Benton Commences Drilling on Kingurutik Cu-Ni Project

- August 5th, 2010

Benton Resources Corp.(TSX VENTURE:BTC) announced that the Company has initiated drilling on the Kingurutik Lake copper-nickel project located approximately 60 kilometres north of the world class Voisey’s Bay nickel-copper-cobalt deposit in Labrador.

Benton Resources Corp.(TSX VENTURE:BTC) announced that the Company has initiated drilling on the Kingurutik Lake copper-nickel project located approximately 60 kilometres north of the world class Voisey’s Bay nickel-copper-cobalt deposit in Labrador.

The press release is quoted as saying:

Benton is a Canadian based junior mining company with multiple joint ventures and a diversified property portfolio in gold, nickel, copper, and platinum group elements. The Company currently has approximately $C9 million in cash, owns 38.7 million shares and 19.1 million warrants in Coro Mining Corp (TSX:COP), holds 1.5 million shares in Marathon PGM Corp (TSX:MAR), holds 1.5 million shares in Puget Ventures (TSX VENTURE:PVS), holds 815,000 Bell Copper Corp shares (TSX VENTURE:BCU) and retains a 2% Net Smelter Return royalty on the northern portion of the Marathon PGM deposit.

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