Benton Resources Inc.

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  • Benton Announces Non-Brokered $2 Million Private Placement

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 21, 2021) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ('Benton' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce that, subject to all regulatory approvals, the Company intends to complete a non-brokered private placement of flow-through and non flow-through units (the "Private Placement") for combined aggregate gross proceeds of up to $2 million. The Private Placement is expected to close on or before November 1, 2021.The Company intends to issue up to 5,000,000 flow-through units ("FT...

    2021-10-21 7:30 AM EDT
  • Benton Notified That St. Anthony Gold Corp Will Exercise the Second Option on the Panama Lake Project; Rio Tinto Terminates Bark Lake Option

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 20, 2021) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ("Benton") would like to announce that St. Anthony Gold Corp. ("St. Anthony" or the "Company") (CSE: STAG) (FSE: M1N) (OTC Pink: MTEHF) has notified Benton they will make a CAD$100,000 (cash or shares) payment to earn a 50% interest in the Panama Lake property (the "Property").The Panama Lake option agreement (the "Option Agreement") between Benton and St. Anthony was signed in October 2019. In...

    2021-10-20 8:33 AM EDT
  • Benton and Sokoman Enter into Mutual Participation Agreements Governing Cost Reimbursement Under Their Strategic Exploration Alliance

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 15, 2021) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ("Benton") and Sokoman Minerals Corp. (TSXV: SIC) (OTCQB: SICNF) ("Sokoman") (jointly, "the Companies" or singularly a "Joint Venture Party") are pleased to announce that they have entered into mutual participation agreements (the "Participation Agreements") that govern cost reimbursement between the Companies relating to certain option agreements entered into by each of Benton and Sokoman on behalf of their strategic exploration alliance announced on May 20, 2021....

    2021-10-15 4:23 PM EDT
  • Benton Resources and Sokoman Minerals Commence Diamond Drilling Grey River JV Project, Southern Newfoundland

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 12, 2021) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ("Benton") and Sokoman Minerals Corp. ("Sokoman") (TSXV: SIC) (OTCQB: SICNF) (jointly "the Alliance") are pleased to announce that Phase 1 diamond drilling has commenced at the Grey River JV gold project (the "Project") on the south coast of Newfoundland. The Project is targeting high-grade gold mineralization similar in style to the Pogo gold deposit in the Tintina Belt of Alaska.

    2021-10-12 3:06 PM EDT
  • Benton Advised of Clean Air Metals' Payment to Rio Tinto on Escape Lake Option

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 12, 2021) - 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 January 6, 2020 and May 14,...

    2021-10-12 7:53 AM EDT
  • Benton and Sokoman Confirm First High-Grade Lithium Discovery in Newfoundland at the Golden Hope Project

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - September 16, 2021) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ("Benton") and Sokoman Minerals Corp. (TSXV: SIC) (OTCQB: SICNF) ("Sokoman") (together, "the Alliance") are pleased to announce analyses for 35 of 58 follow-up samples from the recently discovered swarm of Lithium-bearing pegmatite dikes on the Golden Hope Joint Venture Project in southwestern Newfoundland. The 35 grab and chip samples were collected over a 1 km2 area over the swarm of poorly-exposed pegmatite and aplite...

    2021-09-16 2:08 PM EDT
  • Benton Resources: Clean Air Metals Reports New Drill Results including 76.7m of 5.67g/t PdEq with 21.0m of 9.98g/t PdEq at Escape Lake

    Thunder Bay, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - September 7, 2021) - Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ('Benton' or 'the Company') is pleased to share results obtained by Clean Air Metals Inc. (TSXV: AIR) (FSE: CKU) (OTCQB: CLRMF) ("Clean Air Metals" or the "Company") from recent drilling completed at the Escape Lake project, under Option from Benton. Clean Air Metals can earn up to 100% of the Escape Lake project and Benton will retain a 0.5% NSR on the property.Hole ELR21-077 intersected...

    2021-09-07 11:03 AM EDT
  • Sokoman and Benton Announce Discovery of High-Grade Lithium-Bearing Pegmatites at Golden Hope in Southwestern Newfoundland

    St. John's, Newfoundland--(Newsfile Corp. - August 16, 2021) - Sokoman Minerals Corp. (TSXV: SIC) (OTCQB: SICNF) ("Sokoman") and Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ("Benton"), which are 50/50 members of a joint exploration alliance previously announced on May 10, 2021 (together, "the Alliance"), are pleased to announce that they have discovered a swarm of lithium-bearing pegmatite dikes on the Golden Hope Joint Venture Project in southwestern Newfoundland, Canada. Benton's President and CEO Stephen Stares and Director Michael Stares, along with Sokoman's...

    2021-08-16 7:00 AM EDT