Blue Star receives final permits to commence drilling on Hood River concessions, Nunavut
22 August 2019
Vancouver, BC / August 21, 2019 / Blue Star Gold Corp. (“Blue Star” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it is in receipt of the Land Use License issued by the Kitikmeot Inuit Association and its water licence from the Nunavut Water Board. Licence No. KTL319C008 allows access to the Inuit Owned Lands for Hood River exploration camp and operations and to the Ulu mining lease and airstrip to support Blue Star’s field programs and the Ulu reclamation planning studies. In addition, the new, amended water licence, 2BE-HRP1924, allows the Company to conduct its drilling and camp activities.
With the permits and water licence in-hand, Blue Star is further pleased to announce it has mobilized field crews to construct its exploration camp to house the drill and support crews, its geologists and assistants and core logging and sampling facilities. It is intended that drilling and the surface work commence on or about August 28th, 2019.
Stephen Wilkinson, the Company’s CEO and President commented, “Our 2019 program will include 2,000 meters of diamond drilling and detailed surface mapping and sampling on the Hood River property, focused on the lands immediately north of the Ulu mining lease. We intend to advance the North Fold Nose gold zone and the associated gold mineralization on the Hood River concessions and to demonstrate the potential of new and accretive gold resources.”