|By Marketwired .||
|January 27, 2014 12:04 PM EST||
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/14 -- Millrock Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MRO) ("Millrock" or "the Company") announces that it has entered into a Binding Letter Agreement with First Quantum Minerals Ltd. ("FQM") whereby the Company has granted an exclusive right to enter into an Option to Joint Venture Agreement concerning the Alaska Peninsula Project, located in southwest Alaska. In consideration of the exclusive right grant, FQM will fund an initial exploration program estimated to cost US$600,000. The program is planned to consist of regional geochemical sampling, geological mapping, prospecting and airborne magnetic surveys, which are to be carried out in summer of 2014 by Millrock. FQM may also elect to increase the expenditure to fund drilling of several holes. Subject to exercise of the exclusive right by November 30, 2014, FQM will have an option to earn up to an 80% joint venture interest in the property through a two-stage option agreement.
Gregory Beischer, President & CEO of Millrock, stated, "We are pleased to be able to advance this project with a new major mining company partnership. Our staff looks forward to performing systematic exploration and making great discoveries on these lands. It is important to understand the scale of this project. The land package exceeds 200,000 hectares. This is the sort of district-scale exploration project at which Millrock excels."
The Alaska Peninsula project is comprised of mineral lands owned by Bristol Bay Native Corporation. Millrock has previously made an Exploration Agreement with Option to Lease through which it can secure a 100% leasehold interest for mining (click here to view press release). The agreement covers a tract of land that covers three known porphyry copper-gold occurrences on the Alaska Peninsula. The village of Chignik is located roughly central to the land package which is more than 120 km long and up to 60 km wide and covers an area of approximately 650,000 ha. The known porphyry occurrences are named Kawisgag, Mallard Duck Bay and Bee Creek which are located near deep tidewater coastlines.
At the Kawisgag prospect, targets are immediately ready to drill. There are two main centers of mineralization and alteration which locally contain disseminated and vein-hosted chalcopyrite, molybdenite and pyrite at surface.
The Mallard Duck Bay prospect is a zone of hydrothermal alteration covering an area greater than fifteen square km. The zone has seen very limited exploration, but mineralization appears to be associated with a diorite stock. A strong chargeability anomaly coincident with exposed mineralization in a potassic alteration zone was identified by prior workers, but never drilled.
Mineralization at the Bee Creek prospect is hosted in hornfelsed sediments intruded by a multiphase diorite intrusive rock containing mineralized veins and disseminated chalcopyrite, molybdenite and pyrite. A broad, central, potassic alteration zone bordered by a discontinuous halo of phyllic alteration is exposed at surface. The prospect was initially explored by Bear Creek Mining with five drill holes in 1976. In 2005 and 2006, Metallica Resources Inc. and Full Metal Minerals Ltd. carried out geochemical and geophysical surveys, and drilled two holes. One of the holes intersected 118 m averaging 0.31% Cu, 0.009% Mo and 0.126 ppm Au with 20 m of 0.66% Cu and 0.255 ppm Au (see Full Metal Minerals news release dated October, 23, 2006 entitled "Full Metal and Metallica Encounter Copper Mineralization at Bee Creek" under their SEDAR profile, at www.SEDAR.com). Mineralization, alteration and anomalous copper values in soils and rocks extend over a broad area at the Bee Creek prospect indicating the potential for a significant porphyry Cu-Mo-Au deposit near surface. A qualified person has not fully verified the data disclosed in this paragraph for Millrock.
In addition to these three known prospects, the region is prospective for porphyry copper-gold-molybdenum systems and other intrusive-related deposits such as polymetallic skarn and replacement deposits, base metal veins and epithermal gold deposits. However, very little exploration has been done. A more detailed description of the lands with maps can be viewed at the following link: http://www.millrockresources.com/projects/alaska_peninsula/
The technical information within this document has been reviewed and approved by Gregory A. Beischer, President & CEO of Millrock. Mr. Beischer is a Qualified Person as defined in NI 43-101.
About Millrock Resources Inc.
Millrock Resources Inc. is a premier project generator to the mining industry. In the search for world-class metallic mineral deposits in mineral-rich Alaska and southwest USA, Millrock identifies, packages and operates large-scale projects for joint venture, thereby exposing its shareholders to the benefits of mineral discovery without the usual financial risk taken on by most exploration companies. Millrock currently has nine active exploration projects, seven gold-copper properties in Alaska, and two porphyry copper prospects in Arizona. Funding for Millrock's exploration projects primarily comes from its joint venture partners. Business partners of Millrock include some of the leading names in the mining industry: Teck, First Quantum and Altius.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Gregory Beischer, President & CEO
Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information including the statement that an initial exploration program will be carried out on the Alaska Peninsula project in 2014. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include without limitation the completion of planned expenditures, the ability to complete exploration programs on schedule and the success of exploration programs. It is not known whether First Quantum will exercise its exclusive right or fund the initial exploration program.
