Don't Forget To
Rate This Article

Get the Latest Investment Ideas Delivered Straight to Your Inbox. Subscribe


Uranium Co. Reports Solid Drill Results at Alligator River
Trending Company

Share on Stocktwits


Shares of Vimy Resources Ltd. traded 19% higher after the company reported positive results from the first two diamond drill holes at its Alligator River Project in Australia's Northern Territory. The company said it plans to prepare a mineral resource update for its Angularli Deposit in late 2022.

Perth-based uranium exploration and development company Vimy Resources Limited (VMY:ASX, VMY:OTCQB), announced results from the first two diamond drill (DD) holes drilled at its 100% owned Angularli Deposit in Australia's Northern Territory.

The company advised that DD rigs successfully intercepted new uranium mineralization thereby extending the known boundary of the Angularli Deposit in an up-dip direction around 200 meters above what was previously believed to be the limit of uranium mineralization.  

The firm highlighted results from drill hole ARDD0004 which registered segments of 5.40 m of 0.45% eU3O8 and 6.35 m of 0.95% eU3O8, including 2.95 m of 1.42% eU3O8. The company added that data from drill hole ARDD0003 also returned excellent results that included 4.50 m of 0.56% eU3O8 starting from a depth of 184.7m. 

The firm advised that the data collected in these first two holes warrant additional investigative drilling further up-dip from the current drill holes in order to determine and potentially extend the scope of the mineralization contained within the Mamadawerre Sandstone Formation.

The company's Managing Director and CEO Steven Michael commented, "Our team is very excited by the early success achieved in the first two holes at Angularli, which contains the highest uranium grade of any known uranium resource within Australia. These first two holes continue to demonstrate the growth potential of Angularli to increase in scale and value."

"Drilling continues with additional up-dip and down-plunge holes and Vimy expects to update the mineral resource in late 2022," Michael added.

The Angularli Deposit is part of the Alligator River Project, which is located roughly 380 km by road from the city of Darwin in the Northern Territory. Angularli is host to an Inferred resource estimate of 25.9Mlb U3O8. The resource estimate for Angularli was completed based upon results gathered from a total of 30 DD holes completed to date. The firm noted that the best intercept recorded so far at Angularli was in hole WRD0084 which returned 41.5 m of 2.93% U3O8, including 22.9 m of 4.63% U3O8.

Vimy Resources indicated that it intends to drill a minimum of 19 DD holes at Angularli over the course of the next four months. The first phase of drilling will include seven holes designed to target up-dip and down-plunge extensions with the goal of testing and expanding the existing resource. Following that, 12 additional DD holes are scheduled to for the Angularli North, South and West prospects.

The company stated that the results aggregated from testing the up-dip and down-plunge of the Angularli Deposit will be utilized and incorporated into the updated mineral estimate which it expects to be completed later this year.

Vimy Resources is a resource development company headquartered in West Perth, Western Australia. The firm is focused on exploration and development of uranium assets in Australia. The company's flagship property is its wholly owned Mulga Rock project which is situated east-northeast of Kalgoorlie in the Great Victoria Desert. Mulga Rock is one of Australia's largest undeveloped uranium resources with estimated total metal content reserves of 42.3 Mlb U3O8.

Vimy also owns a 100% interest in the Alligator River Project located in the Alligator River uranium district in the Northern Territory. The region is one of the top three global uranium districts. As of March 2018, the Alligator River Project's Angularli deposit had an Inferred resource of 24.9 Mlb U3O8.

Vimy Resources started the day Monday with a market cap of around $134.6 million with approximately 1.165 billion shares outstanding. VMRSF shares opened 8% higher Monday at $0.125 (+$0.0094, +8.13%) over the previous day's $0.1156 closing price. The stock traded between $0.125 and $0.1375 per share and closed for trading at $0.1375 (+$0.0219, +18.94%).

Want to be the first to know about interesting Uranium investment ideas? Sign up to receive the FREE Streetwise Reports' newsletter. Subscribe


1) Stephen Hytha wrote this article for Streetwise Reports LLC and provides services to Streetwise Reports as an independent contractor. He or members of his household own securities of the following companies mentioned in the article: None. He or members of his household are paid by the following companies mentioned in this article: None.

2) The following companies mentioned in this article are billboard sponsors of Streetwise Reports: None. Click here for important disclosures about sponsor fees.

3) Comments and opinions expressed are those of the specific experts and not of Streetwise Reports or its officers. The information provided above is for informational purposes only and is not a recommendation to buy or sell any security.

4) The article does not constitute investment advice. Each reader is encouraged to consult with his or her individual financial professional and any action a reader takes as a result of information presented here is his or her own responsibility. By opening this page, each reader accepts and agrees to Streetwise Reports' terms of use and full legal disclaimer. This article is not a solicitation for investment. Streetwise Reports does not render general or specific investment advice and the information on Streetwise Reports should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell any security. Streetwise Reports does not endorse or recommend the business, products, services or securities of any company mentioned on Streetwise Reports.

5) From time to time, Streetwise Reports LLC and its directors, officers, employees or members of their families, as well as persons interviewed for articles and interviews on the site, may have a long or short position in securities mentioned. Directors, officers, employees or members of their immediate families are prohibited from making purchases and/or sales of those securities in the open market or otherwise from the time of the decision to publish an article until three business days after the publication of the article. The foregoing prohibition does not apply to articles that in substance only restate previously published company releases.

Want to read more about Uranium investment ideas?
Get Our Streetwise Reports Newsletter Free and be the first to know!

A valid email address is required to subscribe