Melkior Resources Inc.

Melkior Resources Inc.

July 21, 2009 12:25 ET

Melkior Stakes More Claims in Carscallen Timmins and Continues Exploration in Timmins

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 21, 2009) - Melkior Resources Inc., (TSX VENTURE:MKR) is pleased to announce that it has acquired two additional claim groups in the active West Timmins gold exploration area.

Eighteen claim units totalling 288 hectares were staked in Carscallen Twp adjoining and enlarging the 100% owned Carscallen gold property. This enlarges the Carscallen property to 102 claim units and 1603 hectares.

As reported July 8th, 2009, Melkior is currently drilling on its Carscallen property and the original program was to drill 8 to 10 holes totalling 1200 metres. The program has now been expanded to drill approximately 1800 metres.

In addition to the drill program, line cutting and geophysical exploration is underway on Melkior's 100% owned Bristol and Fripp properties. The Bristol property is adjacent to West Timmins Mining and located five kilometres north of Lake Shore whereas the Fripp property is located 25 kilometres to the southeast of Lake Shore. For the location of Melkior's Timmins area properties, see the attached map.

Melkior has also staked 107 claim units totalling 1712 hectares for a 100% interest in the south western portion of Shaw Township, the Shaw Gold property. This claim group is 25 kilometres due east of the Lake Shore gold deposit and immediately north of Melkior's Eldorado property.

This Press Release was prepared by Jens E. Hansen, P. Eng., President and Director of Melkior Resources Inc., the Qualified Persons under Section 43-101.

About Melkior

Melkior is a junior exploration company with a portfolio of quality projects in the Timmins area, at McFaulds and Launay Quebec

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