January 31, 2013 08:52 pm
VMS VENTURES CONTRACTS WESTCORE DRILLING FOR 2013 WINTER DRILL PROGRAM
Vancouver, B.C., January 31, 2013. VMS Ventures Inc. (TSX-V:VMS) (“VMS” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has now awarded a drilling contract to Westcore Drilling from Salmo, British Columbia for the 2013 winter drill program, which is scheduled to begin on February 6, 2013.
This program targets VMS’ 100% owned exploration properties throughout the Flin Flon - Snow Lake greenstone belt. The Company expects to test between 16 and 20 targets over the next three months.
Drilling will begin on the Reed East project, situated approximately 8 kilometers northeast of the Reed Copper project. The program will initially focus on targets below the Paleozoic cover before moving north to the Sails Lake and Sails East projects.
About VMS Ventures Inc:
VMS Ventures Inc. is focused primarily on acquiring, exploring and developing copper-zinc-gold-silver massive sulphide deposits in the Flin Flon-Snow Lake VMS Belt of Manitoba. The Company’s VMS project property portfolio consists of the Reed Lake Mine, which is subject to a 70-30 JV with HudBay Minerals and is scheduled for production in Q3- 2013, Copper Project, McClarty Lake Project, Sails Lake Project, Puella Bay Project and Morton Lake Project. Outside of the Snow Lake camp, the Company holds massive sulphide prospective properties near the past producing Fox Lake and Ruttan copper-zinc mines, near the communities of Lynn Lake and Leaf Rapids in northern Manitoba. These properties are located in the mining friendly province of Manitoba, Canada. The Company also has optioned three properties in the Sudbury mining camp. They are Terra Incognita, Golden Pine and Black Creek.
VMS Ventures owns approximately 21M shares of North American Nickel Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NAN). For more information on North American Nickel Inc., please visit www.northamericannickel.com.