Alix And Geo Announce Manitoba Quarry Exploration Permits Received
ALIX AND GEO ANNOUNCE MANITOBA QUARRY EXPLORATION PERMITS RECEIVED
January 22, 2009, VANCOUVER, B.C. – ALIX RESOURCES CORP (AIX-TSX:V) and GEO MINERALS LTD. (GM-TSX:V) (The “Companies”) announce today that all “quarry exploration permits” have now been received from the Manitoba Mines Branch. As announced November 5, 2008, in an agreement with a Saskatchewan based private company, NuCoal Energy Corp., the Companies have the right to acquire up to an 80% interest in 31,904 hectares (78,836.5 acres) of prospective coal ground adjoining Goldsource Mines Inc (GXS – TSX:V) “Border Coal Discovery” property which now has a drill program underway. The Companies are now in the process of filing for drill permits with an aim to commence drilling as soon as possible in Manitoba.
In Saskatchewan, to date, the Companies have received 132 coal prospecting permits issued by the Saskatchewan Energy Department, representing approximately 101,376 hectares, or 250,398 acres of ground coverage.
The areas under permit include the Wapawekka Lake area, north of Goldsource Mines’ recently announced Ballantyne permits; ground adjacent to the North American Gem’s (NAG – TSX:V) Adamas discovery; ground to the north of Goldsource Mines’ Border property plus ground covering the Montreal Lake historical coal intercepts.
The Companies are also negotiating with third parties on additional ground in Saskatchewan.
Alix Resources is a junior exploration company actively seeking mineral and energy opportunities for the benefit of all our stakeholders.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Signed “Michael England”
Michael England, President
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