TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Mar 21, 2013) - Rupert Resources Ltd. ("Rupert" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:RUP) announces the initiation of a pre-drilling exploration program at its Red Lake, Ontario property. The schedule for this program is now being brought forward and will commence as soon as possible.
The program will consist of soil geochemical sampling and regional geological surveying. The goal of this program is to provide baseline geologic, geochemical and geophysical information to identify drill targets for a subsequent drilling program. The budget to complete this project is CAD $200,000.
The property is located adjacent to Goldcorp''s Red Lake mine. This property is located on the interpreted extension of the Cochenour-Dickenson Deformation Zone to the southeast. Little recent exploration has been carried out on the property.
Rupert also wishes to announce it did not renew certain claims at its Surf Inlet property, in British Columbia. These claims were due for renewal in January and February, 2013. The Company does not feel that these claims were part of any near term prospects for development.
For further information please visit the Company''s website at www.rupertresources.com.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
M. Kostuik, Director