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Power Metal Resources #POW – December interview with CEO Paul Johnson

Alan Green talks to CEO Paul Johnson. We cover the drilling campaign at the Molopo Farms Complex project in Botswana, before Paul covers recent developments at the Tati Gold project, also in Botswana. We then look at developments in Canada, both at the group’s Athabasca Uranium project and the new Lithium project acquisition, before we turn to the upcoming IPO’s including Golden Metal Resources and First Development Resources. Paul looks at what the Christmas period will hold for the POW team and the likely news flow over the Xmas period and into the new year.

Power Metals Resources #POW – Kalahari Key Acquisition Complete – Power Metal Now Holds 87.71% Interest. Molopo Farms Drilling Update

Power Metal Resources PLC (LON:POW),  the London listed exploration company seeking large-scale metal discoveries across its global project portfolio announces the completion of the transaction to increase the Company’s interest in Kalahari Key Mineral Exploration Pty Limited (“KKME” or “Kalahari Key”) further details of which were provided in the Company’s announcement of 3 November 2022 (the “Transaction”):


Kalahari Key holds a 100% interest in the Molopo Farms Complex Project (the “Project”, “Molopo Farms”), where a large-scale nickel platinum-group metal (“PGM”) discovery is being targeted in southwestern Botswana.


§ Following completion of the Transaction, Power Metal now holds 87.71% of Kalahari Key and therefore the Molopo Farms Project.

§ The 2,600m diamond drill programme at Molopo Farms is progressing well with two holes now completed at target area T1-6, and the third drill hole in progress at target area T1-14.

§ At T1-14 the Company is testing an electromagnetic superconductor identified by a recently completed moving loop electromagnetic (MLEM) survey. The last reported depth from the drillhole in progress, DDH1-14B, was 345 metres.

§ Downhole geophysics is now complete on drill hole DDH1-6B from Target area T1-6, with the geophysics interpretation results expected shortly.

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

“Today’s confirmation that Power Metal has now completed the transaction and increased its interest in Molopo Farms to 87.71% is great news for the Company. My thanks to all involved in enabling this Transaction to happen so efficiently.

We have completed the Transaction whilst in the midst of the Molopo Farms drill programme where we are progressing well with the third drill hole targeting the superconductor at target area T1-14.

A further exploration update is expected to follow in the near term as we continue, what for Power Metal, is a particularly exciting drill programme.”

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (“MAR”), and is disclosed in accordance with the Company’s obligations under Article 17 of MAR.

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/Charlie Bouverat

+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



Power Metal Resources plc – Background

Power Metal Resources plc (LON:POW) is an AIM listed metals exploration company which finances and manages global resource projects and is seeking large scale metal discoveries.

The Company has a principal focus on opportunities offering district scale potential across a global portfolio including precious, base and strategic metal exploration in North America, Africa and Australia.

Project interests range from early-stage greenfield exploration to later-stage prospects currently subject to drill programmes.

Power Metal will develop projects internally or through strategic joint ventures until a project becomes ready for disposal through outright sale or separate listing on a recognised stock exchange thereby crystallising the value generated from our internal exploration and development work.

Value generated through disposals will be deployed internally to drive the Company’s growth or may be returned to shareholders through share buy backs, dividends or in-specie distributions of assets.

Exploration Work Overview

Power Metal has multiple internal exploration programmes completed or underway, with results awaited.  The status for each of the Company’s priority exploration projects is outlined in the table below.





Work Completed or Underway

Results Awaited

Athabasca Uranium



Ground exploration programme complete at 3 properties.  Preliminary planning for work in Spring/Summer 2023 is ongoing.

Assay results from samples collected during fieldwork.

Molopo Farms



First 2 holes at T1-6 conductor target drilling complete. T1-14 first hole underway. Further MLEM surveys planned over additional AEM targets identified.

Drill programme updates and findings from further MLEM survey work.

Tati Project



RC drilling and sampling of mine dumps complete.

Mine dumps processing and project commercial and exploration next steps.

Exploration work programmes may also be underway within Power Metal investee companies and planned IPO vehicles where Power Metal has a material interest, the findings from which will be released on their respective websites, with simultaneous updates through Power Metal regulatory announcements where required.  These interests are summarised in the table below:




First Class Metals PLC

Investment – POW 27.91%

Exploration in the Schreiber-Hemlo region of Ontario, Canada



First Development Resources PLC

Planned IPO – POW 62.12%

Exploration in Western Australia and the Northern Territory of Australia



Golden Metal Resources PLC

Planned IPO – POW 83.13%

Exploration and development in Nevada, USA



Kavango Resources PLC

Investment – POW 14.03% (subject to completion of Kanye Resources disposal announced 8.7.22 and issue of Kavango shares e.g. financing announced 24.10.22)

Exploration in Botswana



New Ballarat Gold PLC

Planned IPO – POW 49.9%

Exploration in the Victoria Goldfields of Australia

A new website is currently in development which will be found atwww.newballaratgoldcorp.com .

In the interim further information in respect of NBGC can be found at:

https://www.powermetalresources.com/project/victoria-goldfields/ .


