VANCOUVER, Aug. 6 /CNW/ - Golden Harp Resources Inc. (TSXV:GHR) today
announced it has been provided an update by Benton Resources Corp. regarding
ongoing exploration programs on the Copper Hill Block A gold project. Benton
Resources Corp. issued a press release today - the verbatim text relating to
Golden Harp Resources has been extracted and is included below:
BENTON PROVIDES EXPLORATION UPDATE
Thunder Bay, Ontario - Benton Resources Corp (BTC: TSX.V, "Benton" or
"the Company") is pleased to announce the following exploration update from
the Company's ongoing exploration programs.
Golden Harp "Block A": Benton has completed a work program consisting of
line cutting, ground geophysics (induced polarization (IP) and magnetic),
mapping and a soil geochemical survey. Of particular interest was the results
of the soil survey where several individual samples returned (greater than)0.5
gpt Au with the highest value returning 5.11 gpt Au. The soil geochemical
anomaly up to 900 metres (m) long, is coincident with a moderate to strong IP
chargeability response, and occurs along strike to the north west of the MC
Zone where diamond drilling in 2008 by Golden Harp Resources Inc. intersected
3.6 gpt gold over 9.0m (including 14.29 gpt Au over 2.0m) from hole GH-019.
Benton is planning a substantial drill program to systematically test the
new coincident soil and IP anomaly and the MC Zone, as well as follow-up
drilling at the Cook Zone where Benton's diamond drill program completed in
June returned grades of 5.03 gpt Au over 8.5m in GH09-01, 11.9 gpt Au over
5.5m in GH09-02, and 21.41 gpt Au over 3.0m (including 40.2 gpt Au over 1.5m)
in GH09-06. The Golden Harp Block A property is located approximately 100 km
south of Timmins and 87 km southwest of Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Benton is
currently in the midst of earning up to a 70% interest in the property (Benton
P.R March 12, 2009).
About Benton Resources:
Benton is a Canadian based junior with multiple joint ventures and a
diversified property portfolio in Gold, Nickel, Copper, and Platinum group
elements which can be view on the companies web site post below. The company
currently has approximately $13.0 million in cash, owns a 34.3% interest in
Coro Mining Corp (TSX.COP), holds an approximate 5% interest in Marathon PGM
Corp (TSX.MAR) and retains a 2% Net Smelter Royalty on the northern portion of
the Marathon PGM deposit.
Clinton Barr (P.Geo.), V.P. Exploration for Benton Resources Corp., is
the qualified person responsible for this release.
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 of
1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements
involve risks and uncertainties.
About Golden Harp
Golden Harp Resources Inc. is a Canadian mineral exploration company. Its
145 square km, Copper Hill gold and base metal project is located 100
kilometres south of Timmins, along Highway 560 between Shining Tree and
Gowganda, Northern Ontario. The property, situated along the projected western
extension of the Cadillac Larder Lake Break in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt,
hosts several gold zones in a variety of geological settings; a copper zone;
and large portions of the property remain to be evaluated. Golden Harp
recently optioned a portion of its claim units (the Block A Property) to
Benton Resources Corp. who have been actively working the property. The Block
A option covers 351 of Golden Harp's 855 claim units in the northeastern
portion of the Copper Hill project. Benton may earn up to a 70% interest in
the Block A by spending $3 million in exploration and issuing cash and shares
to Golden Harp (see NR March 12, 2009 for details). Golden Harp will continue
to explore and advance the significant gold and copper targets situated in its
504 claim units, which are contiguous to those in the Block A option. Golden
Harp has 24,673,042 shares outstanding.
Statements contained in this news release that are not historical facts
are forward-looking statements, which are subject to a number of known and
unknown risks, uncertainness and other factors that may cause the actual
results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward looking
statements. Although we believe that the expectations in the forward-looking
statements are reasonable, actual results may vary, and future results, levels
of activity, performance or achievements cannot be guaranteed.
The information contained in the press release is a verbatim extract of
the press release issued by Benton Resources Corp. Although Golden Harp
believes the information included in the press release to be generally
reliable, the data has not been independently verified and Golden Harp does
not assume any liability for the accuracy or completeness of such information.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
For further information:
For further information: about Benton Resources contact: Stephen Stares,
President & CEO: Tel: (807) 475-7474, www.bentonresources.com; For further
information about Golden Harp Resources Inc., please visit our website at
www.goldenharpresources.com or contact: Natasha Blackburn, President and CEO,
Tel: (604) 688-4277; Kevin Filo, Senior Geologist, Tel: (705) 268-0371