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Freeman Gold hires Major Drilling for Lemhi drilling

2020-08-28 10:21 ET - News Release

Mr. William Randall reports


Freeman Gold Corp. has awarded Major Drilling America Inc. the diamond drill contract for its 100-per-cent-owned Lemhi gold project located in Idaho. The drill program consists of 5,000 metres of diamond drilling designed to twin a portion of historical drill holes within the known mineralized material. This is intended to confirm historical data and allow the use of over 355 historical drill holes in a National Instrument resource estimate. The drill program shall also include infill drilling within the known mineralized orebody to increase confidence and maximize the ounce count. Drill results will be used to complete a maiden NI 43-101 resource estimate for Lemhi, scheduled to be released after the completion of the drill program.

Will Randall, president and chief executive officer of Freeman Gold, commented: "We are pleased to have Major working with us on Lemhi. They bring experience and size, which will allow us to ensure on-schedule drilling and the ability to increase drill rigs in a short time frame. The first rig is to be on the property during the first week of September, 2020, which puts us right on schedule."

The drill contract is for a minimum of 10,000 feet. Drilling will take place in two shifts over 24 hours to maximize daily footage and reduce associated costs. Drilling is anticipated to commence on Sept. 6, 2020, as per the signed agreement.

About Freeman Gold Corp.

Freeman is a mineral exploration company focused on the development of its 100-per-cent-owned Lemhi gold property. The Lemhi project comprises 30 square kilometres of highly prospective land. The mineralization at the Lemhi project consists of shallow, near-surface, primarily oxide gold mineralization that has seen over 355 drill holes but remains open at depth and along strike and in most directions. The company is working toward de-risking the asset and a maiden NI 43-101 resource estimate as a result of both brownfield and greenfield exploration.

The technical content of this news release has been reviewed and approved by Dean Besserer, PGeol, the vice-president of exploration for the company and a qualified person as defined by NI 43-101.

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