Benton Resources Corp. (BTC, BTC-WT) announces completion of airborne geophysical survey in Labrador



    THUNDER BAY, ON, April 11 /CNW/ - Benton Resources Corp. ("Benton") is
pleased to announce that an airborne geophysical survey has been completed
over the King Lake property located approximately 60km north of CVRD Inco
Limited's Voisey's Bay copper-nickel deposit in Labrador. The King Lake
property is host to numerous nickel-copper showings and is currently the focus
of a joint venture between Benton and Teck Cominco Limited ("Teck Cominco").
The airborne survey consisted of just less than 1100 line kilometres and was
completed by Aeroquest International Limited of Mississauga, Ontario using
their AeroTEM II system. The project consists of 774 contiguous claim units
and encompasses multiple documented showings grading up to 6.8% copper and
1.9% nickel. Final interpretation of the survey will be completed prior to
follow-up ground work scheduled to begin in June.
    Benton will keep their shareholders updated on developments at the
project as exploration moves forward.
    Clinton Barr (P.Geo.), V.P. Exploration for Benton Resources Corp., is
the qualified person responsible for this release.

    On behalf of the Board of Directors of Benton Resources Corp.
    "Stephen Stares"
    Stephen Stares, President

    THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE HAS NOT REVIEWED AND DOES NOT ACCEPT
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE. Forward-looking
statements in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act.




For further information:

For further information: Stephen Stares at 3290 Willard Ave, Thunder
Bay, Ont., P7E 6J7, Phone (807) 475-7474, Fax (807) 475-7200,
www.bentonresources.ca; Investor relations: In Canada: First Canadian Capital,
Daniel Boase, Phone (416) 742-5600, Fax (416) 742-6410; In U.S.A: The Windward
Agency, Kelly Boatright, Phone (704) 588-8600

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