First Gold Exploration Inc.

First Gold Exploration Inc.

March 08, 2010 09:48 ET

First Gold Reports that the Drill and the Exploration Crew Have Started Work on the Lac Pivert/Rose Rare Metal Property

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 8, 2010) - First Gold Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EFG) (FRANKFURT:F12) is pleased to report that a drill has been mobilized on its Lac Pivert/Rose rare metal property. The Company plans to drill more than 60 holes from 75 and 150 metres long for at least 7,500 metres of drilling. The core from the first holes should be sent to the laboratory early next week. The Company expects the drilling contractor to complete one to two holes per day. A map showing the location of the first 25 holes planned is posted on the Company's website ( First Gold will update the drill core pictures weekly and post them on its website.

In the past month, First Gold has acquired a number of claims adjoining its discovery. It also planned the second phase of exploration and hired ground crews of drillers, a geologist and technicians. "Company management has high hopes for this important phase of work, the main goal of the program being to demonstrate the extension of the mineralized zone and discover new mineralized showings," said Eric Leboeuf, President of First Gold.

Jean-Sebastien Lavallee (OGQ #773) Geologist, Director of the Company a Qualified Person under NI 43-101, has reviewed and approved the technical content of this release. Mr. Lavallee has over 15 years of exploration experience in Canada, having worked as a consultant for numerous exploration companies through Consul-Teck Exploration Inc.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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