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ASW Presentation August 2010


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ASW Presentation August 2010

  1. 1. Nelson Mining Camp<br />Renewed Exploration 2010<br />
  2. 2. Overview – Nelson Mining Camp<br />Aggressive expansion to the south of the Kenville Gold Mine, creating the Nelson Mining Camp.<br />Comparison of historical data with today’s geological, geochemical, and airborne data to identify prospects.<br />Start of the largest exploration program this area has ever seen.<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Vision and Objective<br />Vision<br />Develop the Nelson Mining Camp into a major mine producing gold, silver, and poly-metallic minerals.<br />Objective<br />Explore the Nelson Mining Camp’s 16,000 hectares identifying any sources of the known gold, silver and poly metallic minerals and expand the Kenville Gold Mine. <br />3<br />
  4. 4. Strategy<br />Compiled historic records<br />Developing the Nelson Mining Camp<br />Completing geological work<br />Completed airborne surveys <br />Identified prospective targets<br />Continuing exploration <br />Began major drilling program July 2010<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Kenville Mining History<br />2010<br />Prospecting ended after the six main veins were located. <br />All efforts were placed in developing the veins and mining them.<br />Nelson Mining Camp<br />Between 1890 and 1954<br /> 181,395 tonnes mined<br /> 2,029 kg Gold<br /> 891 kg Silver<br /> 23.5 t Lead<br /> 15.0 t Zinc<br /> 1.6 t Copper<br /> 37 kg Cadmium<br />• 2009/10 New Acquisitions<br />1945-1952<br />Kenville Gold Mine<br />• 1936 Venago Veins Discovered<br />• 2007/09 Drilling completed 370,000 oz Au Inferred 43-101<br />• 2007 Kenville Mine Upgrades<br />High grade quartz veins discovered.<br />1890-1918<br />• 1994-1997 Teck JV – Drill Program<br />Duncan United Mines<br />• 1992 Kenville Gold Mine Acquisition <br />1920<br />1940<br />1960<br />1980<br />2000<br />2020<br />1880<br />1900<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Kenville Mining History<br />“The era of quartz mining is at hand.” <br />“Let the prospector endeavour to find a pay-chute and sink on it, never leaving the vein.”<br />From: 1886 BC Minister of Mines Annual Report<br />6<br />
  7. 7. History – Silver King Shear Zone<br />Host to numerous historic gold, silver, and poly-metallic mines including the Nelson Mining Camp.<br />Historic records from Nelson Chamber of Mines include maps, drill logs, assay results, cross sections, and written text.<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Kenville Gold Mine Upgrades (2007-2010)<br />Mine in production-ready State<br />Rail system with electric train with flat cars and 2.5 tonne rock cars<br />Successful drill program 2007-2010<br />43-101 Kenville Mine Level 257<br />43-101 Sand and Gravel<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Fully operational mine buildings, including production and administration<br />Crushing operations<br />Upgraded rail system through out mine connecting to mill building<br />Assay lab on site<br />Aggregate production area<br />Upgraded roadways<br />Advanced Mining Infrastructure<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Kenville Mine - Prime Location near Nelson, BC<br />8km west of Nelson<br />Year round access<br />Paved roads and highway<br />Strong power grid<br />Natural gas, running water, air supply<br />Large skilled workforce of seasoned miners and tradesmen<br />Airport in Castlegar 32 km away<br />Picture of Nelson Area<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Acquisitions – Building the Nelson Mining Camp<br />11<br />
  12. 12. For the first time the Nelson Mining camp will be explored using state of the art modern scientific methods to test sizable geophysical conductors in prospective areas.<br />Modern Exploration<br />12<br />
