Journey Resources Corp.

Journey Resources Corp.

November 14, 2006 09:01 ET

Journey Commences Core Drilling On the Vianey Mine Consession

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 14, 2006) - Journey Resources Corp. ("Journey") (TSX VENTURE:JNY) is pleased to report that core drilling has commenced at its 100% owned Vianey Property in north-central Guerrero State, Mexico. Drilling is being conducted from the surface, for a total of approximately 3,000 metres.

On June 28, 2006, Journey entered into an option agreement with Wits Basin Precious Minerals Inc., whereby Journey granted Wits Basin an exclusive option to acquire up to a 50% interest in certain mining claims comprising the Vianey Mine Concession.

The Vianey property covers 5,022 hectares (approximately 12,400 acres) and has a silver-lead-zinc mineralization production history. The concession is located in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, 250 kilometres south of Mexico City and 160 kilometres north of Acapulco. Less than 2 kilometres away is the town of Atzcala, with water, telephone and medical facilities, as well as a sufficient labor pool. There is existing electrical power at the mine and a major power line passes near the property.

The drilling program has been designed to test the Vianey vein system at depths below the -75 metre level, over a strike length of 250 metres. Additional drilling will be directed at the disseminated mineralization hosted by breccia zones identified as the San Pedro and Twilight Zone. The 2005 technical report prepared by Rodney A. Blakestad, J.D., C.P.G, confirms the potential that known mineralized zones likely extend into the vicinity of the Vianey Mine. On-site examinations and available exploration data indicate a probability of discovering extensions to known silver-bearing veins on the property, both in the existing mine and the adjacent areas identified in the Blakestad report.

Sample handling on site will be under industry-standard guidelines and laboratory analysis is being provided by ALS Chemex. Core samples are to be shipped to Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and initial results are expected by the middle of December 2006. The Drill program is anticipated to carry on through November, December and into early January 2007.

In addition to drilling, the Company has begun a program of cleaning the underground workings on the main level ("Zero Level"), the -38 Level, the -50 Level, and the -75 Level. This work is necessary to improve access throughout the mine and to prepare the ground for future production evaluation. Underground lighting has been established and a temporary hoist has been installed for these purposes.

The Company will begin underground sampling of the ore shoots and stockpiles to further evaluate the potential for shipping previously mined vein material.

The Vianey Mine is a poly-metallic (Zn-Pb-Cu sulphides) vein system with substantial silver and minor gold credits, situated in limestone-argillite-siltstone rocks of the Cretaceous Morelos-Guerrero Basin. Numerous poly-metallic veins, skarns, and replacement deposits occur in the district, usually associated with intrusive masses of granodiorite plutons and dikes. The Twilight Zone breccia and San Pedro breccia are mineralized zones within and adjacent to granodiorite igneous rocks, thus there is an important relationship between the sedimentary rocks, veins, breccias and intrusive rocks at the Vianey Mine.

A review of past calculations, including the most recent exploration activities completed in 1997, by Hawley, P.J., 2000b, provides a total in all categories of 345,020 metric tonnes grading 2.13% lead, 3.66% zinc and 269 grams of silver per tonne. (These data are historical resource estimates under National Instrument 43-101, which have not been sufficiently verified by a qualified person to be classified as current mineral resources. Neither Journey nor Wits Basin are treating these historical estimates as current resource estimates and therefore, these historical estimates should not be relied upon).

The design and overall management of the program is being provided by Journey's geologist Rodney A. Blakestad, J.D., C.P.G. This press release has been prepared in-part by Rodney Blakestad, the Independent Qualified Person (QP), as defined by NI 43-101, on the Vianey project.

Mr. Jack Bal, President of Journey, commented: "the drilling contractor selected for the Vianey property is well known in the industry and we are confident in their equipment and expertise, with our main objective of the drill program being to increase the mineable tonnage."

Journey Resources Corp. is a mineral-exploration resource company trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (Symbol:JNY). The Company is currently exploring three advanced exploration-stage projects; the Vianey Mine Silver Project, the Musgrove Gold Project and the Empire Mine Project. The Vianey Mine Project consists of concessions totaling 5,022 hectares in Guerrero State west of Mexico City, Mexico. The Musgrove Project is a prospect for a disseminated gold bulk-tonnage surface project similar to the Beartrack Mine, a nearby former gold producer. The Empire Mine Project is a poly-metallic skarn deposit containing copper, zinc, gold and silver ores, and is located in the Alder Creek Mining District in Custer County, Idaho.


"Jatinder (Jack) Bal"


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