Tax Incentive Payment and Mt Roberts Drill Plan
- The Company has received a $512,000 R&D tax incentive payment from the Federal Government
- Drill planning for Mt Roberts is progressing
o A Programme of Works (POW) has been lodged ahead of planned drilling
A 7,000m resource drilling program has been planned over the Mt Roberts Workings, where the Company intersected high grade gold up to 67.4 g/t Au in November 2016. This included:
- MRRC0003: 3m @ 28 g/t Au, including 1m @ 67.4 g/t Au
- MRRC0008: 1m @ 20.3 g/t Au
- MRRC0009: 1m @ 24.4 g/t Au, and
4m @ 7.96 g/t Au, including 2m @ 13.75 g/t Au
An additional 3,000m of exploration drilling has been planned to test satellite targets at the Mt Roberts Project, including the Rum Punch prospect and Kathleen and Screen Workings. A Programme of Works (POW) has been lodged with the Department of Mines and Petroleum, WA, to gain approval for this activity. The drill program is planned to commence in June 2017.
About Alt Resources Ltd
Alt Resources Limited (ASX:ARS) operates in the secure jurisdictions of Western Australia and New South Wales, focusing on gold and base metals. The Company's objectives are to continue aggressive exploration activities to develop the existing projects and define new JORC compliant mineral resources. Key focus for the Company is the Mt Ida Gold Belt region which includes several high value drill and project targets.
The Company also owns a 70% interest in the Paupong and Myalla gold and base metal projects in the Lachlan Orogen, NSW. An aggressive exploration program was undertaken throughout 2016 at the Paupong intrusion-related Au-Cu-Ag system, over an area of 60 square kilometres.
The Board considers the portfolio of assets to represent excellent potential for the discovery of economic gold and copper deposits. Exploration by the Company is ongoing with drilling programs planned and underway at Bottle Creek, Paupong, Myalla and the Mt Roberts project.
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