Apr. 26, 2011 (Marketwire Canada) --
VAL-D'OR, QUEBEC, CANADA -- Metanor Resources Inc. ("Metanor") (TSX VENTURE:MTO) is pleased to provide an update on its activities at the Bachelor Lake Gold Project. The shaft sinking process is now over 60% complete, including the development of 2 of the 3 shaft stations(Level 13 and 14) along with over 280 feet of shaft completed with less than 256 feet remaining. The shaft sinking is scheduled to be completed by the end of July. The project maintains the target of completing the bulk sample this Fall and publish a feasibility study.
The 15,000 m definition diamond drilling campaign at Bachelor is scheduled to begin in June 2011. This campaign will begin on surface while the shaft sinking is being executed, and move to the two new levels 13 and 14 when the sinking is completed. The results of the completed portion in this drilling campaign will be inserted into the Feasibility Study.
The project team and its independent consultants also updated the NI 43-101 Technical Report for the Bachelor Lake Project with additional information. This additional information is mostly of a technical nature. The initial project economics, resources, and reserves all remain unchanged. A copy of the new report has been filed on Sedar and is available at www.sedar.com.
Serge Roy, Chairman & CEO and Ghislain Morin, President & COO both stated : "We are extremely pleased with the progress at the Bachelor Lake Gold Project as we are well on our way to complete the Bulk Sample before year-end."
Metanor is a Canadian based gold mining company with a focus on adding value per share through efficient exploration, and development of it properties. Maintaining a low risk profile through a strong operating team, sound financial management, and operating in secure jurisdictions like Quebec are key priorities for Metanor's management team.
Pascal Hamelin, P. Eng, Ing, General Manager of Operations, is the Qualified Person under NI 43-101 responsible for reviewing and approving the technical information contained in this news release.
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