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Ressources Appalaches Completes Rehab of Portal and Prepares to Go Underground

Jun 17 2013 12:00AM

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RIMOUSKI, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/13 -- Ressources Appalaches (TSX VENTURE: APP) on its path to gold production at Dufferin is pleased to announce the rehabilitation of the ramp access and completion of shotcreting the portal entrance. Ressources Appalaches is now proceeding underground with rehabbing and continued dewatering activities.

The rehabbed portal entrance has been christened as "Meguma Way" in recognition of the geological formation associated with Ressources Appalaches six surrounding claims; and which has also been associated with rich minerals deposits and gold mining operations in Nova Scotia during past generations.

The access to the underground galleries will enable Ressources Appalaches to operate at a low all-in cost per ounce based on the fact that there is no significant capital expenditure required to restart gold production and that the access to the mineralised zone is by decline with no requirement for shaft construction and complex extraction requirements.

Pictures relating to the portal, the continued progress of rehabilitation activities and development at the mine site can be found on the Company's website at: http://www.ressourcesappalaches.com/project.php?page=14

First Public Presentation of the Dufferin Mine Project

Alain Hupe, President and CEO as well as Jean-Claude Morel, Executive VP and COO publicly presented the Dufferin Mine Project at one of Nova Scotia's most important mining events of the year. This was Ressources Appalaches' first of many to come public presentations on the merits and benefits of their Dufferin project.

The Mining Society of Nova Scotia 126th Annual General Meeting held 5-7 June in Baddeck NS, brought the country's mining industry together to share technical information and business opportunities.

A copy of the Dufferin Mine project presentation can be found at the Company's website at: http://www.ressourcesappalaches.com/index.php

About Ressources Appalaches

Since it was created in 1994, the goal of Ressources Appalaches has been to discover and develop deposits of base and precious metals in Canada with an expertise targeted towards the Appalachian geological formation in Quebec and Nova Scotia. The Company is mainly focused on the exploration and development of the Dufferin Gold Mine in Nova Scotia.

Photos of the Dufferin Mine and its facilities are available on the Company's website at: www.ressourcesapplaches.com.

The contents of this press release were prepared and reviewed by Alain Hupe, Eng. A Qualified Person as defined in NI 43-101. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts any responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements that include elements of risk and uncertainty. Consequently, actual results may differ substantially from those anticipated in such statements. These risks and uncertainties are described in the quarterly and annual reports, and in the documents submitted to the securities administration.



Contacts:
Ressources Appalaches Inc.
Alain Hupe, Eng.
President
418-724-0901

Ressources Appalaches Inc.
Jean-Claude Morel
Executive Vice-President
418-724-0901
info@ressourcesappalaches.com





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