Sama Resources Inc. (TSX-V: SME) is pleased to announce the beginning of the planned 6,000-meter drilling program designed to test high-conductivity targets defined by Phase 1 of the Typhoon™ electromagnetic geophysical survey at the 100%-owned Yepleu property at the Company’s Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Palladium Project in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa.
The drilling program is targeting semi-massive and massive polymetallic sulphide anomalies located between 600 m and 900 m from surface. Capital Drilling Côte d’Ivoire Limited is positioning the drill rig for the first hole.
“Mobilisation to the drill site in Yepleu was completed smoothly and preparations to commence drilling at the site are underway. We are excited to be working with Sama Resources on this project and look forward to commencing the drilling program.” said Mr. Brian Rudd, Executive Director of Capital Drilling.
Capital Drilling (LON:CAPD) provides specialised drilling services to mineral exploration and mining companies in emerging and developing markets, for exploration, development and production stage projects. The Company currently owns and operates a fleet of 91 drilling rigs with established operations in Botswana, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania and Tanzania. The Group’s corporate headquarters are in Mauritius.