SOURCE: Market Pulse

June 04, 2008 08:30 ET

Market Pulse Breaking News Alert for Wednesday, June 4, 2008: BCFT - Bancroft Uranium Reports Positive Further Drilling Results at Historic Monmouth Uranium Project!

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ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - June 4, 2008) - Market Pulse News Alert for this AM, Stocks to Watch are: Bancroft Uranium Inc. (OTCBB: BCFT), Royale Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: ROYL), Level 3 Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) and Speedus Corp. (NASDAQ: SPDE).

Investors need to be watching Bancroft Uranium Inc. (OTCBB: BCFT) this AM! Bancroft Uranium is an emerging mining company focused on the exploration and development of previously identified, historically significant, yet undeveloped known uranium properties. Bancroft controls an extensive regional play totaling over 9,000 acres of mineral claims in Ontario, Canada that are prospective for uranium. 2,700 acres are currently under lease and being explored at the Monmouth Project (two hours north of Toronto). The Monmouth Uranium Project is envisioned to have the potential of a low cost, open pit uranium producer located close to infrastructure and end product buyers. Uranium was discovered at this prospect in the early 1950s when prices were less than $10.00 per pound. The Bancroft area is well known for its long history in uranium mining, having produced a total of 14,862,653 lbs U3O8 between 1956 and 1982 from four local mines. In 1968, an engineering report by S.W. Evans was filed as a listing prospectus to the Toronto Stock Exchange for Northern Nuclear, the owner at that time. The report estimated from drill results the potential of 2 million tons containing 0.045% (0.9 pounds per ton) or 1,800,000 pounds of U3O8. Bancroft commenced a 2008 surface diamond drilling program on February 25th that was designed to drill in areas that returned historic drill results from the 1968 program. Once the drill program is complete, engineers will undertake a geological report which will ultimately lead to a uranium resource calculation of the in-situ tons and contained pounds of uranium. The company has also begun early stage efforts in the Long Lac area and the prolific Elliot Lake Uranium camp. Recent unprecedented rises in the price of Uranium have been over $90 per pound recently with extraordinary fluctuations exceeding $135/lb. These prices reflect a 1000% increase over the past 7 years -- with most of these gains occurring within the past 2 years. Currently, 439 active reactors, 34 new power reactors are under construction and 304 plants are on order/planned or proposed. Existing global supply does not meet current demand thereby creating significant opportunities for long-term growth. The company is led by a highly skilled and experienced board with noteworthy success in managing mineral exploration projects from early stage to production. Bancroft Uranium is poised to become a significant player in the uranium industry! Bancroft Uranium just had excellent news out in a press release before today's opening bell announcing further drilling results from the spring 2008 surface drill program conducted at the Monmouth Uranium Project, near Bancroft, Ontario! Bancroft Uranium said it will release a third series of drill results shortly and so far initial assay results appear to validate the historical data! Investors should be watching this one closely!

Bancroft Uranium Inc. (OTCBB: BCFT) is pleased to announce further drilling results from the Spring 2008 surface drill program conducted at the Monmouth Uranium Project, near Bancroft, Ontario. The Company today is releasing assay results from drill holes 08-16 through 08-28 as are outlined below.

The 2008 Exploration Phase 1 drill program commenced on February 25th and was designed to focus on areas in and around the historical drill results from the 1969 program bringing it into modern N.I. Policy 43-101 compliance, a recognized world mining standard. The drilling is also designed to extend the known strike length of the skarn which hosts the uranium mineralization with the aim of expanding the current estimated 1,800,000 lbs U3O8 potential at Monmouth.

This second series of drilling assays and intervals are from holes drilled over an additional 200 feet of strike length exposure of the host rock skarn (altered limestone) as follow up to results released on May 29th from the initial 300 feet. In total, the combined results cover drilling conducted over a 500 foot of strike on the deposit. The historical drilling in 1969 covered a zone approximately 1,500 feet in length.

