KAMLOOPS, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 12, 2007) - Cassidy Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CDY) is pleased to announce that exploration activities including drilling have resumed at on its 100%-owned Kouroussa Gold Project, located in Guinea, West Africa. Drilling was suspended on February 10th, 2007 following the imposition of martial law in the Republic of Guinea. The resumption of exploration at Kouroussa follows a through review of the security situation in Guinea by Cassidy personnel in the country.
Drilling resumed on March 8, 2007 on the Kinkine deposit. Reverse circulation pre-collars and diamond drill tails are being drilled along the east side of Kinkine to extend and define a series of shallowly dipping mineralized lodes to a depth of approximately 200 metres. Drilling is also stepping mineralization to the east and northeast. The second RC rig is slated to resume drilling on the KD-1/Northern Plateau on March 14th, 2007. This drilling aims to connect KD-1 and Northern Plateau into one continuous mineralized zone. On the Northwest Plateau or Sanu Filanan Extension, an aggressive program of delineation drilling will follow up on the latest series of drill holes completed in early February. Results from that February program are expected shortly.
Regional aircore drilling resumed on March 9th, 2007 at Banjounani, 15 kilometres northwest of the Koekoe/Kinkine resource areas. Previous aircore drilling at Banjounani demonstrated the presence of gold mineralization in saprolite adjacent to significant artisanal mining sites. Shipment of samples from all three drills and ongoing soil geochemical surveys will resume to SGS's assay laboratory at the Siguiri Mine in Guinea on March 12th.
Senior Geologist Brad Ackroyd of RSG Global Consulting heads the exploration team in Guinea and is expected back in Kouroussa on March 14th, 2007. Christopher J. Wild, P.Eng, VP Exploration for Cassidy Gold Corp., is the Qualified Person for this release.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Cassidy Gold Corp.
James T. Gillis, President & CEO
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