AMI Resources Drills 24m of 3.08g/t Gold including 8.87g/t over 7m and
11.40g/t Gold over 6m including 21.77g/t over 3m

TSX.V: AMU

VANCOUVER, March 30 /CNW/ - The Company wishes to announce that it has completed its initial drill program towards earning its 51% interest in the Sirba Gold Project in Niger from Golden Star Resources.

The 25 hole drill program was designed to confirm and extend gold mineralization identified in five of the multiple targets located on both the Tialkam and Deba concessions. (see link below). Results from holes drilled in each targeted area are listed below:

The Congo Toure Zone: The drilling target was EW trending quartz veins hosted in a series of mafic tuffs and volcanic rocks, which contain 2-3%, disseminated sulphides. Historic drilling had intersected gold mineralization in quartz vein systems and in host rock, both in the oxide and fresh zones.

    
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    Hole ID   Depth  From   To    Au / length               Comments
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    CTRC001    104    26    30   0.70 g/t / 4m
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    CTRC002    100    79    83   1.11 g/t / 4m
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                      96   100   1.71 g/t / 3m    Hole ended in
                                                   mineralization. Last
                                                   m 3.76 g/t.
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    CTRC003    100    70    73   2.18 g/t / 3m
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    -  These results were previously published in the March 10th, 2010 News
       Release.
    

The Tialkam South Zone: This exploration target is a cluster of soil anomalies that coincides with a zone of intense artisanal mining activities. The geology is composed of strongly weathered mafic sediments with 1-2% disseminated sulphides.

    
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    Hole ID   Depth  From   To    Au / length               Comments
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    TSRC001    102     3     9   2.08 g/t / 6m
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                      68    76   1.10 g/t / 8m
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    TSRC002    126    49    73   3.08 g/t / 24m   Including 8.87 g/t over 7 m
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                      98   102   1.05 g/t / 4m    Hole ended in
                                                   mineralization. Last
                                                   m 1.44 g/t.
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    TSRC003     70    69    82   2.60 g/t / 13m
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    TSRC004    100    29    37   1.09 g/t / 8m    Including 1.71 g/t / 4m
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    TSRC005    100                                No significant
                                                   intersections.
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    * Holes TSRC001, TSRC002 and TSRC003 were previously reported in the
        March 10th, 2010 News Release.
    

The Kokoloukou Zone: The drilling has been executed over a large cluster of soil anomalies, near four historic drill holes with gold values in an EW trending fracture and nearby artisanal mining sites.

    
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    Hole ID   Depth  From   To    Au / length               Comments
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    KORC001     80    12    18   1.93 g/t / 6m
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                      24    36   0.90 g/t / 12m
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    KORC002     80    15    20   1.02 g/t / 5m
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                      25    36   1.20 g/t / 11m
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The Deba Zone: Historic drilling has intersected 71m @0.43 g/t Au and was stopped in mineralization. Two holes around this location have been executed to confirm and extend the gold mineralization and two other holes over an anomalous zone composed of a mafic unit with silica alteration and quartz veining.

    
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    Hole ID   Depth  From   To    Au / length               Comments
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    DBRC001     36    33    36   1.62 g/t / 3m    Hole ended in
                                                   mineralization. Last
                                                   m 1.47 g/t.
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    DRRC002     81                                No significant
                                                   intersections.
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    DBRC003     70                                No significant
                                                   intersections.
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    DBRC004     60    15    19   3.30 g/t / 4m
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                      30    37   0.94 g/t / 7m
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The Sefa Nangue Zone: The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has intersected a multitude of gold bearing quartz veins oriented E-W over a width of 500 meters and a length of approximately 2 kilometers. JICA had reported a NI 43-101 non-compliant resource of 2.4 million tons grading 2.06 g/t Au from the 5126 m of core drilling executed at Sefa Nangue. However a qualified person has not done sufficient work to classify the above historical estimate as a current mineral resource. The Company is not treating the historical estimate as current mineral resources and the historical estimate should not be relied upon. Eleven drill holes were executed by AMI, which confirms and extends this mineralization.

    
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    Hole ID   Depth  From   To    Au / length               Comments
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    SFRC001     80    14    15   1.91 g/t / 1m
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                      20    24   1.16 g/t / 4m
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                      42    44   1.42 g/t / 2m
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    SFRC002     80                                No significant
                                                   intersections.
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    SFRC003     65    18    24   11.40 g/t / 6m   Including 21.77 g/t / 3m
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                      38    56   1.89 g/t / 18m   Including 3.20 g/t / 6m
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                      63    65   4.76 g/t / 2m    Hole ended in
                                                   mineralization. Last
                                                   m 3.63 g/t.
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    SFRC004     81    69    75   1.19 g/t / 6m
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                      80    81   1.21 g/t / 1m    Hole ended in
                                                   mineralization.
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    SFRC005    120    10    13   1.04 g/t / 3m
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                      26    34   3.37 g/t / 8m    Including 5.54 g/t / 4m.
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                      68    70   1.68 g/t / 2m
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                      98   100   2.63 g/t / 2m
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                     105   107   3.03 g/t / 2m    Hole ended in
                                                   mineralization.
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    SFRC006     94     4    20   1.04 g/t / 16m
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                      34    47   1.24 g/t / 13m   Including 2.74 g/t / 3m.
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                      64    68   1.87 g/t / 4m
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    SFRC007    120    15    21   4.45 g/t / 6m    Including 8.37 g/t / 3m.
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                      67    70   1.53 g/t / 3m
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                      85    95   1.66 g/t / 10m   Including 2.52 g/t / 4m.
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                     107   120   3.37 g/t / 13m   Including 6.30 g/t over
                                                   last 4m.
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    SFRC008    100    30    37   1.49 g/t / 7m
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    SFRC009    100    85    91   2.18 g/t / 6m
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    SFRC010     75    42    54   3.15 g/t / 12m   Including 4.04 g/t  / 7m.
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    SFRC011     52    27    30   1.75 g/t / 3m
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    - All lengths are down-the-hole lengths; additional information is
    required to determine true widths. Samples are 1 m samples fire assayed
    at SGS Labs in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
    

Claude Jobin, P.Eng M.Sc. AMI's consulting geologist, who is a qualified person within the meaning of National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed the scientific and technical information contained in this press release. Mr. Jobin is preparing a final drilling report with conclusions and recommendations for future exploration programs.

Management is highly encouraged with the latest drill results and is looking forward to the possibility of establishing a number of near surface gold deposits at the Sirba Gold Project.

    
    http://files.newswire.ca/872/Sirba.pdf

    We seek safe harbour.
    

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SOURCE AMI Resources Inc.

For further information: For further information: Dustin Elford, President, (604) 669-2901, www.amiresources.com

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