Toronto, Ontario – May 7, 2019 – PowerOre Inc. (“Power Ore” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: PORE) is pleased to announce that is has engaged Chibougamau Diamond Drilling Ltd. to complete the 3,500 metre drill campaign on the Opemiska Copper Mine Complex. The drill program is expected to begin within weeks.
The drill program will focus on targeting 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 Entire drill campaign is expected to take 45 days.
About Opemiska Copper Mine Complex
The Opemiska Copper Complex is located adjacent to the town of Chapais, Quebec within the Chibougamau region. Opemiska is also within the Abitibi Greenstone belt and within the boundaries of the Province of Quebec’s Plan Nord which promotes and funds infrastructure and development of natural resource projects. The project consists of 11 mining claims and covers the past producing Springer & Perry mines which were owned and operated by Falconbridge. The project has excellent in place infrastructure including a power station and direct access to Highway 113 and the Canadian National Railway.
Opemiska was mined by Falconbridge as a high-grade underground mining operation, and was in production for over 35 years prior to Ex-In acquiring the property in 1993.
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