VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Feb. 15, 2011) – David H. Brett, President and CEO, Pacific Bay Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:PBM) (the “Company”) reports that partner Strateco Resources Inc. (“Strateco”) (TSX:RSC) has commenced diamond drilling on the Company’s Otish Mountains uranium property in Quebec, where Strateco is earning a 60% interest. This drilling is targeting the highly prospective Matoush-style Alfred Fault zone discovered by Strateco in October, 2010, approximately 4 km west of Strateco’s Matoush uranium deposit. The Alfred Fault drilling is part of a $1.1 million, 5,500-metre drilling program planned for 2011 on the property.
The technical information in this news release was reviewed and approved by Doug Blanchflower, P.Geo., a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101.
Pacific Bay Minerals Ltd.
David H. Brett, MBA, President & CEO
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