Newcastle Minerals Ltd.

Newcastle Minerals Ltd.

February 09, 2010 08:58 ET

Newcastle Begins Geophysical Survey of West Timmins Property

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 9, 2010) - Newcastle Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:NCM) is pleased to announce that it has commenced a geophysical survey of its 120-hectare West Timmins property located in Carscallen Township, 21 kilometres southwest of Timmins, Ontario. The property is surrounded by Lake Shore Gold Corp.'s (TSX:LSG) Timmins West Gold Mine Complex, and lies east of Melkior Resources Inc.'s (TSX VENTURE:MKR) Carscallen property, where a drill program was commenced on January 18.

Vision Exploration of Timmins, Ontario has commenced line cutting and will follow-up immediately with a 15 line-kilometre magnetometer and induced polarization survey.

Newcastle's President, Michael Romanik, stated, "We are very excited to begin our work program on our West Timmins property. There are a number of companies currently drilling in the area, and assay results are pending from several of these programs. The purpose of our work is to identify drill targets for the next round of exploration. We believe 2010 will be an exciting year for our shareholders, with both our West Timmins property and our Pickle Lake package of claims. PC Gold Inc. (TSX:PKL) is expected to release assay results from its nearby three-drill Pickle Crow program over the next few months."


Michael Romanik, President

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