|By Marketwired .||
|March 20, 2014 08:18 PM EDT||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 -- Xmet Inc. ("Xmet" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:XME) is pleased to announce that it has engaged Abitibi Geophysics to commence the ground geophysical program on the 100% Xmet owned Blackflake project. The program will include Ground Magnetic and Induced Polarization surveys and is aimed delineating Xmet's first target for the upcoming drill program.
Over the past two weeks, Xmet has been completing its line cutting program which is necessary to begin the ground geophysics. The area's unusually deep snow cover made progress on the line cutting slower than anticipated, but it is nearing completion.
Xmet would also like to announce that as a result of the VTEM survey, announced February 24th, 2014, it has staked additional lands that captures the full extent of the anomalies.
"Management is excited to be at the final stage before drilling. The Blackflake project has evolved from a very interesting anomaly to a broader exploration play with multiple targets having similar characteristics. Our goal has been to begin our drill program prior to the ice melting, and we are confident that drilling on the Primary Target will begin as planned. Additional staking was targeted as a result of the VTEM survey along the current boarder of our claims and we will be planning programs to develop these targets in the near term. The Blackflake project has developed into an exciting exploration play with multiple targets beyond our Prime target which share similar geophysical features," said Alexander Stewart, Xmet's Chairman and CEO.
About Xmet's Blackflake Project
Xmet's Blackflake Project comprises over 29,000 acres of 100% owned claims approximately 60km to the northwest of Hearst, Ontario and is adjacent to Zenyatta's Hydrothermal Graphite Deposit. Xmet has now conducted three airborne electromagnetic surveys, VTEM and TDEM, which discovered multiple electromagnetic conductors making the targets highly prospective for further exploration. Xmet has developed an excellent working relationship with the Constance Lake First Nation, with whom the company signed an ongoing Exploration Agreement. Xmet has received all necessary approvals from the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines and is currently in the process of line cutting and performing ground geophysics over the Prime Target.
The technical information contained in this news release has been approved by William Yeomans, a director of Xmet, who is a qualified person as defined in "National Instrument 43-101, Standards of Disclosure for Mineral projects".
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Certain information in this press release may contain forward-looking statements. This information is based on current expectations that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Actual results might differ materially from results suggested in any forward-looking statements. Xmet assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward looking-statements unless and until required by securities laws applicable to Xmet. Additional information identifying risks and uncertainties is contained in filings by Xmet with Canadian securities regulators, which filings are available under Xmet's profile at www.sedar.com.