Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXV:CCE,OTCQX:CMRZF) announced an update on the work that has been done at its Blue River tantalum-niobium project since June of this year, when a NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource update was released for the Upper Fir deposit. The company noted that this year’s activities broadly support further exploration and development at the site.
According to the press release, highlights of the update include:
- Completion of Phase 2 metallurgical test work to optimize the use of desliming and carbonate rejection flotation, as well as chemical reagent dosages to increase the efficiency of rougher/cleaner Ta/Nb flotation and to finalize the preliminary process flow sheet developed in Phase 1 which formed the basis of the PEA.
- Mineral Resource update underway at AMEC to include results of exploration in 2012, as well as 34 additional drill holes (totalling 8,715 m) of infill drilling completed in 2011.