Ressources Appalaches Inc.

Ressources Appalaches Inc.

April 15, 2014 08:58 ET

Ressources Appalaches Begins Mining Operations at the Dufferin Gold Mine

RIMOUSKI, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Ressources Appalaches (TSX VENTURE:APP)(FRANKFURT:OU3) has begun mining operations at its Dufferin Gold Mine in Nova Scotia. The initial ore extraction and surface stockpiling will provide several weeks of supply for the start-up of the processing plant.

The first area of extraction starts in Vein #1. This vein will be mined from three faces located at an advantageous level near surface, for easy and rapid access, at 120m and 235 metres from the entrance of the mine. Four crews of five miners each will work day and night shifts, seven days a week. Extraction will increase gradually to a sustainable 300 tonnes per day.

Alain Hupe, Ressources Appalaches President and CEO, explained that "As mentioned on Dec, 2 2013, we finished commissioning on schedule and now we are focusing to ramp up to 300 tonnes per day."

About Ressources Appalaches

Since it was created in 1994, the goal of Ressources Appalaches has been to discover and develop deposits of base and precious metals in Canada with an expertise targeted towards the Appalachian geological formation in Québec and Nova Scotia. The Company is mainly focused on the exploration and development of the Dufferin Gold Mine in Nova Scotia.

Photos of the Dufferin Mine and its facilities are available on the Company's website at:

The contents of this press release were prepared and reviewed by Alain Hupé, Eng. a Qualified Person as defined in NI 43-101. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts any responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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