SOURCE: Ring of Fire Resources Inc.

Ring of Fire Resources Inc.

January 23, 2012 14:42 ET

ROF Commences Drilling on the Kingsmill Nickel Target

TORONTO--(Marketwire - Jan 23, 2012) - Ring of Fire Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "ROF") (TSX VENTURE: ROF) (FRANKFURT: RG5) (PINKSHEETS: HWKPF) is pleased to announce that the Company has commenced drilling on the Kingsmill Nickel target, on Project 81, in the Timmins area, Northern Ontario.

A 5000 meter drill contract is signed with NPLH Drilling of Timmins Ontario to test and confirm Nickel and Gold mineralization from previous drilling (see ROF news releases Dec 1, 2011 & Dec. 5, 2011) dating back to the 1960s and 1980s.

Concurrent with the nickel-target drilling, a 45 line km grid will be cut over the Lucas Gold target in order to conduct a ground geophysical IP survey before spotting drill holes on this target.

About Project 81:

Project 81 is a 70,090 hectare patented land package divided into 2 blocks. The patents include surface, mineral and timber rights, and host a significant timber resource plus a number of zones that have historical exploration identifying nickel and gold mineralization (these sample results are historical and non 43-101 compliant) from work carried out in the 1960s and 1970s, some of which have been previously announced.

About Ring of Fire Resources Inc.:

Ring of Fire Resources Inc. is a Canadian based junior exploration company holding in excess of 70,000 hectares of property in the Timmins, Iroquois Falls and Smooth Rock Falls areas of Northern Ontario, upon which it plans to develop and implement an exploration program for the balance of 2011 and 2012. It also holds a portfolio of diversified exploration projects at various stages of exploration and drilling for Vanadium/Nickel/Copper/Chromium/PGM in the 'Ring of Fire' McFauld's Lake Area of Northern Ontario, Gold in the Wawa area of Northern Ontario, and Uranium in Northern Saskatchewan.

More detailed information is available on the website at www.ringoffireresources.com

Cautionary Statement:

Neither 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. No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

The foregoing information may contain forward-looking statements relating to the future performance of Ring of Fire Resources Inc. Forward-looking statements, specifically those concerning future performance, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially from the Company's plans and expectations. These plans, expectations, risks and uncertainties are detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by the Company with the TSX Venture Exchange and securities regulators. Ring of Fire Resources Inc. does not assume any obligation to update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Ring of Fire Resources Inc.

    H. Vance White
    President
    Phone: 416-214-2250
    Fax: 416-367-1954

    Corinna de Beer
    Investor Relations
    Phone: 416-792-0343
    EMail: ir@ringoffireresources.com