- Greatland Gold said it had received government approval to drill a test hole at the a nickel sulphide target at the Carnegie licence in Western Australia state.

In addition, the company said it had also commenced a reverse circulation drilling programme at its Ernest Giles project in Western Australia.

'Given the strong rise of the nickel price, which has nearly doubled in the past 12 months, this is an opportune moment to test our nickel target at Carnegie,' chief executive Gervaise Heddle said.

At 1:59pm: [LON:GGP] Greatland Gold PLC share price was -0.06p at 1.2p

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