The Board of Directors of Arctic Minerals AB (publ) has appointed Jonatan Forsberg as new CEO of the Company. He replaces Krister Söderholm, who will retire as CEO but continue as Director of the Board. Jonatan will take up his position from March 1, 2020.
Arctic Minerals AB is pleased to announce that it has signed an earn-in and joint venture agreement with Rio Tinto Mining & Exploration Ltd, a subsidiary of the Rio Tinto Group. Rio Tinto is one of the world's largest mining companies. The agreement concerns Artic Minerals' copper exploration project in the Peräpohja region of southern Finnish Lapland. The exploration is carried out by Arctic Minerals' wholly owned subsidiary, Norrbotten Exploration AB, which is holder of the exploration reservations and exploration permits. The agreement is subject to the completion of satisfactory due diligence by Rio Tinto.
Arctic Minerals AB is pleased to announce that drilling at its Vihanti, Finland zinc-copper-gold project, has commenced this week. The Vihanti project includes three drill targets, Kuuhkamo, Vilminko and Vihanti Deeps. Drilling has now commenced at the first target, Kuuhkamo.
Arctic Minerals AB (Nasdaq First North Growth Market, Stockholm ("ARCT") is pleased to announce it has identified a new area with exploration potential for PGE (platinum group elements) and chromite in northern Finland. Arctic Minerals' subsidiary, Norrbotten Exploration AB, has therefore applied to Tukes, the authority in charge of mineral rights in Finland, for an exploration reservation covering 8.0 km2. The new reservation application, "Paasivaara", is located approximately 15 km northeast of the city of Kemi, Finland.
Arctic Minerals AB (Nasdaq First North Growth Market, Stockholm: "ARCT") is pleased to announce that it has been granted an exploration permit for its Vilminko zinc-copper-gold target in central Finland. The permit has been granted by Tukes, the authority in charge of mineral rights in Finland. The receipt of the permit will allow the company to carry out exploration drilling at Vilminko.
Arctic Minerals AB is pleased to announce that drilling at its Vihanti, Finland zinc-copper-gold project will start in November 2019. This follows the granting of the necessary exploration permit by the mining authority, Tukes. The Lampinsaari exploration permit includes both the "Vihanti Deeps" and the "Kuuhkamo" drill targets.
Arctic Minerals AB is pleased to announce it has identified a new area with exploration potential for gold in northern Finland. The company has therefore to Tukes, the authority in charge of mineral rights in Finland, applied for an exploration reservation covering 365 km2, approximately 100 km northeast of the town of Kittilä, Finland and approximately 20 km southwest of the old gold panning village of Tankavaara. The approval of the application by Tukes is expected soon and the reservation is valid two years from date of filing.
First half-year (January - June) 2019
- The profit after taxes for the first half year 2019 was MSEK - 1.9 (- 1.1).
- The earnings per share (EPS) for the first half year was SEK -0.03 (-0.02).
- Equity per share at the end of the period was SEK 0.86 (0.93).
- The cash balance at end of the period amounted to MSEK 3.2 (9.6).
Arctic Minerals AB (Nasdaq First North Stockholm: "ARCT") is pleased to issue an update on its exploration for copper in the Peräpohja Schist Belt in northern Finland. The company in January 2019 announced that during the 2018 field work copper was found in a number of locations, together with lesser amounts of silver and gold. Samples from both bedrock and boulders contained significant grades of copper, gold and silver. The best of the boulders contained 5.25% copper, 0.4 gram gold per ton and 12 grams silver per ton.