Highbank Resources Ltd.

Highbank Resources Ltd.

December 30, 2013 09:00 ET

Highbank Responds to Notice of Work (NoW) Permit Application for its Swamp Point North Aggregate Project

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 30, 2013) - Highbank Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:HBK)(FRANKFURT:V7O) (the "Company") -

Further to our news release of December 6, 2013, the Company is pleased to report that with the assistance of Micon International Limited and other technical consultants, we are forwarding to the Ministry of Energy and Mines ("MEM") our comments and expanded information as requested from the MEM's review and future expectations for our aggregate project in regards to the Mines Act permitting.

In particular we have requested further explanation and the reasoning behind the Regional Director of MEM, Smithers' decision to establish and refer this project to a Mine Development Review Committee ("MDRC").

The Company would like to thank all the investors and shareholders for your confidence and patience during the past year and in particular throughout this permitting process.


The Company is now an Associate Member in the BC Stone, Sand and Gravel Association. Management will be attending the next meeting to be held on January 16, 2014 in Vancouver. Of particular interest on the agenda at this meeting will be the Minister of Energy and Mines - Bill Bennett; a presentation from Eddy Taje - Senior Inspector for the MEM; as well as Stewart Guy who will be updating the delegates on the Aggregate Policy for B.C.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of HIGHBANK RESOURCES LTD.

Victor N. Bryant, CEO/President

This news release may contain forward-looking statements based on assumptions and judgments of management regarding future events or results that may prove to be inaccurate as a result of exploration and other risk factors beyond its control, and actual results may differ materially from the expected results.

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