Thunder Bay, Ontario - April 4, 2018 (Newsfile Corp.) (Investorideas.com Newswire) Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) ("Benton" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has received the 2017 Bernie Schnieders Discovery of the Year Award, for the Bedivere Gold Project. Benton received the honour last night, awarded by the Northwestern Ontario Prospectors Association ("NWOPA") Awards Committee. The Benton team accepted the award along with four prospectors from Traxxin Resources who made the original high grade gold discovery. Benton would like to thank the NWOPA committee for their acknowledgment of Benton's hard work advancing the prospect and are very appreciative to have received such a prestigious award. Benton would also like to acknowledge the support of Lac des Mille Lac First Nation, whose traditional territory surrounds the Bedivere Project.
The Bedivere Project is an early stage gold discovery that the Company has spent in excess of $1 million in acquisition and exploration since acquiring it 18 months ago. These expenditures include the completion of 21 diamond drill holes on the Traxxin zone and a further 6 holes testing other targets on the project. All results and project details can be viewed on the Company's website.
About Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX)
Benton Resources Inc is a well-funded Canadian-based junior project generator with a diversified property portfolio in Gold-Silver, Nickel, Copper, and Platinum group elements.
Clinton Barr (P.Geo.), V.P. Exploration for Benton Resources Inc., is the qualified person responsible for this release has prepared, supervised the preparation or approved the scientific and technical disclosure in the news release.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Benton Resources Inc.,
Stephen Stares, President
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Forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual events or results to differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation: risks related to failure to obtain adequate financing on a timely basis and on acceptable terms; risks related to the outcome of legal proceedings; political and regulatory risks associated with mining and exploration; risks related to the maintenance of stock exchange listings; risks related to environmental regulation and liability; the potential for delays in exploration or development activities or the completion of feasibility studies; the uncertainty of profitability; risks and uncertainties relating to the interpretation of drill results, the geology, grade and continuity of mineral deposits; risks related to the inherent uncertainty of production and cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses; results of prefeasibility and feasibility studies, and the possibility that future exploration, development or mining results will not be consistent with the Company's expectations; risks related to gold price and other commodity price fluctuations; and other risks and uncertainties related to the Company's prospects, properties and business detailed elsewhere in the Company's disclosure record. Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described in forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned against attributing undue certainty to forward-looking statements. These forward looking statements are made as of the date hereof and the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. Actual events or results could differ materially from the Company's expectations or projections.
For further information contact Stephen Stares @:
684 Squier Street,
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4A8
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