Arc Minerals Ltd (LON:ARCM) rose on Wednesday after news the firm has has kicked off its initial 7,500-metre drilling programme Zamsort/Zaco, the company's copper projects in Zambia.
Two diamond drill rigs will test the large Cheyeza anomaly as well as the Lumbeta and Muswema targets.
Nick von Schirnding, executive chairman, said detailed geophysical surveys and extensive soil sampling programmes had highlighted a number of potential prospects at Zamsort.
Cheyeza is one of our highest-priority targets, he said.
In afternoon trading, shares in ARC Minerals were 2.1% higher at 2.40p.
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