Benton Resources Inc.

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  • Benton Receives 1.38 Million Shares of Cameo Industries for Saganaga Gold Project Option

    Thunder Bay Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - November 26, 2020) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ('Benton' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce it has received 1,380,000 shares of Cameo Industries Corp. ("Cameo") (CSE: CRU) as part of the first payment for the option of its Saganaga Gold project (the "Project") located in the Shebandowan Greenstone belt. Benton previously announced on August 11, 2020 that it had entered into an Option Agreement (the "Agreement") with 2752300 Ontario Inc., a private...

    2020-11-26 8:30 AM ET
  • Benton Stakes Land Position East of Hemlo Gold Mine and Receives First Anniversary Payment from Maxtech Ventures

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - November 24, 2020) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ('Benton' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce that it has staked a 100% interest in 145 single-cell mining claims, 5km east of Barrick Gold Corporation's ("Barrick") Hemlo Gold Mine and north of MetalCorp Limited's ("MetalCorp") Hemlo East project. According to MetalCorp's news announcement dated November 20, 2020, it completed an option agreement with Barrick to acquire up to 80% of the Hemlo East project with...

    2020-11-24 8:30 AM ET
  • Benton Completes Drilling at Far Lake Iron Oxide Copper Gold Project and Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - November 19, 2020) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ('Benton' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce that it has completed the maiden drill program on its Far Lake Iron Oxide Copper Gold ("IOCG") project located 80km west of Thunder Bay, Ontario. The drill program consisted of 12 holes totalling approximately 2,000m (BTW diamond drill core), ten of which focused on various Cu targets within a large felsic intrusive package of rocks plus...

    2020-11-19 8:30 AM ET
  • Benton Advised of Clean Air Metals' Payment to Rio Tinto on Escape Lake Option

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 14, 2020) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ('Benton' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce it has been advised that Clean Air Metals Inc. ("Clean Air") has paid the sum of CAD$1.0 Million directly to Rio Tinto Exploration Canada Inc. ("RTEC") as Vendor, pursuant to the terms of the definitive option agreement (the "Option Agreement") between the Company and Clean Air (see Clean Air press release dated May 15, 2020). Clean Air acquired...

    2020-10-14 7:30 AM ET
  • Benton Commences Diamond Drilling on Its Far Lake Copper Project, Ontario

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - September 30, 2020) -  Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ('Benton' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce it has mobilized a diamond drill rig to its Far Lake Copper project located 80km west of Thunder Bay, Ontario. The 2000m Phase 1 drill program will test priority targets identified from the Company's recently completed exploration programs, including the Far Lake #1 Structure where highlights include a 0.7m channel sample across massive sulphide that assayed 22.0% Cu,...

    2020-09-30 7:30 AM ET
  • Benton Provides Update for Far Lake Project and Clean Air Metals' Drill Program and Announces Grant of Stock Options

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - August 21, 2020) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ('Benton' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce that it has initiated a mechanical stripping program on various targets outlined from its ongoing exploration work at its recently optioned Far Lake project located 80km west of Thunder Bay, Ontario (see Benton PR dated May 20, 2020). The program is designed to help the Company better understand the orientation of the vein and mineralizing systems within...

    2020-08-21 7:30 AM ET
  • Benton Options Saganaga Gold Project to Private Ontario-Based Exploration Company

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - August 11, 2020) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ('Benton' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an Option Agreement (the "Agreement") with 2752300 Ontario Inc. (the "Optionee"), a private company, whereby the Optionee can earn up to a 100% interest in the Saganaga Gold project (the "Project"). The Saganaga project is a large land package located in the Shebandowan Greenstone belt, 120km west of Thunder Bay,...

    2020-08-11 7:30 AM ET
  • Benton Continues to Delineate Copper Mineralization at Far Lake

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - July 23, 2020) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ('Benton' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce it has completed and received data from its recently flown Heliborne High-Resolution Magnetic and Time-Domain Electromagnetic Survey at the Far Lake project (the "Project") located 80km west of Thunder Bay, Ontario. A preliminary examination of the data has identified several high-priority targets associated with known Cu sulphide mineralization as well as other targets outside the main zones...

    2020-07-23 7:30 AM ET