West Cobar Metals reported drill results from its aircore drilling program at the Salazar Critical Minerals Project located 150km northeast of Esperance, Western Australia.

The aims of the 63-hole, 2,217m drilling program included extending and enhancing existing REE, TiO2, alumina, and scandium resources at the Newmont deposit.

High-grade intercepts were found, including 21m with 2,775 ppm TREO, 6.1% TiO2, 59 ppm Sc from 10m in SZA 306, and 13m with 1,455 ppm TREO, 7.5% TiO2, 88 ppm Sc from 12m in SZA 307.

The drilling program also identified prospective copper mineralisation, highlighted by 26m at 601 ppm Cu from 58m in SZA337 at the Glenlivet prospect.