Cadence Minerals (AIM/NEX: KDNC; OTC: KDNCY) is pleased to note that the momentum at Auroch Minerals (ASX: AOU) Arden and Bonaventura Projects continues to build. Auroch has partnered with DDH1 Drilling for what it refers to as an ‘aggressive maiden drilling programme’, targeting up to 5,000m of high-grade base-metals and/or gold mineralisation across seven high-priority target areas. The drilling is expected to commence this month.
- Maiden exploration drill programmes to be undertaken by DDH1 Drilling
- Drilling is expected to commence this month, with up to 5,000m of RC and diamond drilling planned concurrently at Arden and Bonaventura Projects
- Arden drill programme to target high-grade zinc, copper and cobalt mineralisation across 3 identified prospects
- Bonaventura drill programme to explore for high-grade zinc, copper and gold mineralisation across 4 high-priority target areas
- Drilling programmes are fully-funded from strong balance sheet
The full release can be found at: http://www.investi.com.au/api/announcements/aou/83100bdc-52e.pdf
Cadence Minerals CEO Kiran Morzaria commented: “Following on from the early IP survey results, we are as enthused as the management team at Auroch at the quite exceptional potential of the prospects at Arden and Bonaventura Projects.“
“Comments from Auroch CEO Aidan Platel best sum up the current scenario: ‘To have seven high-priority drill targets with great potential for high-grade mineralisation and significant scale for our maiden programme is quite extraordinary; we really are just seeing the tip of the iceberg in terms of exploring the large areas covered by our two projects.”
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(Joint Broker) David Bick
Neil Passmore / Giles Fitzpatrick
About Cadence Minerals:
Cadence is dedicated to smart investments for a greener world. The planet needs rechargeable batteries on a global scale – upcoming supersized passenger vehicles, lorries and buses – require lithium and other technology minerals to power their cells. Cadence is helping find these minerals in new places and extracting them in new ways, which will meet the demand of this burgeoning market. With over £30 million vested in key assets globally, Cadence is helping us reach tomorrow, today.
Cadence invests across the globe, principally in lithium mining projects. Its primary strategy is taking significant economic stakes in upstream exploration and development assets within strategic metals. We identify assets that have strategic cost advantages that are not replicable, with the aim of achieving lower quartile production costs. The combination of this approach and seeking value opportunities allows us to identify projects capable of achieving high rates of return.
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