The RZY Project, located in Qinghai, China is an early stage silver-lead-zinc exploration project, situated on a high plateau with an average elevation of 5,000 metres above sea level. The RZY Project is located approximately 237 kilometres via paved and gravel roads from the city of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, or 820 kilometres via paved highway from Qinghai Province’s capital city of Xining. In 2016, the Qinghai Government issued a moratorium which suspended exploration for twenty six mining projects including the Company’s RZY project in the region and classified the region as a National Nature Reserve Area.
Subsequent to June 30, 2019, the Company’s subsidiary, Qinghai Found, reached a compensation agreement with the Qinghai Government for the RZY project. Pursuant to the compensation agreement, Qinghai Found will surrender its title of the RZY project to the Qinghai Government for one-time cash compensation of $3.8 million (RMB ¥20 million). The process is expected to be completed in Fiscal 2020.
Last updated October 30, 2019.