Northland Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : NAU
FRANKFURT : NBS
OSLO STOCK EXCHANGE : NAUR

Northland Resources Inc.

January 24, 2007 14:07 ET

Northland Receives Bulk Sample Permit for Stora Sahavaara Iron-Copper Project

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 24, 2007) - Buck Morrow, the President of Northland Resources Inc. ("Northland") (TSX VENTURE:NAU)(FWB:NBS)(OSE:NAUR), is pleased to announce that it has now received a permit to collect a 1,000 tonne bulk sample from its 100% owned Stora Sahavaara iron-copper project in Norrbotten County, northern Sweden. The Company is finalizing contract negotiations with a general excavation company to extract the material and they are expected to begin mobilization to the site as early as next week.

The permit application was approved at a meeting of the Environmental Committee of Norrbotten County Administration Board today (January 24, 2007).

In June 2006, the Company retained Corus Consulting to supervise a comprehensive investigation of the optimum treatment route for magnetite ore from Stora Sahavaara (see news release dated June 29, 2006). Their work- in addition to the design and supervision of the bulk sampling program- will comprise of a testwork program to determine the optimum beneficiation route for the ore, development of a flowsheet, and a pelletizing testwork program. Corus are also working on a market review to identify current supply and demand for various iron ore products and to determine the most appropriate product mix for the Stora Sahavaara material and identify potential customers.

Northland has delineated a NI43-101 compliant resource at Stora Sahavaara (see news release dated May 18, 2006). Using a 25% Fe cut off, the magnetite body contains:



--------------------------------------------
Category Tonnes Fe % Cu %
--------------------------------------------
Measured 77,063,210 43.32 0.080
Indicated 44,634,770 43.28 0.076
Inferred 23,346,373 41.76 0.051
--------------------------------------------


Qualified Person

Resource estimates were prepared by third party consultant (Bart Stryhas, PhD Structural Geology); the resource model and estimates were subsequently reviewed by Chlumsky Armbrust & Meyer L.L.C. ("CAM") an independent, mineral resource, consulting and engineering group based in Lakewood, Colorado USA. CAM believes that the Stora Sahavaara resource and resource model have been prepared according to accepted engineering practice for a project at this level of development.

Vance V. Thornsberry, P.Geol., Vice-President of Exploration for Northland Resources, is the Qualified Person as defined in NI43-101, and has verified that the information presented in this release has been accurately summarized from the reports quoted herein.

Background

Northland Resources Inc. is a well-structured, debt free junior exploration company with a portfolio of high quality iron, gold, and base metal exploration projects in Sweden and Finland.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Buck Morrow

NORTHLAND RESOURCES INC.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not take responsibility for the accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Northland Resources Inc.
    Buck Morrow
    President
    Toll Free: 1-866-719-8962
    or
    Northland Resources Inc.
    Ralph Rushton
    Investor Relations
    Toll Free: 1-866-719-8962
    or
    Northland Resources Inc.
    Karen Davies
    Investor Relations
    Toll Free: 1-866-719-8962
    Website: www.northlandresourcesinc.com