Canarc Closes $300,000 Convertible Debenture and Purchase of Relief Canyon Assay Laboratory
Vancouver, Canada – February 7, 2011 - Canarc Resource Corp. (TSX: CCM, OTC-BB: CRCUF, DB-F: CAN) announces that it has closed the previously announced Cdn$300,000 convertible debenture, paid US$300,000 to Firstgold Corporation and purchased the fully built, permitted and operating commercial assay laboratory located near the Relief Canyon mine-site.
The lab purchase includes 5 acres of zoned commercial land, certain water rights, two industrial buildings including a large warehouse/storage facility, and a fully furnished 300 sample per day analytical laboratory. During the due diligence period, Canarc received expressions of interest from other mining companies regarding the future use, expansion and ownership of the lab. Management plans to evaluate its alternatives.
Canarc Resource Corp. is a growth-oriented, gold exploration company listed on the TSX (CCM) and the OTC-BB (CRCUF). Canarc is currently focused on exploring its recently acquired Tay LP gold property in south-central Yukon and seeking a partner to advance its 1.1 million oz, high grade, underground, New Polaris gold mine project in north-western British Columbia to the feasibility stage.
CANARC RESOURCE CORP.
/s/ Bradford J. Cooke
Bradford J. Cooke
Chairman and C.E.O.
For more information, please contact Gregg Wilson at Toll Free: 1-877-684-9700, tel: (604) 685-9700, fax: (604) 685-9744, email: [email protected] or visit our website, www.canarc.net.
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