Canyon Resources has upgraded its extraction estimates at Minim Martap Bauxite Project in Cameroon to over 1bn mt. The update came after the company successfully conducted physical testing at the project site in Cameroon, West Africa.
The company shared that 1bn mt estimation is only for 12 bauxite plateaux at the project. Dill testing is yet to be conducted at the remaining 62 plateaux.
Canyon Resources announced the completion of the physical properties examination exercise on Aug 25. It involved testing for rock strength, moisture levels, and density.
The company, in a press release, said that over 500 samples extracted from seven pits on the plateaux, ranging in depth from 4.75 to 11m, were tested.