TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sierra Gold Corporation (Other OTC:SGCP.PK - News) today announced that the January gold production from one of its sites yielded over 50 troy ounces of gold. Thirty-five tons of gravel have been extracted from another site and is currently being processed. Initial extraction numbers have demonstrated encouraging values, which will be reported upon completion.
Sierra Gold also would like to announce that the recently acquired Sierra Leone properties have also commenced gravel extraction as well as the property in Mali.
Doug Evans, CEO of Sierra Gold, commented: ``We are excited and encouraged by the commencement of gravel extraction on the areas targeted for gold production this season, and by the initial test numbers. We look forward to the gold production numbers on all of our targeted areas over the next several weeks and anticipate a very profitable year.''
The company also announces positive developments on its agricultural and husbandry projects. Preparations are underway for expanding its interests by increasing the crop size and production as well as by increasing the number and variety of farm animals.
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