Raytec Metals Corp.: Drilling Starts on Riverlake Property, Saskatchewan

Raytec Metals Corp.: Drilling Starts on Riverlake Property, Saskatchewan

Tuesday, August 26th 2008

Raytec Metals Corp. along with its joint venture partner Triex Minerals Corp., announce the commencement of the 2008 summer diamond drill program at the Riverlake & Highrock properties located in the Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan. Approximately 2,500 metres of diamond drilling is planned to test three main areas. The targets are near-surface, basement-hosted uranium deposits associated with steeply dipping, laterally continuous conductors. The conductors were identified by an airborne EM survey in 2007, and later confirmed and refined by a ground HLEM survey in 2008. During historic exploration in the 1970′s, surface geochemical anomalies were identified on the properties but conductors were not known and no drilling was undertaken.

Concurrent with this drill program, reconnaissance surface geochemistry and prospecting programs will be conducted to cover other prospective areas on the properties.

The Riverlake and Highrock properties consist of eight mineral claims covering 31,762 ha. The claims are in two groups, located on either side of Highway 914 at the southern margin of the Athabasca Basin, south of the Key Lake uranium mine. Triex has the right to earn an initial 51-per-cent joint venture interest in the two properties by making $1.2-million in staged exploration expenditures on or before Nov. 24, 2008. Triex can increase its ownership interest to 70-per-cent by incurring an additional $2.4-million in staged exploration expenditures on or before Nov. 24, 2011.

The Company announces that it has granted stock options to contractors under its stock option plan, for the purchase of up to 100,000 common shares of the Company at a price of $0.80 per share for a period of two years.

Raytec Metals Corp. is a dynamic Canadian exploration Company focused on the exploration and commercialization of potash in Saskatchewan, Canada – the largest producing region for potash in the world. The company has been permitted to prospect 91,549 acres with 207,360 acres still pending. The Company’s potash claims are located near two world-class potash mines that have been in production since the 1960s and are also directly positioned adjacent to claims held by BHP Billiton. The Company also holds iron ore projects in Ontario and uranium projects in the Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan. Active work programs are planned for all projects in the fall of 2008.

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