TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 3, 2011) - Reliant Gold Corp., formerly REC Minerals Corp., ("Reliant" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:REC) is pleased to announce that it has completed a VTEM (helicopter-borne versatile time-domain electromagnetic) geophysical survey over its recently acquired 11,520 acre Borden Lake South gold property ("Borden Lake South" or "Property"). The Property is situated near Chapleau, in northeastern Ontario, and is located approximately 2 km south of Probe Mines Limited's Borden Lake property. In November 2010, Probe Mines Limited announced a gold discovery at its Borden Lake property. 

The VTEM airborne survey was carried out in order to investigate the mineral potential of the Borden Lake South gold property. Reliant is in the process of reviewing the preliminary results from the survey and identifying a number of conductive anomalies being considered for follow-up ground geological investigation and inverse polarization (IP) surveys.

"We hope that the follow-up ground IP, combined with the results of the VTEM survey, will lead to prospective drill targets at Borden Lake South", stated Kabir Ahmed, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Reliant.

Trevor Boyd, P.Geo., a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101"), Vice President of Exploration and a member of the board of directors of Reliant, supervised the preparation of the technical information contained in this press release in compliance with NI 43-101. 


Reliant Gold Corp., formerly REC Minerals Corp., is a junior mineral exploration company with an experienced management team engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of properties for the mining of precious and base metals and uranium. The Corporation holds an option to acquire a 100% interest in the MC Dalhousie Property located in northwestern British Columbia, Canada; an option to acquire a 100% interest in the North Nonacho Property in the vicinity of Nonacho Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada; and an option to acquire a 100% interest in the Esten Property located 10 km south of Elliott Lake, Ontario, Canada. Reliant also holds a 100% interest in the Borden Lake South Property, comprised of 293 claims located 10 km east of the town of Chapleau, Ontario. The common shares of Reliant trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the stock symbol "REC". The Company has 16,725,000 common shares issued and outstanding.


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The forward-looking information contained in this press release is current only as of the date hereof. Reliant does not undertake or assume any obligation, except as required by law, to release publicly any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Contact Information: Reliant Gold Corp.
Kabir Ahmed
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Director
(416) 365-6580
(416) 946-1951 (FAX)