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Global Energy Metals set for airborne drone survey at battery metals project in Nevada

The survey will be flown by MWH Geo-Surveys International (MWH), a leader in the unmanned aerial vehicle space

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The move comes after encouraging assays of 0.2% cobalt, 0.19% nickel and 2.84% copper

Global Energy Metals Corp (CVE:GEMC) (OTCMKTS:GBLEF) said drones will be used to conduct surveys and modelling at its battery minerals project in Nevada, USA.

The survey will be flown by MWH Geo-Surveys International (MWH), a leader in the unmanned aerial vehicle space.

READ: Global Energy Metals encouraged by initial exploration at Lovelock cobalt project in Nevada

The company's battery minerals asset, consisting of two 'highly prospective' cobalt projects - the Lovelock cobalt mine and the Treasure Box project - which lie around 150km east of the Tesla Gigafactory in Sparks.

Initial exploration results, released earlier this month, were encouraging, with a bulk sample taken by Canada Cobalt Works from waste rock in the historic dumps in front of the mine openings showing assays of 0.2% cobalt, 0.19% nickel and 2.84% copper.

The survey entails around 248 line kilometers of UAV magnetics being flown, while an orthophoto/digital surface model will be flown around the approximate 12.4 square kilometer project area.

Global experience

MWH Geo-Surveys have been exclusively conducting gravity and magnetic surveys and their related topographic surveys around the world sonce 1980.

While the drone magnetic survey technology is new, MWH has been a leader in developing a field proven system and their UAV systems have been successfully used worldwide on numerous successful surveys consisting of more than 20,000 flown kilometers.

Shares were unchanged in Toronto at C$0.04. 

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