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Work at the company's Cancet project is building toward a maiden resource in Q1 2023, said Managing Director Chris Evans.
Winsome Resources: Drilling Toward Maiden Resource at Quebec Lithium Projectyoutu.be
Although prices have cooled off from the highs seen earlier this year, the lithium market remains in focus and investors are interested in how to get exposure to the green energy transition.
Chris Evans, managing director at Winsome Resources (ASX:WR1), said Australian investors in particular are aware of the lithium opportunity and reacted well to the company's ASX listing this past November.
The company initially came to market with three lithium assets in the James Bay region of Quebec, and has since acquired two additional lithium projects in the province.
Speaking to the Investing News Network, Evans explained that Cancet is the company's main focus. Recent assay results released during the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention build on previous drilling at the property, and have increased the known pegmatite strike length to 1,200 metres from 600 metres.
Looking forward, Evans said that two geological teams are now on the ground at Cancet and are investigating targets identified through geophysical surveys to figure out which of them require drilling.
Known pegmatites that have already been drilled are also being stripped and cleared so that the company can complete field mapping and decide where to drill next.
"Really all that's working towards a maiden resource in the first quarter of 2023," Evans said.
In terms of the overall lithium market, he said a recent Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) report saying the battery metals bull market is "over for now" put a damper on sentiment, but is generally not thought to be a major concern.
"I think that probably initiated a bit of a correction in the market, which may have been needed because lithium prices and stocks were at all-time highs," he said. "But in terms of an oversupply like Goldman Sachs is predicting, I haven't heard anyone agree with that since I've been here at PDAC."
Watch the interview above for more from Evans on Winsome Resources and its plans for the next six months. You can also click here for our recap of PDAC, and here for our full PDAC playlist on YouTube.
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Securities Disclosure: I, Charlotte McLeod, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article.
Editorial Disclosure: Winsome Resources is a client of the Investing News Network. This article is not paid-for content.
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