ValOre Metals Corp. (‘ValOre’; TSX‐V: VO; OTC: KVLQF; FRANKFURT: KEQ0) announced a significant strengthening of the company’s technical team and an update on the 2020 core drill program for ValOre’s 100 %-owned Pedra Branca Platinum Group Element Project (‘PGE’, ‘2PGE+Au’) in northeastern Brazil.
Consulting exploration geologists Robert A. Brozdowski, Ph.D., P. Geo., and Robert Carpenter, Ph.D., P. Geo., bring experience and direct expertise with PGE-enriched ultramafic systems, and both are synonymous with unearthing significant discoveries. In-country Project Geologist, Thiago Diniz, M.Sc., P.Geo., will assist in executing and managing ValOre’s remaining 2020 exploration program. The talented trio join Colin Smith, M.SC., P.Geo., who is overseeing ValOre’s new project review.
ValOre has an agreement with drilling company Servitec Foraco Sondagem SA (Servitec-Foraco) to complete a 6000 m (19 685.04 ft) core drill program at Pedra Branca. Equipment and crews will mobilize immediately, and drilling is expected to commence mid-July for the permitted, two-phase program, with phase 1 and phase 2 totaling 2875 m (9432.42 ft) and 3035 m (9957.35 ft), respectively.