Rockridge Capital Corp.
TSX VENTURE : RRC

Rockridge Capital Corp.

April 02, 2012 16:30 ET

Rockridge Capital Corp.: Drilling Operations Temporarily Suspended at Fatou

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 2, 2012) - Rockridge Capital Corp. (TSX VENTURE:RRC) ("Rockridge"; the "Company") announced today that the Company has been informed by its drilling contractor that effective March 31, 2011 drilling at the Fatou project is temporarily suspended and drill crews have been moved across the border to Burkina Faso. The drilling contractor has made this decision due to the potential for external sanctions to be applied onto Mali from neighbouring countries (represented by ECOWAS) and that as a result resupply of the necessary equipment and materials for drilling may be interrupted.

Rockridge President, Karl Kottmeier, said, "In the face of sanctions that may result in closing of all borders, and severely limit re-supply and staff rotation, we support the decision of the contractor to suspend drilling. We have secured the Fatou camp and have temporarily redeployed all of our ex-pat personnel to Burkina Faso. We are encouraged by the news coming from Bamako that the situation is being addressed and we are confident that democratic stability will return to Mali soon."

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ROCKRIDGE CAPITAL CORP.

Karl Kottmeier, President

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Rockridge Capital Corp.
    Karl Kottmeier
    President
    (604) 678 8941

    Rockridge Capital Corp.
    Kirk Gamley
    VP Corporate Development
    (604) 678 8941
    (604) 689-7442 (FAX)
    www.rockridgecapitalcorp.com