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Providence Announces Filing of NI 43-101 Report on Iron Range Project

March 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NEWS–Vancouver, B.C., March 22, 2012: Providence Resources Corp. (TSX-V: PV) (“Providence” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has filed an independent National Instrument 43-101-compliant technical report on its Iron Range Project. The technical report entitled “Technical Report on the Iron Range Precious and Base Metal Property, Southeast British Columbia” dated March 15, 2012 and prepared by Ronnie Therriault, M. Sc., P.Geo. is available on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. Providence arranged for the report to provide, among other things, a synthesis of the exploration work conducted on the Iron Range Project since the Company’s involvement with the project commenced in April 2010.Iron Range Project

The Iron Range deposits were originally staked in 1897, and were covered by Crown grants held by Cominco Ltd. and the Canadian Pacific Railway. Eagle Plains staked the current claims immediately after the Crown grants reverted in 2000, and it has been exploring the property since then. Exploration work to date includes geological mapping, geochemical surveys, diamond drilling and a 690-line-kilometre airborne geophysical survey.

An additional 35,800 hectares of claims were added to the original land package, resulting in a total of 56,200 hectares — an area approximately 11 km by 50 km. The land package now covers over 30 km of the Iron Range structure, most of it unexplored. The claims also overlie rocks of the Aldridge formation, including the same stratigraphic time horizon that hosts the world-class Sullivan deposit located 70 km to the northeast. Over its 100-year lifetime, Sullivan produced approximately 150 million tonnes of ore including three billion ounces of silver, eight million tonnes of zinc and eight million tonnes of lead, collectively worth over $30-billion at current metal prices. The parties caution that past results or discoveries on proximate land are not necessarily indicative of the results that may be achieved on the Iron Range property.

About Providence Resources

Providence Resources is a precious and base metal junior exploration company focused on creating shareholder value through acquisition and aggressive exploration in established, highly endowed mineral belts. On March 1st 2012, Providence exercised its option with Eagle Plains and earned a 60% undivided right, title and interest in and to the Iron Range Project. Providence earned its interest by making aggregate cash payments of $500,000, issuing a total of 1,000,000 common shares and completing exploration expenditures of $3,000,000. The parties have entered into a formal joint venture agreement.

Vince Sorace
President, Providence Resources

For further information regarding Providence, please email investor@pvresources.ca, call toll free at
1-888-705-1128 or visit our website at www.pvresources.ca
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

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