URU Metals is exploring and developing a portfolio of high quality assets across a targeted spectrum of commodities in several geographic jurisdictions.
Zebediela Nickel Project in South Africa
URU Metals owns 74.4% of Zeb Nickel Corp traded on the TSX.V under the symbol ZBNI.V. www.zebnickel.com.
The project is located in the Limpopo Province of South Africa close to the platinum mining town of Mokopane.
A Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”) completed in 2012 reported inferred and indicated resources (Non-JORC) totalling over 1.5 billion tonnes with an estimated Net Present Value of US$317 million and a post-tax IRR of 18.6% (assuming a post-tax discount rate of 10%, nickel price of US$8.50/lb, production of 20,000 tonnes of nickel per year over a 25 year mine life, a total capex cost of US$708 million, and an opex cost of US$3.35/lb Ni)