American Manganese Inc. (CVE:AMY) reports that Kemetco Research Inc. of Richmond, BC has been awarded the contract for its Artillery Peak Manganese deposit located in Mojave County, Arizona.
The press release is quoted as saying:
The Artillery Peak Manganese deposit is estimated to contain an indicated resource of about 92.8 million tonnes grading 3.27% Mn (6.7 billion lbs contain Mn), and an inferred resource of about 107.2 million tonnes grading 3.76% Mn (8.9 billion lbs contained Mn).
American Manganese’s President and CEO, Mr. Larry Reaugh says:
“I am pleased and excited with this next phase of our work program.” “Kemetco has done a good job for us in the past and they have the high calibre manpower and facilities to complete the test work by the 3rd quarter of 2011, and file the complete patent application covering the innovative hydro-metallurgical manganese extraction process with the U.S. Patent Office by year end.”