Uranium Energy Exploration PLC

Planned IPO – POW on listing estimated 50-55%

Uranium exploration in the Athabasca region of Canada


Power Metal Resources #POW November Interview – Alan Green talks to CEO Paul Johnson

Alan Green talks to CEO Paul Johnson. We cover the drilling campaign at the Molopo Farms Complex project in Botswana, where nickel sulphides have been identified, before Paul covers the bonanza gold grades announced this week at the Tati Gold project, also in Botswana. We then look at developments at the group’s uranium assets, including the development of Uranium Energy Exploration, before with turn to the upcoming IPO freight train, including Golden Metal Resources, First Development Resources and the New Ballarat Gold Company. Paul looks at what the IPO’s will mean for the POW balance sheet, before covering some of the other key upcoming value inflection points.

Power Metal Resources #POW – October 2022 interview with CEO Paul Johnson

A number of developments over the summer months, particularly the discovery at the Molopo Farms project in Botswana, has seen huge amounts of investor interest in Power Metal Resources #POW, plus as we’ve seen already with First Class Metals #FCM, the POW project spinout and IPO strategy is already reaping dividends. Paul covers the latest developments at the Molopo Farms drilling campaign, before looking at the company’s fast growing uranium portfolio. We look at progress on the other upcoming IPO spinouts, including Golden Metal Resources #GMT and First Development Resources #FDR, and then Paul discussed the latest Berringa mine acquisition at the New Ballarat Gold Company. We finish with 3 points for investors to weigh up when looking at a potential POW investment.

Stockbox Research Talks Special. Alan Green discusses the investment case for Evrima #EVA

Stockbox Research Talks Special. Alan Green discusses the investment case for Evrima #EVA

Kavango Resources #KAV – Extension to KKME option

Further to the announcement on 25 February 2021, Kavango Resources plc (LSE:KAV), announces an extension to the exclusive three month option (“Option”) to acquire 85.23% of KKME. Kavango now has until close of business on Friday 18 March 2022 to complete exercise of the Option.

Technical due diligence of the Molopo Farms Project has revealed possible drill locations, which the Company believes have potential to become high priority targets. Kavango requires additional time to complete further review of the data and operational planning.

Kavango intends to publish an operational update concerning the Molopo Farms Project in the coming weeks.

Details of the Option can be viewed in the following RNS:


Other than the three-month term of the Option, the terms originally described in the announcement on 26 November 2021 remain the same.

Further information in respect of the Company and its business interests is provided on the Company’s website at www.kavangoresources.com and on Twitter at #KAV.

For further information please contact:

Kavango Resources plc

Ben Turney


 First Equity (Joint Broker)

+44 207 374 2212

Jason Robertson             

SI Capital Limited (Joint Broker)

+44 1483 413500

Nick Emerson

Power Metal Resources #POW Fundraising – Paul Johnson talks to Alan Green

Power Metal Resources #POW Fundraising – Paul Johnson and Alan Green discuss junior resource stocks and the sense that the sector ‘malaise’ is starting to bottom out. We discuss the placing announced this morning, which raised just over £1m to accelerate strategic expansion. We look at developments at the Katoro Haneti JV, discuss expansion at the Athabasca uranium project near Saskatchewan and the ‘bonanza’ silver grades at the Canada Silver Peak project. Paul discusses the progress of the IPO’s, including Golden Metal and FDR and outlines upcoming developments in Q1 2022.

Power Metal Resources #POW – CEO Paul Johnson talks to Alan Green about this week’s developments in Australia and the USA

Alan Green talks to Power Metal Resources #POW CEO Paul Johnson from the Sussex Innovation Centre podcast studio about the geophysics bullseye target found at the FDR #Copper #Gold project at the Paterson Province, Australia, plus the option agreement to purchase the Pilot Mountain Project from #Thor Mining to add to the #Golconda, #Stonewall & #Garfield projects in #Nevada. Paul also talks about the upcoming project spinoff IPOs

Power Metal Resources #POW – Alan Green talks to CEO Paul Johnson

Power Metal Resources #POW CEO Paul Johnson talks to Alan Green about his major commitment to the company and the 74.5m shares he, his family and Value Generation Ltd hold in the business. Paul discusses how the IPO process will generate value for shareholders, and for POW. Finally Paul updates on all key projects including the Silver Peak project in British Columbia, the Hemlo-Schreiber Gold belt project, the Goldconda and Stonewall project in Nevada, and in Australia the Red Rock #RRR Australasia JV in Victoria and Paterson Province FDR JV in the Pilbara. We finish on the African portfolio including the Botswana Molopo Farms Project, Kalahari Copper Belt South Ghanzi Acacia and Morula prospects and Ditau joint ventures with Kavango Resources #KAV, the Tanzania Haneti Nickel JV with Katoro Gold #KAT and the DRC Copper Cobalt project.

Power Metal Resources #POW – Business Update June 30th 2021

Power Metal Resources #POW CEO Paul Johnson provides some background to the business update announced by the company today.

Paul updates on all key projects including Red Rock #RRR Australasia RRAL JV in Victoria, Paterson Province FDR Australia. He looks at the African portfolio including the Botswana Molopo Farms Project, Kalahari Copper Belt South Ghanzi Acacia and Morula prospects and Ditau joint ventures with Kavango Resources #KAV, the Tanzania Haneti Nickel JV with Katoro Gold #KAT and the DRC Copper Cobalt project.

Paul then discusses Silver Peak project in British Columbia, and the new Hemlo-Schreiber Gold belt project on the North shore of Lake Superior, finishing in the USA with the Alamo Gold project, and recent acquisitions in Nevada, namely the Golconda Gold project, the Garfield Gold Copper project and the Stonewall Gold project.

Paul covers the three project spinoff IPO plans and the upcoming catalysts for triggering value

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