Pioneer Lithium applied for 37 tenements covering 73,061ha in Bahia state, Brazil, for rare earth elements under the Verde Valor Project, targeting radiometric thorium-uranium anomaly.

The area shows potential for clay-hosted rare earth deposits, vital for green energy technologies, with highly weathered saprolite clays confirming favourable geological conditions.

The expansion complements Pioneer Lithium's Root Lake Lithium Project in Ontario, Canada.