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Commencement of Pilot Scale Drilling

Cominco Resources is pleased to announce the commencement of a large diameter drilling campaign in support of full pilot scale test work. The 8 inch core drilling program has so far drilled over 5tonnes out of the 65tonnes required for the full pilot scale program which will prove the process float sheet designed the for the Hinda Phosphate Mine.

The pilot program is a key component of the company’s bankable feasibility study due to commence later in the year. Cominco’s CEO Roderick Smith said “The commencement of pilot scale test work is a crucial step in proving the bankability of the project. It shows the project is technically and financially robust.”