Halo Resources Ltd.
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Halo Resources Ltd.

January 08, 2008 11:00 ET

Halo Issues Jungle Resource Report

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 8, 2008) - Lynda Bloom, President and CEO of Halo Resources Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:HLO)(OTCBB:HLOSF)(FRANKFURT:HRL) has filed the NI43-101 compliant resource estimate report for Jungle Lake on SEDAR. The final report confirms the resource estimates reported November 22, 2007 of 1,325,000 tonnes in the Indicated resource category with an overall grade of 1.17% copper, 0.85% zinc and precious metal credits and 2,177,000 tonnes in the Inferred resource category with an overall grade of 1.10% copper, 0.67% zinc and precious metal credits. The cut-off grades were calculated on the basis of a Net Smelter Return ("NSR") using all four commodities. These grades and tonnages translate to contained metal as show in the following table.



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Contained Metal
Potential -----------------------------------------
Mining Resource Copper Zinc Gold Silver
Method Class (lb) (lb) (oz) (oz)
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Open Pit Indicated 18,115,387 23,357,811 10,407 178,790
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Open Pit Inferred 25,241,831 17,817,763 17,756 270,236
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Underground Indicated 15,932,810 11,567,657 8,276 181,904
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Underground Inferred 23,421,915 14,272,729 9,607 287,666
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(1) Open pit Cut-off NSR US$20 above the 218 m level
(2) Underground Cut-off NSR US$40 below the 218 m level.


Metal prices of $2.00/lb copper, $0.75/lb zinc, $600/ounce gold and $8.50/ounce silver were used to determine cut-off NSR values.

The following cross-section shows the orientation of the massive sulphide lens that has been followed from surface to 400 m from surface and the placement of the proposed open pit.

The Scott-Wilson RPA report recommends drilling 3,725 m in 21 drill holes to

(a) decrease drill hole spacing within the proposed pit area and improve the resource classification from the Inferred category to the Indicated category; and

(b) test the geophysical targets that could possibly extend the pit area near surface for 200 m to the northwest.

Drilling continues at the Sherridon VMS Property, utilizing two diamond core drill rigs, focused on advancing Cold Lake, Bob Lake and Jungle Lake deposits, all within a 4 km by 4 km area at the Sherridon VMS Property, northwestern Manitoba.

The above information has been prepared under the supervision of Tom Healy, P.Eng, COO who is designated as a "Qualified Person" with the ability and authority to verify the authenticity and validity of the data.

To view the map accompanying this press release please click on the following link: http://www.ccnmatthews.com/docs/0108gtq.jpg.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Lynda Bloom, President and CEO

About Halo Resources Ltd.

Halo is a Canadian-based resource company focused on the acquisition of near production base and precious base metal deposits. Currently the Company owns or has an interest in 3 projects: Duport, which is an advanced stage gold project; Red Lake, which is a gold exploration project, and the Sherridon project that is a combination of mature and grassroots volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) copper, zinc and gold exploration opportunities. The Company is operated by an experienced management team and backed by a strong network of mining financiers. The Company's growth strategy is to develop a diversified portfolio of advanced mining projects.

This news release presents "forward looking information" within the meaning of the applicable Canadian securities laws that involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, information with respect to the proposed private placement. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Halo to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: risks related to financings; risks related to the integration of acquisitions; risks related to joint venture operations; actual results of current exploration activities; actual results of current or future reclamation activities; conclusions of economic evaluations; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; future prices of gold and other minerals and metals; possible variations in ore reserves, grade or recovery rates; failure of equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; accidents, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry; and delays in obtaining governmental approvals or financing or in the completion of development or construction activities. Although the management and officers of Halo Resources Ltd. believe that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking information are based upon reasonable assumptions and have attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Halo does not undertake to update any forward-looking information referenced herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. Trading in the securities of Halo Resources Ltd. should be considered highly speculative.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Halo Resources Ltd.
    Lynda Bloom
    President & CEO
    (416) 368-7045 or Toll Free: 1-866-841-0068
    Email: lbloom@halores.com
    or
    Halo Resources Ltd.
    Marc Cernovitch
    Chairman
    (416) 368-7045 or Toll Free: 1-866-841-0068
    (416) 368-9805 (FAX)
    Website: www.halores.com