Copper Ridge Explorations has commenced drilling at its 5,359ha Yukon Olympic iron-oxide-copper-gold mine in British Columbia, Canada.

The drilling will involve an initial four-hole 1,200m diamond drill test and, depending on the results, two additional holes of 800m.

Kluane Drilling is carrying out the drilling, which is being supervised by Aurora Geosciences.

REC Mineral Corporation holds an option to acquire 65% of the Copper Ridge property.