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Latin Resources appoints exploration manager in Argentina

The company's managing director recently met with the new San Luis mining secretary.
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A number of news events are on the horizon for the company

Latin Resources Ltd (ASX:LRS) has appointed Samuel Moyle as its new exploration manager for its Argentinian projects.

Moyle has 8 years experience in mineral exploration and resource development across Australia, Chile and Argentina working with a number of ASX-listed companies.

Most recently Moyle was with Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX:PLS) where he played a significant role enabling the discovery of the Pilgangoora Lithium Project in Western Australia.

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Latin’s managing director Chris Gale said: “We are extremely pleased by the appointment of Sam Moyle as our new exploration manager to utilise his very sound knowledge and experience on hard rock lithium pegmatites in the WA Pilbara to develop our exciting lithium projects in Argentina.

“Sam is currently in Argentina familiarising himself with our projects.

“I am very confident that our San Luis projects will be permitted for drilling soon which in turn will enable the company to move forward with our objective of developing the company’s maiden JORC resource.

“We have also secured a solid funding arrangement with Lind Partners that finances our exploration including our drilling program.”

Gale visits new San Luis mining secretary

The company continues to make progress with project concessions being granted and drill permitting.

Latin’s managing director recently met with the new mining secretary for the San Luis province in Argentina.

The meeting was very positive and Latin is confidence that permitting is close to fruition.

Furthermore, as soon as the relevant permits are approved drilling will then commence on selected projects.

Spodumene to lithium carbonate result expected shortly

The National University of Cuyo (UnCuyo) has completed the first stage test work on the spodumene to lithium carbonate process pilot plant in Mendoza, Argentina.

The first stage test work assay results are expected to be released very shortly.

The trials are to test the patented process to convert spodumene concentrate to lithium carbonate product required by the battery market.

Latin has secured an exclusive licence to the technology being developed by UnCuyo.

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