Mawson granted permission to drill at Klappibacken

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 9 /CNW/ - Mawson Resources Limited ("Mawson") TSXv - MAW;
Frankfurt - MRY. Michael Hudson, President & CEO, reports that on Friday,
October 5, the Company received final permission from Swedish Authorities to
allow further drilling at the Klappibacken uranium project. Two diamond drill
rigs will mobilize to site within the next two to three weeks, to complete an
initial 4,000 metre drill program.
    Significant high-grade and near-surface uranium mineralization was
intersected during Mawson's previous drill campaign announced on June 25,
2007. The results indicated the strength of the Klappibacken uranium
mineralized system and the potential for a major uranium deposit at
    Best results, calculated with a lower cut-off of 200 ppm U3O8, included:

    KLADD0703 :  56 metres at 0.10% U3O8 from 20 metres;
                 including 5 metres for 0.24% U3O8 from 25 metres, and
                 including 24.7 metres for 0.12% U3O8 from 46.3 metres;
    KLADD0702 :  23.1 metres at 0.12% U3O8 from 18.6 metres; and
                 8.6 metres at 0.10% U3O8 from 51.5 metres;

    Klappibacken is an intrusive-related uranium deposit, hosted by a
brecciated or cataclastic granite which is strongly enriched in fluorite.
Uranium mineralization is present within a single lense, generally greater
than 30 metres in width and locally up to 50 metres wide. Historical drilling
at Klappibacken has shown that mineralization extends to greater than 150
metres below the surface, at least 120 metres along strike, and remains open
in all directions.
    A radon cap survey was completed by Mawson at Klappibacken in 2006 and
extended in 2007, to measure the abundance of radon gas in the one metre thick
soil that masks bedrock in the prospect area. Radon gas is emitted as a
daughter product during the natural decay of uranium. This program identified
numerous nearby exploration targets up to two kilometers along strike from
Klappibacken. These targets include areas with a stronger radon gas signature
than those associated with the known mineralization. The radon cap targets
shall be drill tested early in the upcoming drill program.
    Mr Hudson states, "We are pleased that all permits are now in place that
the Company can now continue to explore the prospective Klappibacken uranium
project. Our team of four geologists and eight field assistants were active
over summer collecting new field information from the Hotagen (Klappibacken,
Tresjvarna and Stensjvdalen) area. Two drill rigs will now mobilize in the
next few weeks to follow up this work and the encouraging previous drill
results obtained by the Company in early summer."

    The qualified person for the Klappibacken project, Mark Saxon, Director
and Vice-President of Exploration for Mawson, and a member of the Australasian
Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, has reviewed and verified the contents of
this release.

    About the Company: Mawson Resources holds significant uranium resources
in the nuclear energy reliant countries of Spain, Sweden and Finland. As the
European Union reduces its reliance on carbon-based energy sources, Mawson is
well placed as the Company develops its exploration portfolio towards the
sustainable production of uranium in the shortest possible time frame.

    On behalf of the Board,

    "Michael Hudson"
    Michael Hudson, President & CEO

    Forward-Looking Statement. This news release contains certain
"forward-looking" statements and information relating to the Company that are
based on the beliefs of the Company's management as well as assumptions made
by and information currently available to the Company's management. Such
statements reflect the current risks, uncertainties and assumptions related to
certain factors including, without limitations, competitive factors, general
economic conditions, customer relations, relationships with vendors and
strategic partners, the interest rate environment, governmental regulation and
supervision, seasonality, technological change, changes in industry practices,
and one-time events. Should any one or more of these risks or uncertainties
materialize, or should any underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual
results may vary materially from those described herein. Neither the TSX
Venture Exchange nor the Frankfurt Deutsche Borse have reviewed the
information contained herein and, therefore, do not accept responsibility for
the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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