Advanced Explorations (OTC Other: ADEXF; TSX-V: AXI) talks about recent developments at its Roche Bay Iron Property. The 2011 summer resource and geotechnical drilling at Roche Bay has recently been completed, and the Company is in the process of closing down onsite field activities. The results from the civil geotechnical program will be used to finalize the layout of infrastructure for the ongoing Feasibility Study. Resource and technical information gained from this program will be used to update the tonnage for the resource model, while upgrading inferred to indicated resources and for the open pit geotechnical study.
The recent visit of the Chinese delegation successfully accomplished a challenging schedule of community meetings along with detailed technical review meetings of the project. The technical reviews involved the key engineering team and AEI team members assigned to the feasibility study. The delegation also took the opportunity to visit the Roche Bay site and to examine several representative northern mining operations including a visit of a recently commissioned operation.