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Blencowe Resources PLC New High-Grade Graphite Zone Identified

27/05/2020 7:00am

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)


TIDMBRES

RNS Number : 9817N

Blencowe Resources PLC

27 May 2020

   Date: 27 May 2020                                           Blencowe Resources Plc 

("Blencowe" or the "Company")

New High-Grade Graphite Zone Identified at Orom-Cross Project

The Company is pleased to provide a further update to its ongoing comprehensive JORC Resource diamond drilling program at the Orom-Cross Graphite Project in Northern Uganda.

Highlights

Following a review and remodelling of geophysical survey program data acquired earlier this year, as well as historical pitting and drill results, a highly prospective High-Grade Zone has now been outlined approximately 250m from the current exploration camp site.

The identification of this new High-Grade Zone, which is also in close proximity to the intended plant location, has the potential to lower operating costs as well as deliver additional economic benefits for the overall project.

Following the lifting of travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19, the Company is mobilising drill teams to site this week to recommence the previously outlined broader drilling program. It has now authorised the redirection of a drill rig to test the zone with a single drill hole. This hole is subsequently expected to be completed within the next 10 days and will be reported on in due course along with additional drilling results.

Cameron Pearce Executive Chairman's commented;

"Blencowe is looking at all ways possible to continuously add value to the Orom-Cross Project and the identification of this High-Grade Zone near to infrastructure is further indication of this. We will complete initial confirmatory drilling on this first hole shortly and if the results are positive we will consider how best to include this zone into the overall JORC Resource program that is underway."

For further information please contact:

 
  Blencowe Resources Plc 
   Cameron Pearce / Sam Quinn 
                                         www.blencoweresourcesplc.com 
                                         Tel: +44 (0)1624 681 250 
                                         sam@lionsheadconsultants.com 
 Brandon Hill Capital Limited 
  Jonathan Evans (Corporate Finance)     Tel: +44 (0)20 3463 5000 
                                         jonathan.evans@brandonhillcapital.com 
 

Background

Orom-Cross is a potential world class graphite project both by size and end-product quality, with a high component of larger flakes identified from previous work performed. A 21-year Mining Licence was issued by the Ugandan Government in 2019 following extensive historical work on the deposit.

Orom-Cross presents as a large, shallow open pitable deposit, with an estimated resource in excess of 3 billion tonnes of graphite. Development of the resource is expected to benefit from a low strip ratio and free dig operations, thereby ensuring lower operating and capital costs.

This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact rns@lseg.com or visit www.rns.com.

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