HENDERSON, Nev., March 28, 2005 (EWORLDWIRE) — International Star, Inc. announced it has completed the application process to gain permits necessary to further its exploration efforts on the Company’s Detrital Wash properties in Mohave County, Arizona. Additionally, the Company has set a date and time for the Ground Breaking Ceremony and the start of drilling on the property.
Ground breaking ceremony planned
International Star, Inc. is pleased to announce their plans for a Ground Breaking Ceremony to take place Wednesday, March 30, 2005, on the Detrital Wash Property, Mile Marker 22, Highway 93, Mohave County, Arizona. The days festivities will begin with a Question and Answer Brunch for attending shareholders at the Sunset Station Hotel & Casino at 10:00 A.M. PST. The Ground Breaking Ceremony will begin on site at 2:00 P.M. MST and will be followed by a Questions & Answer session including the mining contractor and mining engineer.
The general public, news media, and shareholders are invited to attend the Ground Breaking Ceremony. Shareholders wishing to attend the Q&A Brunch should R.S.V.P. to Dottie McNeely at 702-897-5338 by March 29, 2005, at 5:00 P.M. PST.
Drilling to begin
International Star, Inc. has engaged Zereko Nevada, Inc., a Nevada corporation, to continue the Company’s exploration efforts on its Detrital Wash property. Zereko Nevada has assigned Karel R. Pieterse, P. Eng., of Sudbury, Ontario, as the mining engineer directing the work efforts on the Detrital Wash project.
Karel R. Pieterse, Project Engineer, has comprehensive engineering and mining expertise, leading and executing difficult projects worldwide. (Curriculum Vitae available at http://www.istarnevada.com/bio/pieterse.aspx.)
Since December 31, 2004, International Star has secured additional funding in the manner of private placements agreements totaling $242,525 in exchange for 2,460,375 shares of Common Stock. This additional funding will be used for this phase of exploration on the Detrital Wash Property.