Hudson Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : HUD

Hudson Resources Inc.

March 18, 2008 12:51 ET

Hudson Drill Results Significantly Extend Size of the Garnet Lake Dike and Confirm More Diamonds on Greenland Property

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 18, 2008) - HUDSON RESOURCES INC. ("Hudson")(TSX VENTURE:HUD) is pleased to announce diamond results from the 2007 core drilling program at Hudson's Greenland diamond property. Confirmation of diamondiferous kimberlite in drill hole 07DS26 is coincident with the 2006 seismic data and successfully extends the strike length of the Garnet Lake dike structure by 450m to a total of 1,350m. The dike remains open along strike and down dip. Diamondiferous kimberlite from two new locations on the Naajat exploration licence, 35km north-west of Garnet Lake, demonstrates the potential of Hudson's 2,500 square kilometre license to host additional diamond discoveries. Details of the 2007 drill program can be found in the October 12, 2007 news release (NR2007-10) on the Company's website.

"These results continue to substantiate the Garnet Lake dike as a large tonnage diamondiferous kimberlite body. This combined with the large, high quality diamonds recovered to date supports our view that our Greenland properties have an excellent potential to host an economic diamond project," stated James Tuer, President of Hudson. "Our 2008 program, which is to commence shortly, will include the ongoing evaluation of additional kimberlite targets and the extraction of much larger samples from the Garnet Lake dike to recover a parcel of diamonds for valuation purposes."



DRILL CORE DIAMOND RECOVERY FROM THE GREENLAND PROJECT - 2007 DRILLING
----------------------------------------------------------------------

----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Diamonds in Square Mesh Sieve Sizes
Kimberlite Kimberlite Weight ----------------------------------- Total
Sample Tested (kg) +75 +106 +150 +212 +300 +425 Diamond
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Naajat
Licence
Area
07DS01-D1 1.42m(1.) 4.40 1 1 2
07DS17-D 2.31m(2.) 7.55 1 1
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Garnet
Lake
07DS26-D 2.97m(3.) 6.55 2 2
07DS27-28-D1 3.05m(4.) 8.20 3 2 1 6
07DS32-D1 3.30m(5.) 10.75 1 1 3 1 6
07DS35-D1 3.87m(6.) 12.70 1 2 3
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Nilalik Area
07DS41-42-D1 2.33m(7.) 7.20 1 1
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

(1.) New diamondiferous kimberlite located in the Naajat Licence area about
35km north west of Garnet Lake.
(2.) New diamondiferous kimberlite located in the Naajat Licence area about
40km north west of Garnet Lake.
(3.) Intersections of 1.80m and 1.17m located 196m and 211m down-hole along
Seismic Line No.2, 850m north of Garnet Lake.
(4.) Intersections of 1.35m and 1.70m located 60m and 64m down-hole, 400m
north of the Garnet Lake pit.
(5.) 3.30m intersection located 35m down-hole, 250m north of the Garnet Lake
pit.
(6.) 3.87m intersection located 37m down-hole, 200m north of the Garnet Lake
pit.
(7.) Intersections of 1.75m and 0.58 located located 73m and 82m down-hole,
at the Nilalik area about 12km north east of Garnet Lake.


The 2007 drill program was designed to continue to delineate the dimensions of the Garnet Lake dike, test new kimberlite bodies on the Company's Naajat Exploration Licence 35km north-west of Garnet Lake, and to test new zones at the Nilalik diamondiferous occurrence 12km north-east of Garnet Lake. Samples from 13 locations were selected for caustic fusion analysis. Seven of the samples, as reported above, were diamondiferous. One of three samples from the Nilalik area was diamond-bearing. All of the Garnet Lake dike samples were diamondiferous. The number of diamonds recovered per kilogram of sample processed and the varying size of the diamonds is typical of previous Garnet Lake samples tested.

To date, a total of 30 drill holes are interpreted to have intersected the Garnet Lake dike. The average kimberlite dike thickness is estimated to be 2.5m within a 3.5m intersection of core. Hudson has completed caustic fusion on kimberlite samples from 20 drill core sample, float and bulk sample locations associated with the Garnet Lake dike. From a total sample weight of 780kg, 845 diamonds have now been recovered, including 16 commercial sized stones (greater than 0.85mm sieve size) weighing a total of 0.51 carats. Bulk sample results from 2006 and 2007 recovered three large gem quality diamonds (2.39ct, 2.51ct, and a broken 3.5ct to 4.0ct diamond) from approximately 200 tonnes of kimberlite. The nature of the individual diamond size populations and coarse diamond distribution in the kimberlite supports the view that increased sample sizes should provide larger diamonds. Hudson intends to continue to pursue this by collecting and processing a sample approximately five times larger than has been currently completed. Hudson plans to commence this operation in May. Approximately 300 tonnes of kimberlite is currently stockpiled next to the DMS plant located on site in Greenland.

The samples were processed by the GeoAnalytical Laboratories at the Saskatchewan Research Council ("SRC"), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, an independent laboratory. SRC GeoAnalytical Laboratories is accredited to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard by the Standards Council of Canada as a testing laboratory for specific tests. Dr. Mark Hutchison, Trigon GeoServices Ltd., was in charge of the collection of the samples in Greenland and managed the chain of custody from the field to the SRC. Dr. John Ferguson reviewed this press release and is a qualified person under National Instrument 43-101.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

James Tuer, President

This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding ongoing and upcoming exploration work and expected geology, geological formations and structures. Actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in these statements. The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information