NRG Metals Inc.

01:16 PM EST - NRG Metals Inc. : Reported that the drilling of a pump test well at the Hombre Muerto North Lithium Project is progressing on schedule. The rotary hole, which is located 15 meters east of the core hole currently underway, is now at 309 meters, with an expected target dept of 400 meters. On site geological staff are reporting identical geology to the core hole. The rotary hole is being drilled at a diameter of 12 inches, and upon completion, the hole diameter will be enlarged by reaming to a diameter of 17 inches, and 10-inch perforated casing will be installed so that pumping tests can be performed. If the results warrant, the hole can be utilized as a production well. NRG Metals Inc. shares V.NGZ are trading up 8.33 percent at $0.33.