Giyani Metals Corp. (TSXV:EMM) has commenced drilling has commenced at the company’s K.Hill manganese project in Botswana.
CEO Robin Birchall said the objective of the infill drilling programme is to upgrade the current Inferred Mineral Resource at K.Hill into the Indicated Mineral Resource category, from which a CIM Code compliant Reserve can be estimated.
The programme consists of 90 holes and approximately 2700m of reverse circulation (RC) drilling, as well as nine holes and 250m of diamond core (DC) drilling.
“I am very pleased that our team has been able to commence the drilling programme given the significant COVID-19 protocols in place across Botswana,” Mr Birchall said.
“We would like to thank the Government of Botswana for promptly granting the Essential Services Permits needed for the drilling program, as well as supporting every stage of the mobilisation of Stewardship Drilling from Namibia to K.Hill. We will update the market in due course on our progress.”
Giyani Metals Corp. is a mineral resource company focused on the development of its K.Hill, Lobatse and Otse manganese oxide projects in the Kanye Basin, Botswana, Africa.
The company’s flagship K.Hill project is a near-surface deposit currently going through a feasibility study to produce high-purity electrolytic manganese metal and manganese sulphate, both key cathode ingredients for batteries in the expanding electric vehicle (EV) market.