Toronto, Ontario – (April 19, 2017) – RJK Explorations Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: RJX.A) (“RJK“) has begun Phase 2 of a 5,000 metre drill program at its 100% owned Maude Lake Gold deposit, located on the Pipestone fault within the Timmins-Matheson gold corridor.

Phase 1 of the drilling program was successful in further defining the 5 Zone at depths of less than 100 metres with intersections of 2.5 metres of 9.05 grams gold/t and 14 metres of 5.37 grams gold/t ( true width are not determined at this time)

RJK believes the real potential for increasing the historic resource at the property lies with down plunge drilling below the 330 metre level, where historic drilling had returned high grade gold intersections, including 8.08 metres of 19.54 grams gold/t at the 375 metre level and 2.53 metres of 12.34 grams gold/t at the 475 metre level. The initial drill holes in this Phase 2 drilling will be targeting these areas.

William MacRae, M. Sc. P.Geo, is a Qualified Person as defined under National Instrument 43-101 standards and has supervised, reviewed the preparation and approved the disclosure in the news release.


Quality Assurance/Quality Control

RJK Explorations Ltd. has incorporated a rigorous QA/QC program for all its drill core handling and sampling procedures. A chain of custody is maintained for the drill core from the drill to core shack to assay lab. The samples are marked and the core is sawn with attention to the same half of the sawn core always placed in the sample bag. Certified standards, blanks and reject duplicate are placed in within every sample batch. A batch consists of a specific number of samples dependant on the tray size of the lab performing the analysis. The standard and duplicate are inserted randomly within the sample batch while the blank is inserted immediately after a sample that may be anomalous. The blank material is sawn core from a unit that appears un-mineralized with gold in order to be able to test the crushing/pulverizing cleaning process.


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Glenn Kasner, President
Telephone: (705) 567-5351
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E-mail: info@rjkexplorations.com