SOURCE: Benton Resources Corp.

April 26, 2007 11:50 ET

/ CORRECTION - Benton Provides Exploration Update and Appoints Manager for Marathon Properties

THUNDER BAY, ON -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 26, 2007 -- Benton Resources Corp. (TSX-V: BTC) ("Benton" or the "Company") would like to provide a correction to the recent press release issued this morning. The gold (Au), platinum (Pt), and palladium (Pd) numbers for drill holes BO-07-23 to BO-07-25 inclusive stated the individual result in parts per billion (ppb) when they should have been stated in grams per tonne (gpt). However, the values for the total precious metals (TPM = Au+Pt+Pd) were correctly listed in grams per tonne. The table below lists the corrected values for the three drill holes and Benton apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.

BAMOOS AREA / MARATHON EXTENSION
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Hole ID   From     To    Interval     Au      Pt      Pd      TPM     Cu
           (m)     (m)      (m)      (gpt)   (gpt)   (gpt)   (gpt)    (%)
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BO-07-23   4.4     55.0     50.6     0.051    0.116   0.307   0.47    0.17
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Including  48.2    55       6.8      0.128    0.170   1.247   1.55    0.28
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And        137.15  139.85   2.7      0.064    0.079   0.338   0.48    0.28
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BO-07-24   185.6   189.85   4.25     0.112    0.239   0.739   1.09    0.44
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BO-07-25   112.3   116.3    4        0.178    0.113   0.139   0.43    0.15
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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 REVEIWED 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.

Contact Information

  • For further information contact:
    Stephen Stares
    3290 Willard Ave
    Thunder Bay, Ontario, 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