iMetal Resources Announces Start of Drilling at Gowganda West

4 April 2023

iMetal Resources, Inc.


iMetal Resources Inc. announce the start of drilling at the Company’s Gowganda West project, which lies within the prolific Abitibi Greenstone Gold Belt. The primary objective of this round of drilling is to further define the zones of mineralization uncovered during the 2022 winter program and located proximal to the shared northwest boundary with Aris Mining Corp. and its Juby deposit.

Saf Dhillon, President & CEO, stated: “We are extremely pleased to once more have a drill turning at our flagship Gowganda West project. The developing gold trends proximal to our shared border with Aris Mining make this a very interesting campaign as we look to continue to move our project forward.”

Saf Dhillon, President & CEO

The Company has engaged Laframboise Drilling Inc. of Earlton, Ontario for this phase of drilling at Gowganda West. Access to the Property has been opened and drilling has commenced as of March 27th, 2023. Along with the focus on the NW gold trends, this phase of drilling will probe areas of untested high-grade grab samples and test VTEM targets from the 2019 airborne program.

Gowganda West is an exploration-stage gold project about 100 km south-southeast of Timmins, Ontario, contiguous to Aris Mining’s Juby Project in the Shining Tree Camp of the southern part of the Abitibi Greenstone Gold Belt; contiguous also with the Knight project that is part of the Strategic Partnership between Orefinders Resources Inc. and Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. iMetal completed a 2611 m drilling program in the fall of 2022 which intersected a new gold trend. The Property also has multiple-ounce grab samples from trends that have yet to be drill tested.

The scientific and technical information contained in this news release has been reviewed and approved by Scott Zelligan, P. Geo (Ontario), VP Exploration of iMetal and a qualified person as defined in National Instrument 43-101.

About iMetal Resources Inc.

iMetal is a Canadian based junior exploration company focused on the exploration and development of its portfolio of resource properties in Ontario and Quebec. One of its Flagship properties Gowganda West, is an exploration-stage gold project that borders the Juby Deposit and is located within the Shining Tree Camp area in the southern part of the Abitibi Greenstone Gold Belt about 100 km south-southeast of the Timmins Gold Camp. The 665-hectare Kerrs Gold deposit comprises a series of gold-bearing pyritized quartz vein replacement breccias with a 2011 historic resource, 90 kilometres ENE of Timmins. The 220-hectare Ghost Mountain property, 42 kilometres NE of Kirkland Lake, lies 5 kilometres W of Agnico Eagle’s Holt and Holloway Mine.


Saf Dhillon

President & CEO

iMetal Resources Inc.

[email protected]

Tel. (604-484-3031)

Suite 550, 800 West Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 2V6.

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