VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALPHA EXPLORATION INC. ("Alpha" or the "Company") (TSX-V:AEX) is pleased to announce that it has executed a contract for airborne geophysical surveys on each of its Hook Lake and Kelic Lake properties located in the southern Athabasca Basin of northern Saskatchewan. Work is expected to commence next week with the final surveys scheduled for later in October.
CGG Canada Services Ltd. (formerly Fugro Geoservices Ltd.) has been contracted to carry out the FALCON® airborne gravity gradiometer survey on both properties, which will include magnetic and laser scanning digital elevation components. A radiometric survey will also be flown on the Kelic Lake property. Coverage includes:
- Hook Lake: 987 line-km's at 200m line spacing covering roughly 10x14km grid area
- Kelic Lake: 1,200 line-km's at 100m line spacing covering roughly 10x10km grid area
Please see the company's website at www.alpha-aex.com for survey area location maps.
Results from these surveys are expected in November. They will be integrated with an extensive compilation of geological, geochemical and geophysical data already in hand for both properties in order to refine and prioritize potential drill targets. Details for upcoming winter exploration will be provided once programs and budgets are proposed and approved.
About Alpha Exploration Inc.
Alpha is a junior mineral exploration company focused on uranium in the Athabasca Basin in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. Its common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "AEX". The Company actively explores a portfolio of early-stage properties, and continually and proactively reviews opportunities for new properties, whether by staking, joint venture or acquisition.
The technical information in this news release has been prepared in accordance with the Canadian regulatory requirements set out in NI 43-101 and reviewed and approved on behalf of the Company by Dr. Michael H. Gunning, PhD, PEng, PGeo, a qualified person.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Alpha Exploration Inc.
Interim CEO and Chairman
For corporate communications please contact:
Robert (Bob) Meister
Alpha Exploration Inc.
Trading Symbol: TSX-V - AEX
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