Cadence Minerals PLC - Update - Auroch Minerals London Stock Exchange
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Cadence Minerals PLC
21 May 2018

21 May 2018


Cadence Minerals Plc

("Cadence Minerals", "Cadence" or "the Company")


Auroch Minerals Update

17 Target Areas Identified at the Bonaventura Project


Cadence Minerals (AIM/NEX: KDNC; OTC: KDNCY) reports that Auroch Minerals has announced the reinterpretation of historical geophysical data for its 100%-owned Bonaventura Base-metals Project has now been completed. The project is located on the regional-scale CygnetSnelling Fault along trend from existing large base-metal deposits such as the Angas Zinc deposit and the Kanmantoo Copper deposit, in the world-class base-metal mining region of South Australia.




·     Reinterpretation of historical geophysical data for the Bonaventura Base-metals Project completed

·     A total of 17 target areas identified by SGC from the reinterpretation of high-resolution aeromagnetic, radiometric, gravity and induced polarisation (IP) data

·     Geophysical data is coincident with high-grade target areas identified from Auroch's ground reconnaissance and will assist in the definition of drill targets for zinc, lead, copper and gold mineralisation

·     A new IP survey has been planned for 3 high-priority target areas to commence in June

·     Access and permitting processes for the maiden drill programme are well-advanced.


Auroch Minerals is now focused on the recently acquired Arden and Bonventura projects located in the world class mining region of South Australia.


Cadence currently owns a 7.7% equity stake in Auroch Minerals, which is an exploration company targeting principally zinc, cobalt and lithium.


The full release can be found at:


Kiran Morzaria, Chief Executive Officer of Cadence, commented:

"The reinterpretation of the historical geophysical data and the identification of 17 exploration target areas confirms the exciting potential of the Bonaventura Project for both base-metal and precious-metal mineralisation."


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For further information, please contact.

Cadence Minerals plc

+44 (0) 207 440 0647

Andrew Suckling

Kiran Morzaria


WH Ireland Limited (NOMAD & Broker)

+44 (0) 207 220 1666

James Joyce

James Sinclair-Ford




Hannam & Partners LLP (Joint Broker)

+44 (0) 207 907 8500

Neil Passmore

Giles Fitzpatrick


Square1 Consulting

+44 (0) 207 929 5599

David Bick


Qualified Person


Kiran Morzaria B.Eng. (ACSM), MBA, has reviewed and approved the information contained in this announcement. Kiran holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial Geology) from the Camborne School of Mines and an MBA (Finance) from CASS Business School.


About Cadence Minerals:


Cadence is dedicated to smart investments for a greener world. The planet needs rechargeable batteries on a global scale - upcoming supersized passenger vehicles, lorries and buses - require lithium and other technology minerals to power their cells. Cadence is helping find these minerals in new places and extracting them in new ways, which will meet the demand of this burgeoning market. With over GBP20 million vested in key assets globally, Cadence is helping us reach tomorrow, today.

Cadence invests across the globe, principally in lithium mining projects. Its primary strategy is taking significant economic stakes in upstream exploration and development assets within strategic metals. We identify assets that have strategic cost advantages that are not replicable, with the aim of achieving lower quartile production costs. The combination of this approach and seeking value opportunities allows us to identify projects capable of achieving high rates of return.

The Cadence board has a blend of mining, commodity investing, fund management and deal structuring knowledge and experience, that is supported by access to key marketing, political and industry contacts. These resources are leveraged not only in our investment decisions but also in continuing support of our investments, whether it be increasing market awareness of an asset, or advising on product mix or path to production. Cadence Mineral's goal is to assist management to rapidly develop the project up the value curve and deliver excellent returns on its investments.



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