Drilling is expected to commence shortly.
Protek has a strong local knowledge of the terrain and geology, Sienna reported.
“We are very optimistic about the Slättberg cobalt-nickel-copper project,” said Jason Gigliotti, the president of Sienna Resources.
“Recently BMW announced they are looking to secure a long-term supply of battery metals such as lithium and cobalt, as it moves to secure raw materials for its push into electric vehicles over the next decade. The world is moving electric and we want to position Sienna to be at the forefront of this battery metals revolution," he added.