Andover Ventures Inc.
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Andover Ventures Inc.

June 27, 2011 12:44 ET

Andover Ventures Inc.: Kennecott Receives Drill Permits for Big Hill Project, East Tintic District, USA

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 27, 2011) -Andover Ventures Inc. ("Andover" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AOX)(OTCBB:AOVTF)(FRANKFURT:R2X) announces today that Kennecott Exploration Company ("Kennecott"), a division of Rio Tinto plc, has notified Chief Consolidated Mining Company ("Chief") (78.5% controlled by Andover) that it has completed a Cultural Resource Survey around the proposed drill targets planned for 2011 and has received their drill permits from the Department of Oil, Gas and Mining ("DOGM") for the State of Utah.

The Cultural Resource Survey was completed by Environmental Resources Management ("ERM") of Salt Lake City, Utah. The road construction contractor, Hayenes Excavating from Eureka, Utah will be commencing drill site preparation in early July 2011 and drilling will commence after the sites are prepared.

About Andover:

Andover Ventures is a precious and base metal exploration and development company, headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Andover Ventures holdings are located in the historic East Tintic Mining District, Utah, USA, and the polymetallic-rich Ambler Mining District, Alaska, USA.

For further information we invite you to visit us atwww.andoverventures.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Gordon Blankstein, CEO and Chairman

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release

Contact Information

  • Andover Ventures Inc.
    Richard Martens
    Investor Relations
    1-604-682-2168 or Int'l Toll Free: 1-800-266-4484
    www.andoverventures.com