El Niño Ventures to start 5,000 Meter Drill Program on their Democratic Republic oF Congo (DRC) Properties
August 20, 2007, Vancouver, BC -- El Niņo Ventures Inc. ("El Niņo")
(TSX.V: ELN; OTCBB: ELNOF; Frankfurt: E7Q) is pleased to announce that
it has entered into an agreement with DrillAfrica Company Limited, to complete a
minimum of 5,000 meters of drilling over its properties in the Democratic
Republic of Congo (DRC). This program is scheduled to start in mid
Jean Luc Roy, President of El Niņo states, "We are very pleased to
announce to our shareholders that we have secured a drill rig to start our
initial drill program in the DRC. This program will consist of a minimum
of 5,000 meters of Reverse Circulation (RC) drilling to test the
anomalies identified in our remote sensing survey that was carried out
Our geological team will be on the ground by the end of August to prepare the
drill sites and set up the camp necessary to carry out this program. I will
personally be in the DRC from the 10th of September onwards to ensure that all
is in place to successfully carry out this program. Our whole team has worked
hard to get all the equipment necessary to the DRC so that everything is in
place for this program. The rainy season in the DRC starts around
mid-November so we will be in a position to complete a minimum of 5,000 meters
before the rains arrive.
When we acquired these properties our goal was to fast-track our exploration
efforts and we have delivered on this objective. "
About El Niņo
El Niņo Ventures is a junior exploration company, whose corporate objective
is to revisit former mining regions and apply the latest technologies to
advanced stage exploration targets. El Niņo has recently acquired over 350
square kilometers in a world renowned copper belt in the Democratic Republic of
Congo and is currently in the midst of a 25,000 meter drill program in the
Bathurst Mining Camp.
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