The survey will be flown by MWH Geo-Surveys International (MWH), a leader in the unmanned aerial vehicle space.
The company's battery minerals asset, consisting of two 'highly prospective' cobalt projects - the Lovelock cobalt mine and the Treasure Box project - which lie around 150km east of the Tesla Gigafactory in Sparks.
Initial exploration results, released earlier this month, were encouraging, with a bulk sample taken by Canada Cobalt Works from waste rock in the historic dumps in front of the mine openings showing assays of 0.2% cobalt, 0.19% nickel and 2.84% copper.
The survey entails around 248 line kilometers of UAV magnetics being flown, while an orthophoto/digital surface model will be flown around the approximate 12.4 square kilometer project area.
MWH Geo-Surveys have been exclusively conducting gravity and magnetic surveys and their related topographic surveys around the world sonce 1980.
While the drone magnetic survey technology is new, MWH has been a leader in developing a field proven system and their UAV systems have been successfully used worldwide on numerous successful surveys consisting of more than 20,000 flown kilometers.
Shares were unchanged in Toronto at C$0.04.
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