Benton Resources Inc. Grants Options
THUNDER BAY, ON, Aug. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) (the "Company") announces that, subject to regulatory approval, it has granted 8,050,000 stock options to directors, officers, employees and consultants of the Company. These options will be exercisable at $0.15 for a period of five (5) years from the date of granting.
About Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX)
Benton Resources Inc. is a newly listed Canadian based junior with multiple joint ventures and a diversified property portfolio in Gold, Nickel, Copper, and Platinum group elements. Benton Resources Inc. currently has approximately $6.0 million in cash, owns 348,000 shares of Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC), holds 782,500 shares in Marathon Gold Corp. (TSX.MOZ), holds 1.6 million shares in Puget Ventures (TSX-V.PVS), holds approximately 8.5 million shares of Mineral Mountain Resources Ltd. (TSX-V.MMV), holds 815,000 shares of Bell Copper Corporation (TSX-V.BCU), holds 1.67 million shares of Trillium North Minerals (TSX-V.TNM), holds 1.55 million shares of Golden Dory Resources (TSX-V.GDR) and 3.0 million shares of Parkside Resources (currently private).
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Benton Resources Inc.
Stephen Stares, President
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SOURCE: Benton Resources Corp.For further information:
contact Stephen Stares @:
3250 Highway 130,
Rosslyn, ON P7K 0B1
Clair Calvert: @ 204-799-2086