Vancouver, British Columbia –June 13, 2018 – Maxtech Ventures Inc. (CSE: MVT) (Frankfurt: M1N) (OTC: MTEHF) (“Maxtech” or the “Company”) and Maxtech Mining Zambia Limited (MMZL) provide details of area of interest exploration licenses filed to the Minister of Mines and Mineral Development of Zambia.
The exploration licenses submitted cover in addition to manganese, the mining rights to iron, cobalt, vanadium, nickel, copper, zinc, lead, gold and chromium on the areas. Once approval is granted for the large scale exploration licenses, MMZL will continue to utilize the services of Lusaka based geological/exploration consultants GeoQuest Limited to conduct exploration work that will primarily concentrate on the search for and evaluation of commercially viable quantities and grades of manganese ore. The Company will file for new mining licenses if initial results are favorable. The Total Estimated Budget Expenditure (Years 1- 4) is between US$1,000,000 to US$3,000,000 depending upon results and how fast work can proceed.
GeoQuest’s exploration activities will include initially: the production of an environmental project brief, pegging/beaconing of license areas, geological mapping, rock chip and soil sampling over the new license areas. A planned program of diamond core and /or RC drilling as well as possibly pitting and trenching to fully evaluate prioritized manganese areas for continuity, grade / purity (deleterious material) and thickness. They will also do the freighting and assaying of the samples.
Assuming that results are positive then the following program will also be considered: follow up diamond core and/or RC drilling, bulk sampling, initial resource estimation, pit optimization, hydrogeological, environmental as well as preliminary financial studies and any other work required to reach ‘decision to mine’ as quickly possible.
GeoQuest Limited will be Maxtech Zambia Mining Limited’s authorized agent to prepare all documentation submitted to the Minister of Mines and Mineral Development of Zambia. The technical information prepared in Zambia will be reviewed by Qualified Persons Mr. Julian Green and / or Mr. Harris Lucas with respect to MMZL manganese projects as defined under National Instrument 43-101.
“MMZL exploration licenses submissions are just the start of our African activities. We are presently researching opportunities in Namibia, and Zimbabwe to add to our expansion plans this quarter,” stated Peter Wilson, CEO of Maxtech Ventures.
About Maxtech Ventures Inc.
Maxtech Ventures Inc. is a Canadian-based diversified industries corporation focused primarily on manganese mineral properties.
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