Redhawk Resources, Inc.

Redhawk Resources, Inc.

July 06, 2010 11:22 ET

Redhawk Announces Commencement of Drilling Program at Copper Creek

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 6, 2010) - Redhawk Resources, Inc. ("Redhawk" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:RDK)(FRANKFURT:QF7) is pleased to announce drilling has commenced at the Copper Creek project on new unexplored areas containing potentially higher grade deposits hosted in mafic rocks. Five areas of coincident geochemical and geophysical anomalies coupled with strong alteration and favourable geology for mafic host rocks have been identified over the last six months and are the focus of the drilling program. Drilling is expected to take 60 to 90 days to complete.

Ramona Property

The Company also announced it has elected to not continue with the option to purchase agreement on the Ramona gold/silver prospect in Nevada and has returned the property to the vendors. Redhawk will focus on the Copper Creek project.

About Redhawk

Redhawk is a Canadian-based resource exploration and development company with primary focus on the accelerated development of its advanced stage Copper Creek copper-molybdenum project in San Manuel, Arizona. The 100% owned Copper Creek property consists of approximately seven square miles of almost totally contiguous patented and unpatented mining claims and state prospecting permits, located about 70 miles northeast of Tucson, Arizona and about 15 miles east of San Manuel. The property is in the prolific southwest US porphyry copper belt at the projected intersection of a major northwest belt of porphyry copper deposits or mines (Ray, Miami/Globe, Superior/Resolution, Johnson Camp) and a major east-northeast belt of porphyry deposits (San Manuel/Kalamazoo, Silver Bell, Lakeshore, Safford, Morenci). The property is within sight of the former BHP Kalamazoo/San Manuel copper smelter and mine and within 30 miles of an existing operating copper smelter. The area is a mining friendly and politically secure location with excellent and readily accessible infrastructure.


J. Stephen Barley, Managing Director

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