The equipment being purchased by Global Nickel will allow the Company to increase the effectiveness of the drilling campaign by between 25-30% thus allowing the Company to maximize its drilling investigation of the three projects.
Exploration Operational Update
Global Nickel is also pleased to announce that it continues to make progress with its surface sampling initiative and geophysics analysis which is continuing to inform the Company's large-scale drilling effort on its Laverton project areas. A total of 250 soil samples and 100 Bulk Leach Extractable Gold ("BLEG") samples have been sent this week to the laboratory for analysis with results expected within two to four weeks. Global Nickel is now carefully evaluating the exploration potential of the tightly constrained gold anomaly that is present on the Jutson Rocks joint venture with Cazaly Resources in particular through use of the BLEG sampling method. It now appears that all three joint ventures in the contiguous Laverton project area are highly prospective for copper and gold as much, if not more so, than nickel. Global Nickel also believes that there is the potential for VMS on the Mt. Venn joint venture with Platina Resources. As such, Global Nickel is still engaging in target evaluation and refinement prior to commencement of the drill campaign.
The Company is very much looking forward to the commencement of drilling at Mt. Cornell followed by Jutson Rocks and Mt. Venn and will update the market shortly on exact timing of commencement.
US Listing contemplated
The Company is also pleased to announce that it is contemplating a listing of its shares in the United States of America to allow international investors to trade in US dollars. Global Nickel has received a very good reception overseas as international investors remember previous exploration in the region.
About Global Metals Exploration NL
Global Metals Exploration NL (ASX:GXN) is a Sydney-based exploration and investment company that manages mineral and mining assets in Australia and New Zealand.
The Company's is currently developing the Jutson Rocks Gold and Nickel project and the Mt Cornell Gold and Nickel project in Western Australia. The Company is also developing the Round Hill Gold Mine and the Longwoods Tops Igneous Complex Platinum project in New Zealand.
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