BRITISH COLUMBIA – HILLSBOROUGH RESOURCES of Vancouver now has 43-101-compliant numbers for the Horizon and Northridge areas of its Horizon project in the northeastern part of the province. Measured and indicated resources recoverable by both open pit and underground methods total 143.09 million tonnes of bituminous coal. An additional 40.11 million tonnes are classified as inferred resources.
Hillsborough has proposed a primarily underground operation using room-and-pillar methods, as is done at its Quinsam coal mine on Vancouver Island. A scoping study is expected in July 2006. The latest news can be read at www.HillsboroughResources.com.