TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 11, 2006) - Golden Hope Mines Limited (TSX VENTURE:GNH)(PINK SHEETS:GOLHF) -
The Company is pleased to announce that exploration has started on the Bellechasse Gold Project in southeastern Quebec.
The Company has retained the services of James E. Tilsley & Associates Ltd. to assist in sampling the mineralized zones that have proven difficult to evaluate by industry common practice approaches.
A program to determine the sampling requirements particular to each of the mineralized zones on the property has begun. The object of this work is to overcome problems encountered by previous joint venture partners that interfere with generating reliable grade estimators.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD "Debra Chapman" DEBRA CHAPMAN Assistant Corporate Secretary
S.E.C. Exemption: 12(g)3-2(b)
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Golden Hope Mines Limited
Peter H. Smith, Ph.D., P.Eng.