Toronto, Ontario – May 21, 2019 – PowerOre Inc. (“Power Ore” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: PORE) is pleased announce that drilling on the Opemiska Copper Mine Complex in Quebec has begun over the past few days. This drill program is focused on Springer’s near surface, high-grade and disseminated mineralization, as well as validating historical drilling conducted by Falconbridge with the goal of publishing a pit constrained NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate.  The drill campaign is expected to take 45 days

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