REC Minerals Corp.
TSX VENTURE : REC

REC Minerals Corp.

March 01, 2011 16:00 ET

REC Minerals Corp. Changes Name to Reliant Gold Corp.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - REC Minerals Corp. ("REC" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:REC) is pleased to announce that it has changed its name effective today to Reliant Gold Corp. This name change was approved overwhelming by the shareholders of the Company at the annual and special meeting of shareholders held on February 22, 2011 (the "Meeting"). The name change has been accepted by the TSX Venture Exchange and will be effective on the TSX Venture Exchange at the opening of trading on March 2, 2011.

"The decision to change the name to Reliant Gold Corp. highlights the Company's strategic focus on the exploration and development of quality gold and copper projects in Canada and, in the future, internationally", stated Kabir Ahmed, Chairman, President and CEO of the Company.

The common shares and warrants of the Company will continue to trade under their existing symbols which are "REC" and "REC.WT", respectively.

The new CUSIP numbers for the Company's common shares and warrants are 75954L101 and 75954L119, respectively.

ABOUT RELIANT

Reliant is a junior mineral exploration company with an experienced management team engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of properties for the mining of precious and base metals and uranium. The Corporation holds an option to acquire a 100% interest in the MC Dalhousie Property located in northwestern British Columbia, Canada; an option to acquire a 100% interest in the North Nonacho Property in the vicinity of Nonacho Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada; and an option to acquire a 100% interest in the Esten Property located 10 km south of Elliott Lake, Ontario, Canada. Reliant also holds a 100% interest in the Borden Lake South Property, comprised of 293 claims located 10 km east of town of Chapleau, Ontario. The common shares of Reliant trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the stock symbol "REC". The Company has 16,725,000 common shares issued and outstanding.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Certain statements in this press release may constitute "forward-looking" statements which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of Reliant or the industry in which it operates to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. When used in this press release, the words "estimate", "believe", "anticipate", "intend", "expect", "plan", "may", "should", "will", the negative thereof or other variations thereon or comparable terminology are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the current expectations of the management of Reliant with respect to future events based on currently available information and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by those forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are detailed from time to time, including, without limitation, under the heading "Risk Factors", in continuous disclosure documents filed by Reliant from time to time with the Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta Securities Commissions which are available at www.sedar.com and to which readers of this press release are referred for additional information concerning Reliant, its prospects and the risks and uncertainties relating to Reliant and its prospects. New risk factors may arise from time to time and it is not possible for management to predict all of those risk factors or the extent to which any factor or combination of factors may cause actual results, performance and achievements of Reliant to be materially different from those contained in forward-looking statements. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, Reliant cannot assure investors that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Given these risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results.

The forward-looking information contained in this press release is current only as of the date hereof. Reliant does not undertake or assume any obligation, except as required by law, to release publicly any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

No securities commission or regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the contents of this press release. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Reliant Gold Corp.
    Kabir Ahmed
    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Director
    (416) 365-6580
    (416) 946-1951 (FAX)
    330 Bay Street, Suite 820
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5H 2S8