Assays of 0.747lb/51.4' and 1.134lb/23.9' in holes 08-24 and 08-25 represent the best results from this series of holes. Significant results are as follows. Assays are noted as lb representing lbs/ton U3O8 over feet:

08-16 - 0.309 lb/ 29.6' from 49.6 to 79.2 feet

08-17 - 0.337lb/10.9' from 35.2 to 46.1 feet and 0.469lb/2.4' from 92.1 to 94.5 feet

08-18 - 0.316lb/5.2' from 15.1 to 20.3 feet; 0.125lb/4.6' from 37.1 to 41.7 feet and 0.467lb/8.0' from 55.0 to 63.0 feet

08-19 - 0.397lb/49.2' from 5.2 to 54.4 feet including 0.365lb/9.0' from 5.2 to 14.2 feet and 0.646lb/10.4' from 18.9 to 29.3 feet and 0.565lb/14.5' from 34.0 to 48.5 feet. Also 0.595lb/17.3' from 71.0 to 88.3 feet

08-22 - 0.717lb/18.5' from 73.0 to 91.5 feet

08-23 - 0.401lb/9.8' from 39.4 to 49.2 feet; 0.374lb/7.7' from 55.4 to 63.1 feet; 0.794lb/33.3' from 81.6 to 114.9 feet and 0.486lb/3.9' from 125.7 to 129.6 feet

08-24 - 0.495lb/19.8' from 56.0 to 75.8 feet and 0.747lb/51.4' from 104.9 to 156.3 feet

08-25 - 1.134lb/23.9' from 103.7 to 127.6 feet

08-25A - 0.420lb/55.1' from 69.0 to 124.1 feet including 0.363lb/26.7' from 73.9 to 100.6 feet and 0.656lb/19.2' from 104.9 to 124.1 feet

08-26 - 0.389lb/31.9' from 46.8 to 78.7 feet; 0.526lb/5.0' from 119.0 to 124.0 feet and 0.507lb/17.1' from 143.4 to 160.5 feet and 0.369lb/21.1' from 188.7 to 209.8 feet

08-26A - 0.633lb/36.7' from 135.9 to 172.6 feet including 0.788lb/18.1' from 135.9 to 154.0 feet and 0.683lb/13.0' from 159.6 to 172.6 feet

08-27 - 5.377lb/2.1' from 38.2 to 40.3 feet and 0.611lb/10.2' from 66.2 to 76.4 feet

08-28 - 0.643lb/5.1' from 52.5 to 57.6 feet; 0.352lb/14.2' from 124.0 to 138.2 feet including 0.304lb/5.0' from 124.0 to 129.0 feet and 0.521lb/6.5' from131.7 to 138.2 feet; 0.525lb/26.3' from 168.0 to 194.3 feet including 1.618lb/3.3' from 172.8 to 176.1 feet and 0.578lb/13.7' from 180.6 to 194.3 feet

To date, Company engineers have verified the location, thickness and flat lying geometry of the uranium bearing skarn system intersected in the historical drilling. U3O8 assays have been returned from both uraninite bearing bright orange-colored calcite alteration in the skarn and from several pegmatite bodies in and adjacent to the skarn package. Initial assay results from the skarn rocks appear to validate the historical data. The geological modeling of the deposit is now coming into focus with the alteration zone rock package dipping at a fairly consistent 25-30 degrees, amenable to a potential open pit scenario.

All of Bancroft Uranium's exploration programs are designed and supervised by Qualified Persons ("QP") under the N.I. Policy 43-101, who ensure that programs are carried out using current industry "Best Practices." The spring 2008 drilling program was supervised by Murray McGill P.Geo (QP). The NQ size core was logged by Mr. McGill and split on-site. Half core samples were analyzed using standard Delayed Neutron Counting (DNC) methods by Activation Laboratories in Ancaster, Ontario. Activation Laboratories employs rigorous in-house QA/QC procedures in the DNC process.

Bancroft will release a third series of drill results shortly.

For inquiries from the public and media concerning the Monmouth Uranium Project please contact Greenspirit Strategies at 1-877-54 GREEN or 1-877-544-7336. For shareholder and investor information please contact investor relations at 1-866-860-2995.

About Bancroft Uranium Inc.

Bancroft Uranium Inc. is an exploration company which intends to develop Uranium assets in North America. Bancroft's initial asset, the Monmouth Uranium Project is envisioned to have the potential of a low cost, open pit uranium producer located close to infrastructure and end product buyers. To find out more about Bancroft Uranium Inc., visit our website at

Stocks in the news and acting well as of late include: Royale Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: ROYL), Level 3 Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) and Speedus Corp. (NASDAQ: SPDE).

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