StrataGold provides update on BRL Venture, Guyana



    VANCOUVER, June 6 /CNW/ - StrataGold Corporation (SGV.TSX) is pleased to
provide an update on the progress of the C$4 million, Phase I exploration
program on the Monosse and White Creek properties in Northwestern Guyana.
Monosse and White Creek are part of the BRL Venture, a 50/50 joint venture
with Newmont Overseas Exploration Limited, a subsidiary of Newmont Mining
Corporation (NYSE & ASX: NEM; TSX: NMC).
    Phase I exploration commenced on January 25, 2008 and has focused on
expanding known gold targets and identifying additional gold targets through a
methodical regional exploration plan. Phase I, budgeted at C$4 million,
included regional and detailed stream sediment and soil geochemistry surveys,
Induced Polarization (IP) ground geophysical surveys, detailed structural and
geological mapping, prospecting, channel sampling and trenching.
    Since 2006, StrataGold and Newmont have acquired the dominant land
position in the Arakaka Gold District. The Arakaka Gold District, which is
located within Monosse and extends north east to White Creek, represents one
of the most under-explored gold districts in the entire Guiana Shield. Within
this district, StrataGold and Newmont have identified multiple gold targets
along a strike length of more than 20 kilometers. In the 100 year history of
the Arakaka Gold District, StrataGold is the first company to implement a
systematic exploration program across the entire area.

    
    Phase I Work Completed

    -   5,383 soil samples collected over 179 line kilometers
    -   192 stream sediment BLEG (bulk leach extractable gold) samples
        collected over approximately 300 square kilometers
    -   1,100 chip samples collected in 12 trenches
    -   566 channel samples collected
    -   200 rock, chip and grab samples taken
    -   66 line kilometers of IP ground geophysical surveys
    

    A majority of the data from Phase I exploration is currently being
compiled and the results will be reviewed by the joint venture management
committee. Prospective gold targets will be prioritized and selected for Phase
II of the exploration program which is anticipated to include diamond drilling
and further regional and detailed exploration.

    About StrataGold

    StrataGold is a gold development company focused on the systematic
exploration and development of two advanced-stage gold projects and the BRL
Venture with Newmont in Guyana. To obtain additional information, photos,
project updates and maps pertaining to this news release, please visit:
www.stratagold.com.

    Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements

    This news release of StrataGold Corporation (the "Company") contains
statements that constitute "forward-looking statements." Such forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors
that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, or
developments in our industry, to differ materially from the anticipated
results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such
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not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the
words "expects," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "intends," "estimates,"
"projects," "potential" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions
"will," "would," "may," "could" or "should" occur. Information inferred from
the interpretation of drilling results and information concerning mineral
resource estimates may also be deemed to be forward looking statements, as
such information constitutes a prediction of what might be found to be present
when and if a project is actually developed. Forward-looking statements in
this document include statements regarding: the Company's expectations
regarding drilling and exploration activities on properties in which the
Company has an interest; and the Company's statements regarding estimates of
resources on properties in which the Company has an interest. There can be no
assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate. Actual results and
future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such
statements, and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements that speak only as of their respective dates.
Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
the Company's expectations include among others, risks related to fluctuations
in mineral prices; uncertainties related to raising sufficient financing to
fund planned work in a timely manner and on acceptable terms; changes in
planned work resulting from weather, logistical, technical or other factors;
the possibility that results of work will not fulfill expectations and realize
the perceived potential of the Company's properties; uncertainties involved in
the estimation of resources; the possibility that required permits may not be
obtained on a timely manner or at all; the possibility that capital and
operating costs may be higher than currently estimated and may preclude
commercial development or render operations uneconomic; the possibility that
the estimated recovery rates may not be achieved; risk of accidents, equipment
breakdowns and labour disputes or other unanticipated difficulties or
interruptions; the possibility of cost overruns or unanticipated expenses in
the work program; the risk of environmental contamination or damage resulting
from the Company's operations; risks associated with title to mineral
properties; and other risks and uncertainties discussed under the heading
"Risk Factors" in Section 5.2 of the Company's Annual Information Form filed
on SEDAR and elsewhere in the Company's documents filed from time to time with
the Toronto Stock Exchange and Canadian securities regulators. These
statements are based on a number of assumptions, including assumptions
regarding general market conditions, the availability of financing for
proposed transactions and programs on reasonable terms, and the ability of
outside service providers to deliver services in a satisfactory and timely
manner. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and
opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made.
Except as expressly required by applicable securities laws, the Corporation
undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements in the
event that management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors,
should change.





For further information:

For further information: Mr. Terry L. Tucker, President and CEO; Ms.
Vanessa Pickering, Manager, Investor Communications, StrataGold Corporation,
Tel: (604) 696-6601, E-mail: info@stratagold.com, Website: www.stratagold.com

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