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Bryah Resources (ASX:BYH) managing director Neil Marston updates Proactive Investors on the company's "game-changing" new joint voint venture with OM Holdings Ltd (ASX:OMH), giving Bryah the ability to earn a 51% interest in manganese mineral rights over 600 square kilometres.

Marston says the company took advantage of OMH Group’s search for new manganese ore to replace its Bootu Creek production.

He adds that exercising Bryah’s option to buy the historical Horseshoe South Manganese Mine gives it exposure to a mine that produced about one million tonnes of high grade manganese ore from 1948-1969 and 2008-2011.


Perth – ASX-listed junior Bryah Resources has struck a farm-in and joint venture (JV) agreement with fellow-listed OM Holdings to hunt for manganese on the Bryah Basin project.

Under the terms of the agreement, OM will spend up to A$7.3-million to earn a 70% interest in the manganese mineral rights of the Bryah Basin project, in Western Australia.


Bryah Resources Limited (ASX: BYH) is a metals and mining company, which is primarily focused on copper-gold-manganese. It has two projects situated in central Western Australia namely; the 200km2 Gabanintha Project and the 880 km2 Bryah Basin ProjectOn 23rd April 2019, Bryah Resources announced that it has exercised options to purchase the mining lease for the Horseshoe South Manganese Mine including the rights, with which the company can prospect, explore, mine and develop manganese ore.


OM Holdings has executed a manganese joint venture agreement with Bryah Resources as the latter has purchased a mining lease including the historic Horseshoe South mine in Western Australia.

Perth-based Bryah’s acquisition includes the rights to prospect, explore, mine and develop manganese ore covering a further 154 square kilometres of ground within the Bryah Basin.

The tenements are subject to the manganese farm-in and JV agreement between Bryah and OM Manganese, a subsidiary of OM Holdings.


Perth-based junior Bryah Resources announced that it has signed a $7.3m manganese farm-in agreement with OM Holdings.

Bryah Resources managing director Neil Marston said: “The execution of this  agreement  with the highly-regarded OMH Group is a game-changing event for Bryah and its shareholders. The OMH Group has manganese mining expertise and is seeking new sources of manganese ore to replace its Bootu Creek production in the near future.”


The company's securities will remain in a trading halt until the start of trade on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, or until an announcement is made.


Bryah Resources Ltd (ASX:BYH) managing director Neil Marston updates Proactive Investors on the company’s copper-gold exploration within its Bryah Basin Project in central Western Australia.

The company has recently identified a potentially significant copper-gold anomaly the Wongawar prospect through rock chip and soil sampling, grading up 1.17 g/t gold and 693 ppm copper.

Bryah is also preparing to drill around the historic Horseshoe South Manganese Mine, with a view to generating mineral resources and beginning production in 12 months.


Geologist and finance professional Ian Stuart became the company’s chairman last month.

  • Bryah Basin project is the company’s flagship project and features copper, gold and manganese
  • The prospective multi-metal Gabanintha project could bring in a return on investment from nickel and copper in ground
  • Horseshoe South Manganese Mine could be picked up down the track

For Perth resident Samantha Kemp, a financially-motivated foray into the mining industry quickly became a rewarding and enriching pursuit that has propelled her throughout her entire career.

In her role at Sample Data, the Western Australian-based geological data service consultancy she created, Sam works with a number of small resource companies, particularly those in the exploration phase.

Through her work, Sam helps support these small resource companies in determining whether a new or existing site is suitable for mining and then helping prepare that information for market release.

The 37-year-old mother of two said her professional life was challenging, but rewarding.


Rock chip and soil sampling have recorded anomalism extending over a contact length of 700 metres at Wongawar prospect.

Bryah Resources (ASX: BYH) has discovered another new potentially significant copper-gold anomaly within its Bryah Basin project in central Western Australia.

The anomaly at a new prospect called Wongawar has been identified through a combination of rock chip and soil sampling.

Rock chip samples have recorded assays of up to 1.17 g/t gold and 693 ppm copper with anomalism extending over a contact length of 700 metres.