Robex plans 16,525 m of drilling at Nampala in 2017
ROBEX RESOURCES Inc. has confirmed a drilling plan of 16,525 metres for the year 2017, with the vast majority concentrated around the main pit of the Nampala mine in Mali.
In early 2017, Robex agreed with the world-renowned firm InnovExplo. Over the past few weeks, it has carried out a geological reinterpretation of the main pit of the Nampala mine. This step was crucial to understanding the mineralization controls in order to properly plan and implement the drilling strategy.
The objectives of drilling the 16,500 metres will be to test the extensions of the mineralized zones of the Nampala pit, to confirm and extend the gold values previously intersected in the neighbouring areas to the pit, and to confirm the presence of mineral resources that could enter directly into the current mine plan to increase mine life.
The plan proposed by InnovExplo consists of 4,750 metres of core drilling and 11,775 metres of reverse circulation (RC) drilling. The drillings will begin once the rainy season is over, around Oct. 1, 2017, and will take place in the last quarter of 2017.
The drilling campaign will test five different targets:
• In the immediate extensions to the south and west of the main pit in order to confirm the extension of the known mineralized zones;
• In the pit in operation to delimit and test the homogeneity of economic zones;
• To the east and on the extension of the mineralized corridor to the south in order to identify areas potentially capable of increasing the resources of the operating area.
As a result of this work, Robex will be able to have a better quantitative and qualitative understanding of the mineralization system contained and surrounding the current pit. All the work related to the development and maintenance of the drilling campaign as well as the characterization of the mineral resources will be done under the supervision of InnovExplo. The latter will manage the integration of the new information with the current database with the ultimate aim of developing a new mineral resource estimate as well as the preparation of an updated technical report complying with the standards of regulation National Instrument 43-101.
Robex intends to extend its prospecting effort over the next few years on the overall exploration of the Mininko permit, where the Nampala mine is located.
The geological information contained in this press release has been val idated by Francois Kerr-Gillespie, Geo, MSc, of InnovExplo, a qualified person within the meaning of National Instrument 43-101 responsible for the exploration on the Nampala site in Mali.
Annual general shareholders meeting
Robex held its annual general shareholders meeting on June 15, 2017, in Quebec City. At this meeting, the following directors were re-elected for a one-year term: Georges Cohen, Richard Faucher, Julien Cohen, Michel Doyon, Claude Goulet, Christian Marti and Benjamin Cohen.
Georges Cohen and Richard Faucher were elected by the directors of the company respectively as president and vice-president of the board of directors. In addition, the following directors were re-elected as members of the company’s audit committee for a one-year term: Julien Cohen, Mr. Doyon and Mr. Goulet.
Robex shareholders also voted in favour of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP/srl/sencrl, which will be responsible for the audit of the company’s financial statements for the year ended Dec. 31, 2017.
We seek Safe Harbor.
Benjamin Cohen, Georges Cohen, Julien Cohen, Michel Doyon, Richard Regis Faucher, Claude Goulet, Christian A Marti
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