MPV Exploration Starts Drilling at UMEX

- June 12th, 2018

MPV Explorations has announced that a 1000 meter diamond drilling campaign has started on the West Bloc section of the UMEX Property, located in the sector of Chapais, Québec, Canada.

MPV Explorations(CSE:MPV) has announced that a 1000 meter diamond drilling campaign has started on the West Bloc section of the UMEX Property, located in the sector of Chapais, Québec, Canada.

The company plans to drill 6 holes for a total of a 1000 meters. The main objective will be to validate a previous historical discovery made by Union Miniere Exploration in 1969 and Soquem in 1973-1974.

According to MPV, the historical estimate had originally identified 450,000 tons grading 1.35 percent copper, 2.0 percent zinc and 38 g/t silver, contained within a volcanic massive sulfide lens.

As quoted in the press release, president and chief executive officer of MPV, Jean-François Perras said:

“We are excited to begin our first drilling campaign, the results of this phase 1 will allow us to validate the grades obtained by Soquem on the UMEX property in the early 70s with modern exploration methods; the resulting data will be necessary for planning of our future steps.”

Click here to view the full MPV Explorations (CSE:MPV) press release.

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