TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov 9, 2012) - QUEENSTON MINING INC. (QMI.TO)(QNMNF)(QMI.F) ("Queenston or the Company") today announced that it has made the regulatory filing of the Technical Report titled "Technical Report on the Upper Beaver Gold-Copper Project, Ontario, Canada" Prepared by SRK Consulting (Canada) Inc. ("SRK"). The Technical Report is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company''s website at www.queenston.ca. The initial announcement of the updated resource was made in a news release dated September 26, 2012.
- Indicated mineral resource of 1.46 million ounces of gold and 56 million pounds of copper 6,870,000 t grading 6.62 g/t Au and 0.37% Cu (1.58 million gold equivalent ounces)
- Inferred mineral resource of 0.71 million ounces of gold and 32 million pounds of copper 4,570,000 t grading 4.85 g/t Au and 0.32% Cu (0.78 million gold equivalent ounces)
- Indicated and inferred resources driven by tonnage increase of 123% and 48% respectively
The resource estimation work by SRK was completed by Sebastien Bernier, P. Geo. and Glen Cole, P. Geo. both employees of SRK and "independent qualified persons" as defined by NI 43-101.
Queenston is a Canadian mineral exploration and development company with a primary focus on its holdings in the historic Kirkland Lake gold camp comprising 230 km² of prime exploration lands. The Company''s assets include six 100%-owned gold deposits, all with NI 43-101 compliant mineral resources and ongoing exploration and development. The objective of the Company is to advance the flagship Upper Beaver project towards feasibility and production. The Upper Beaver project is progressing with Advanced Exploration leading to new shaft development in 2013. The Company is also very active in exploring and advancing the other five 100%-owned deposits that will provide additional feed for a central milling facility. The Company has working capital of approximately $100 million including cash and short-term investments of $75 million, no debt and is completing a fiscal 2012 budget for exploration of $25 million and $10 million for advanced exploration.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
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