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Silver City commences RAB drilling at Broken Hill's zinc targets

said April 6that it has commenced rotary air blast drilling at its Broken Hill base metal-precious metal project inNew South Wales, Australia. The program is designed to follow up on zinc and lead-silvertargets.

The companyis also planning reverse circulation drilling at the Stephens Trig prospect uponthe completion of the 200-hole RAB program. This will allow for more cost-efficientuse of the RC drill rig should new drill targets be located in the RAB phase, thecompany said.

Silver Cityalso said environmental permits and land access arrangements are now in place forthe commencement of drilling at the Stephen Trig and Razorback West prospects.

Previous explorationby the company has outlined three projects where limited information suggests potentialfor near-surface zinc-lead-silver mineralization hidden beneath a veneer of alluvialand soil cover. This RAB program is designed to assess these with the view of outliningdrill targets which might be tested at the same time as the upcoming Stephens TrigRC drilling.