Far West Mining Ltd.

Far West Mining Ltd.

October 13, 2005 15:07 ET

Far West Mining Ltd.: Phase III Drilling in Santo Domingo Sur Area in Chile Scheduled to Commence Next Week

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 13, 2005) - Far West Mining Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:FWM) is pleased to announce that Phase III drilling in the Santo Domingo Sur Area will commence on October 20th.

Candelaria Project / Chile - 4a3 Target - Santo Domingo Sur Area

The Far West Board of Directors has approved a 7,200m reverse circulation drilling program (24 / 300m holes) to be carried out in the Santo Domingo Sur area during the next eight weeks. The budget for the program is US$740,000.

Drilling will be conducted on a 100m grid to the north and east of the IOCG mineralized zone reported in Far West's news release of October 5th, 2005.

A map of the drill holes completed to date and those planned for the next drill program will be posted on the company's web site.

Far West is an international mineral exploration company engaged in the evaluation, acquisition, exploration and development of mining properties with current projects in Chile, Argentina and Australia in collaboration with its exploration strategic alliance partner BHP Billiton.


Robert E. Hindson, P.Eng., President and C.E.O.

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

Contact Information

  • Far West Mining Ltd.
    Robert Hindson
    President & C.E.O.
    (604) 602- 9144
    Far West Mining Ltd.
    Patricio Varas
    Vice President
    (604) 602- 9144