May 17, 2011. Vancouver, Canada -- Fire
River Gold Corp. (TSX.V: FAU; OTCQX: FVGCF; FSE: FWR) (the "Company")
wishes to announce that it intends to extend the expiry date of
common share purchase warrants exercisable at $0.75 per share issued by
the Company in its December 2009 private placement financing.
Accordingly, the June 21, 2011 expiry dates of the 3,000,000 warrants
which remain outstanding are extended to June 21, 2012, subject to
approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Fire River Gold Corp.
Fire River Gold Corp. is a near term production company with an
experienced technical team focused on bringing its flagship project, the
Nixon Fork Gold Mine, back into production in Summer 2011. The
Nixon Fork Gold
Mine is a permitted and bonded mine which include a ~200 tpd
processing plant with a gravity gold circuit, sulphide flotation circuit
and a gold recovery system (CIL circuit) that is scheduled to be
completed by Summer 2011. The mine also includes a fleet of surface &
underground mining vehicles, a self-contained power plant, maintenance
facilities, drilling equipment, an 85 person camp, office facilities and
a 1.2 km long landing strip.
Fire River Gold Corp is a member of the International Metals Group.
On behalf of the Board of Directors, I look forward to keeping you
updated with our corporate developments.
President and COO
Certain information regarding the Company including management's
assessment of future plans and operations, may constitute forward-looking
statements under applicable securities laws and necessarily involve risks
associated with mining exploration and development, volatility of prices,
currency fluctuations, imprecision of resource estimates, environmental and
permitting risks, access to labour and services, competition from other
companies and ability to access sufficient capital. As a consequence, actual
results may differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking
statements. A feasibility study has not been completed and there is no certainty
the disclosed targets will be reached nor that the proposed operations will be
economically viable. The TSX Venture Exchange or its Regulation Services
Provider have not reviewed and do not accept responsibility for the adequacy or
accuracy of the contents of this news release, which has been prepared
by management. We seek