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FOR: SIRIOS RESOURCES INC.
CDNX SYMBOL: SOI
FEBRUARY 28, 2002 – 08:53 EST
SIRIOS: Diamond Drilling Program Started on Samson
MONTREAL,QUEBEC, CANADA-SIRIOS RESOURCES INC. announce that a
diamond drilling program is ongoing on the SAMSON Property in the
Matagami mining camp. Four drill holes, totaling approximately
1,500 meters, will test numerous targets including a zinc-bearing
exhalative horizon (chert) that may be equivalent to the Matagami
Key Tuffite which hosts the main zinc-copper volcanic massive
sulphide (VMS) deposits of the Matagami base metal mining camp.
SIRIOS may acquire up to 65% in the property owned by SOQUEM (ref.
press release 10/23/2001). The project comprises 350 claims
covering 56 square kilometers and is located some tens of
kilometers from Matagami, Quebec.
One of the most active mining exploration companies in Quebec,
SIRIOS, granted Prospector of the Year by the QPA, is a very
dynamic junior with some 24,527,577 Common Shares issued and
outstanding, trading on CDNX under SOI. SIRIOS hold a 24% interest
in DIOS EXPLORATION INC. (CDNX – DOS) which is a leader in diamond
exploration in eastern Canada. SOQUEM inc. is a division of SGF
Mineral inc., a subsidiary of the SGF, which mission is to carry
out economic development projects in partnership and in accordance
with accepted requirements of profitability.
The Canadian Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
For more information:
Dominique Doucet, CEO