REC Minerals Corp.

REC Minerals Corp.

April 15, 2010 16:17 ET

REC Minerals Obtains Permit to Commence Exploration at Yukon Olympic

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 15, 2010) - REC Minerals Corp. ("REC" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:REC) is pleased to announce that the Yukon Government has granted the required permit that will allow REC to commence a diamond drill mineral exploration program (the "Program") at the Yukon Olympic Property ("Yukon Olympic" or the "Property"), located in the Dawson Mining Division of the Yukon Territory, Canada. The Program is being planned for June, 2010 when weather conditions in the Yukon are expected to be favourable for drilling. The Property is prospective for Iron-Oxide-Copper-Gold ("IOCG") targets.

The Company's Program at Yukon Olympic is expected to consist of a six-hole, 2,000 meter, helicopter-supported diamond drill program. The Program will be supervised and carried out by the Company's exploration services contractor, Aurora Geosciences Ltd., which will also provide a qualified and experienced Project Manager and drill geologist.

Kabir Ahmed, the Chairman, President and CEO of REC stated that, "Now that all preparatory steps have been taken, we are very excited to commence the Yukon Olympic exploration program as soon as possible with a view to drill testing for copper-gold mineralization".

J. Greg Dawson, B.Sc., M.Sc., P.Geo., Vice President of Exploration for Copper Ridge Explorations Inc. (TSX VENTURE:KRX), the owner of the Yukon Olympic Property, supervised the preparation of the technical information contained in this press release in compliance with National Instrument 43-101. 

Additional information concerning the Company and the Property is available on SEDAR at


REC is a junior mineral exploration company with an experienced management team engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of properties for the mining of precious and base metals and uranium. The principal property of REC is the Yukon Olympic Property, comprised of 272 quartz mining claims in the Dawson Mining Division, Yukon Territory, Canada, which is prospective for iron-oxide, copper and gold mineralization and in which REC holds an option to acquire up to a 65% interest. The Corporation also holds an option to acquire a 100% interest in the North Nonacho Property comprised of two mining claims covering 60 units in the vicinity of Nonacho Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada. The common shares of REC trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the stock symbol "REC". The Company has 16,450,000 common shares issued and outstanding.


Certain statements in this press release may constitute "forward-looking" statements which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of REC or the industry in which it operates to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. When used in this press release, the words "estimate", "believe", "anticipate", "intend", "expect", "plan", "may", "should", "will", the negative thereof or other variations thereon or comparable terminology are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the current expectations of the management of REC with respect to future events based on currently available information and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by those forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are detailed from time to time, including, without limitation, under the heading "Risk Factors", in REC's prospectus and in other continuous disclosure documents that will be filed by REC from time to time with the Ontario Securities Commissions which are available at and to which readers of this press release are referred for additional information concerning REC, its prospects and the risks and uncertainties relating to REC and its prospects. New risk factors may arise from time to time and it is not possible for management to predict all of those risk factors or the extent to which any factor or combination of factors may cause actual results, performance and achievements of REC to be materially different from those contained in forward-looking statements. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, REC cannot assure investors that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Given these risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results.

The forward-looking information contained in this press release is current only as of the date hereof. REC does not undertake or assume any obligation, except as required by law, to release publicly any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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Contact Information

  • REC Minerals Corp.
    Kabir Ahmed
    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Director
    (416) 365-6580
    (416) 946-1951 (FAX)