunity to utilise the Company's position to become a leader in the London market for investors to gain exposure to the power metal commodity suite, particularly cobalt, lithium, copper and nickel. 

 


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