Consolidated Big Valley Resources Inc.

March 23, 2005 16:46 ET

Consolidated Big Valley Commences Drilling in the Timmins Camp, Ontario


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FOR: CONSOLIDATED BIG VALLEY RESOURCES INC.

NEX BOARD SYMBOL: CBG.H

MARCH 23, 2005 - 16:46 ET

Consolidated Big Valley Commences Drilling in the
Timmins Camp, Ontario

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 23, 2005) -
Consolidated Big Valley Resources Inc. (NEX:CBG.H)

Further to our news release of March 1,2005, Consolidated Big Valley
Resources Inc. ("CBG") is pleased to announce the commencement of their
diamond drilling program on the "LRD" nickel/copper prospect in Byers
Townships-Porcupine Mining Division, 37 km NW of Timmins, Ontario.

The first three holes have been spotted and NQ diamond core drilling was
initiated on Monday, March 21,2005. The drill program is designed to
test two previously announced geophysical conductors outlined by MegaTem
II airborne geophysics flown by Discovery Abitibi Project in 2003. The
targets have been spotted and confirmed based on ground HLEM geophysical
data. Approximately 1000 metres of drilling will be conducted between 4
to 6 holes.

Mr. John Buckle, P.Geo., the qualified person for this news release and
supervising the LRD project has stated, "the values obtained from the
ground data are in the conductive range typical of massive sulphides. As
these conductors are located approximately 7 kilometers up ice from
Ni-Cu massive sulphide floats and on strike from known Ni-Cu
occurrences, it is reasonable to expect that the anomaly source is
massive sulphide."

The Company is confident that through the knowledge and experience of
their Timmins team, there will be a long term commitment to further
exploration in the Timmins Camp.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Stuart Tennant, Director

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Contact Information

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    Consolidated Big Valley Resources Inc.
    Stuart Tennant
    Director
    (604) 683-6648
    (604) 683-1350 (FAX)
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