  13. 13. 2010 Exploration<br />Equity Exploration<br />Program initiated June 1, 2010<br />Ground Geophysics<br />Geochemical<br />Soil<br />Silts<br />Rocks<br />Mapping<br />Prospecting<br />Drilling<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Airborne Survey – Identifying Anomalies<br />VTEM and Aeroquest Aerotem III Surveys<br />1749 Line km in April 2010 <br />Identified five high conductivity zones<br />Silver Lynx<br />Gold Hill<br />Mammoth<br />Kenville/Ron<br />Mount Nelson<br />14<br />
  15. 15. 6 km Northwest trending system of isolated conductive bodies<br />3 groupings of conductors<br />Massive Poly-metallic + Au/Ag<br />Southeast – 5 isolated conductors<br />Center – 5 conducive bodies<br />Northwest – 4 conducive bodies<br />Silver Lynx Zone<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Gold Hill Zone<br />4.2 km Northwest trending conductor <br />Several gold-silver prospects <br />Close proximity along length of anomaly including:<br />Past producing Gold Hill Mine and May and Jennie prospect<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Mammoth Zone<br />1.4 km long by 1.0km wide with four separate North-Northeast trending conducive bodies<br />The Mammoth prospect located 850m to the North has previously been the focus of limited gold-copper porphyry exploration<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Kenville/Ron<br />The Kenville Mine property hosts the prolific Kenville Gold Mine with numerous high-grade fold veins striking to the south.<br />The Ron property is contiguous to the southern boundaries of the Kenville and is targeted for drilling for extensions of the high-grade Kenville veins.<br />18<br />
  19. 19. Mount Nelson<br />New Discovery<br />Gold enriched Molybdenum potential<br />Grass roots exploration for geochemical and trenching programs<br />Drilling to follow<br />19<br />
  20. 20. Testing sizable geophysical conductors<br />2 Phase Diamond drilling and down-hole pulse EM <br />Gold Hill<br />Silver Lynx<br />Mammoth<br />Kenville/Ron<br />Mt. Nelson<br />Phase I drilling underway 1050m<br />Phase 2 5000m to follow<br />Drill program<br />Drill Program<br />20<br />
  21. 21. Compiled historic records<br />Developing the Nelson Mining Camp<br />Completing geological work<br />Completed airborne surveys <br />Identified prospective targets<br />Began major drilling program<br />Continuing exploration programs<br />Summary<br />21<br />
  22. 22. Share Structure<br />Symbol: ASW: TSX.V (ASWRF:OTCBB / AMO: Berlin)<br />22<br />
  23. 23. Leadership – Executive Team<br />Leonard Danard, President & CEO, Director<br />20+ years in the resource sector with various senior management positions. Len has been with ASW since 1992. <br />Christopher C. Robbins, Vice President, Director<br />20 years of business experience in public relations, corporate governance and financing. Director of ASW since 1994 and vice president since 1999.<br />Leroy Wolbaum, Director<br />Extensive corporate experience and board member of several publically listed companies. Director since 1993.<br />Tom Obradovich, Director<br />27 year career with a wide range of experience in mining, exploration, development and financing. Co-founded Canadian Royalties Inc. and Aurelian Resources Inc. which found the Fruta Del Norte Gold deposit in Ecuador and was subsequently acquired by Kinross. Currently operates Canadian Continental Exploration Corp. Director since 2009.<br />23<br />
  24. 24. Thank You!<br />This document contains forward looking statements concerning future revenues and expenses, results of operations, and environmental factors that are in some cases considered forward-looking statements. These statements are based on numerous assumptions including commodity prices, exploration results, resource availability, and other assumptions that management believes are reasonable based on currently available information, however management’s assumptions and the Company’s future performance are subject to a wide range of business risks and there is no assurance that these goals and projections can or will be met.<br />This document does not constitute an Offering Memorandum and as such is not intended to solicit funds.<br /><br />
  25. 25. Appendices<br />
  26. 26. 43-101 Kenville Mine Level 257<br />Aggregate Resource – 43-101<br />16.5 million tonnes of surface and sand gravel<br />Sells between $15-$18 per tonne in Nelson area<br />