Pershimco Resources Inc.

Pershimco Resources Inc.

December 18, 2006 12:36 ET

Pershimco Resources: Drilling to Start in Courville Gold Project During Q1

ROUYN-NORANDA, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 18, 2006) - Pershimco Resources (TSX VENTURE:PRO) is pleased to announce that it will proceed with an accelerated multi-phase exploration program in 2007 for the Courville Gold Project that should establish the potential of the gold-silver mineralization.

Mr. Jean Lafleur, P. Geo., Pershimco's Director and Technical Advisor gave a presentation of the geological analysis completed in 2006 in collaboration with Mr. Alex Horvath, P. Eng., on the geological and potential block model for the Courville gold-silver mineralization. The presentation made during the AGM, can be seen on Pershimco's web site. Transcripts of the translated commentary will be made available as soon as authorisation is received on a final edited version.

Mr. Lafleur commented that "(...) The current geological information over a 100 meter strike length of the Thibodeau Intrusive appear to demonstrate continuous mineralization with grades in the order of 0.5 to 5 g/t gold and up to 15 g/t silver within sub-horizontal vein systems. The 2007 drill program should ascertain if the mineralization system has the potential to contain significant gold and silver mineralization comparable to other Archean lode gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, which has yielded more than 175 million ounces of gold in production over the last 100 years". Pershimco's Board of Directors unanimously agreed to launch the next phase of exploration as soon as the weather conditions permits it in the first quarter of 2007.

Mr. Roger Bureau, Pershimco's President, commented: "(...) We confirmed what was suspected for a long time, this is a very good day for Pershimco and all the shareholders. We are now moving in higher gear and we are planning for a significant exploration and validation effort that should establish before the end of 2007, the global potential of the Courville Project".

The Board also welcomed Mr. Alain Bureau as a Director. Mr. Bureau was already an officer of the company and was elected along with the other members proposed in the AGM circular
The company also briefed shareholders present at the AGM on its Mexican projects. Pershimco will be initiating a National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report in the first quarter of 2007 on the Camila and Melina projects. French and English transcripts of the AGM question period will be posted on the company's web site at later in the week.


"Roger Bureau"


About Pershimco Resources Inc.

Pershimco Resources Inc. is a Canadian based junior resource and exploration company trading under the symbol PRO on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company holds 100% of several mining properties including the Courville Gold Project, near the Val-d'Or Gold Mining Camp, The Company also has an option to acquire 100% of a number of Canadian and Mexican properties including multiple properties in the State of Chihuahua. Mexico. Pershimco's wholly owned San Miguel Silver-Zinc Property, in the Cusi Mining District is under option to Dia Bras Exploration (TSX-V: DIB).

The Company's strategy is to advance its exploration properties towards metal reserves and eventual production. Pershimco's management expects positive results from the pilot mining program at San Miguel.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS -- This press release contains forward-looking statements reflecting Pershimco objectives, estimates, expectations and the impact of acquisitions on Pershimco's financial performance. These statements are identified by the use of verbs such as "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", and "expect" as well as by the use of future or conditional tenses. By their very nature, these types of statements involve risks and uncertainty. Consequently, reality may differ materially from Pershimco's projections or expectations.

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