Rolling Rock Resources Corporation

Rolling Rock Resources Corporation

January 17, 2007 15:10 ET

Rolling Rock Resources Announces 10,000 Metre Drill Program at Monument Bay

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 17, 2007) - Rolling Rock Resources Corporation (TSX VENTURE:RLL) is pleased to announce the commencement of its winter diamond drill program on its 100% owned Monument Bay project in northeastern Manitoba, Canada.

The minimum 10,000 metres of drilling utilizing 2 drills will be conducted over the next three months. The program will include infill and down-plunge drilling along the main zones of the deposit and will further test newly discovered Burn Lake zone which returned values up to 45.54 g/t Au (see November 9, 2006 News Release).

Rolling Rock owns 100% of the Monument Bay project which was recently acquired (see July 6, 2006 News Release) from Bema Gold Corporation and Wolfden Resources. The project is located in Northeastern Manitoba, 350 kilometers north of Winnipeg. Monument Bay hosts high grade gold mineralization within a 25 km shear zone within the Stull Lake greenstone belt. Since 2000, almost Cdn$22 million of drilling has been spent on the project. An inferred mineral resource of 3,379,000 tonnes at an average grade of 6.465 g/t Au containing an estimated 701,234 ounces of gold was estimated by Wardrop Engineering (see NI 43-101 report filed July 7, 2006 on SEDAR).

J.T. Shearer, M.Sc., P.Geo., the Qualified Person for the Monument Bay Project, has reviewed the contents of this news release.

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

Contact Information

  • Rolling Rock Resources Corporation
    Scott Angus
    (604) 488-1456