"NEITHER TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER (AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN THE POLICIES OF THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE) ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE."
Millrock Resources Inc.
Gregory A. Beischer
(604) 638-3164 or (877) 217-8978 toll free
(907) 677-3599 (FAX)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hitrons Solutions will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Hitrons Solutions Inc. is distributor in the North American market for unique products and services of small and medium-size businesses, including cloud services and solutions, SEO marketing platforms, and mobile applications.
Aug. 25, 2016 04:15 PM EDT Reads: 337
Smart Cities are here to stay, but for their promise to be delivered, the data they produce must not be put in new siloes. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mathias Herberts, Co-founder and CTO of Cityzen Data, will deep dive into best practices that will ensure a successful smart city journey.
Aug. 25, 2016 03:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,480
DevOps at Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long dev...
Aug. 25, 2016 03:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,196
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - comp...
Aug. 25, 2016 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 3,543
Kubernetes, Docker and containers are changing the world, and how companies are deploying their software and running their infrastructure. With the shift in how applications are built and deployed, new challenges must be solved. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Sebastian Scheele, co-founder of Loodse, will discuss the implications of containerized applications/infrastructures and their impact on the enterprise. In a real world example based on Kubernetes, he will show how to ...
Aug. 25, 2016 01:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,356
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportuni...
Aug. 25, 2016 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 3,885
SYS-CON Events announced today that Venafi, the Immune System for the Internet™ and the leading provider of Next Generation Trust Protection, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Venafi is the Immune System for the Internet™ that protects the foundation of all cybersecurity – cryptographic keys and digital certificates – so they can’t be misused by bad guys in attacks...
Aug. 25, 2016 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,590
Is the ongoing quest for agility in the data center forcing you to evaluate how to be a part of infrastructure automation efforts? As organizations evolve toward bimodal IT operations, they are embracing new service delivery models and leveraging virtualization to increase infrastructure agility. Therefore, the network must evolve in parallel to become equally agile. Read this essential piece of Gartner research for recommendations on achieving greater agility.
Aug. 25, 2016 12:45 PM EDT Reads: 579
As the world moves toward more DevOps and Microservices, application deployment to the cloud ought to become a lot simpler. The Microservices architecture, which is the basis of many new age distributed systems such as OpenStack, NetFlix and so on, is at the heart of Cloud Foundry - a complete developer-oriented Platform as a Service (PaaS) that is IaaS agnostic and supports vCloud, OpenStack and AWS. Serverless computing is revolutionizing computing. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Raghav...
Aug. 25, 2016 12:45 PM EDT Reads: 570
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Am...
Aug. 25, 2016 12:15 PM EDT Reads: 3,382
Fact: storage performance problems have only gotten more complicated, as applications not only have become largely virtualized, but also have moved to cloud-based infrastructures. Storage performance in virtualized environments isn’t just about IOPS anymore. Instead, you need to guarantee performance for individual VMs, helping applications maintain performance as the number of VMs continues to go up in real time. In his session at Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, Product and Marketing at Tintri, wil...
Aug. 25, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 534
Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) has announced that NoviFlow Inc.has deployed IxNetwork® to validate the company’s designs and accelerate the delivery of its proven, reliable products. Based in Montréal, NoviFlow Inc. supports network carriers, hyperscale data center operators, and enterprises seeking greater network control and flexibility, network scalability, and the capacity to handle extremely large numbers of flows, while maintaining maximum network performance. To meet these requirements, NoviFlow in...
Aug. 25, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,826
StarNet Communications Corp has announced the addition of three Secure Remote Desktop modules to its flagship X-Win32 PC X server. The new modules enable X-Win32 to safely tunnel the remote desktops from Linux and Unix servers to the user’s PC over encrypted SSH. Traditionally, users of PC X servers deploy the XDMCP protocol to display remote desktop environments such as the Gnome and KDE desktops on Linux servers and the CDE environment on Solaris Unix machines. XDMCP is used primarily on comp...
Aug. 25, 2016 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 486
SYS-CON Events announced today that StarNet Communications will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. StarNet Communications’ FastX is the industry first cloud-based remote X Windows emulator. Using standard Web browsers (FireFox, Chrome, Safari, etc.) users from around the world gain highly secure access to applications and data hosted on Linux-based servers in a central data center. ...
Aug. 25, 2016 09:15 AM EDT Reads: 600
SYS-CON Events announced today that eCube Systems, a leading provider of middleware modernization, integration, and management solutions, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. eCube Systems offers a family of middleware evolution products and services that maximize return on technology investment by leveraging existing technical equity to meet evolving business needs. ...
Aug. 25, 2016 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 496