Bungalien Phosphate Project

On 18 September 2012, the Company announced that Swift  Resources Limited initial public offer was not proceeding and that the Bungalien phosphate rights would revert to an unincorporated joint venture where Swift Venture Corp’s interest would be 70% and GBM’s interest 30%.

On October 8 2012 the Company announced that it had agreed to acquire Swift Venture Corp’s interest in the Bungalien phosphate rights by the issue of 10 million ordinary fully paid shares.

New deposits now at feasibility or construction stage continue to emphasise the potential of the area to be a long term supplier of phosphate rock, vital to feed the growing world population. The phosphate market has been volatile over recent years, however, the long term outlook remains positive. The international Fertiliser Agency is predicting an annual increase of 5.5% in demand for phosphate rock over the next 5 years. In addition CRU has predicted that prices are likely to increase over the next 10 years.

A total of 43 shallow RC drill holes, drilled in two stages, have been completed on the Bungalien Phosphate project areas located in the Georgina Basin, southeast of Mount Isa in North Queensland. Results of both drilling campaigns are very encouraging and confirm the extent of phosphate prospectivity in the area.

Drilling in the Burke River area returned a peak phosphate value exceeding 25% P2O5 among the higher grade results from the 1,436 metre RC drill programmes.

Results include many intersections of significant widths of greater than 10% P2O5 mineralisation. In addition, scout drill holes PRC024, PRC025 and PRC026 intersected phosphate mineralisation in new prospect areas; drill hole PRC026 intersected 7m @ 4.19% P2O5 in Horse Creek EPM15150, and PRC024 intersected 9m @ 2.14% P2O5 in Limestone Creek EPM17849. These holes demonstrate that further substantial areas of these large tenements hold potential for untested phosphate mineralisation at shallow depths.

 

                        Bungalien Phosphate Project target and drillhole location plan.

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