Harvest Gold Announces Option Agreement for Rice Lake Gold Claim, Manitoba


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Harvest Gold Corporation (HVG – TSX.V) June 26, 2008 (the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has entered into an option agreement dated June 24, 2008 (the “Property Option Agreement”) with William Kuran (the “Optionor”) concerning the acquisition of all of the Optionor’s right, title and interest (the “Interest”) in and to a certain mineral claim located in the Province of Manitoba and referred to as the Cud3 Claim.  Pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in the Property Option Agreement, the Company will pay $5,000 and issue an aggregate of 200,000 common shares in the capital stock of the Company to the Optionor upon TSX approval. The Property is subject to a 2% Net Smelter Royalty, one-half of which (1%), can be purchased by the Company for $500,000. The Company will be required to complete minimum annual exploration work expenditures in order to maintain the property in good standing.  The Property Option Agreement is subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.


The property is located 7 km from the gold mining community of Bissett, Manitoba where San Gold Resources Corporation (TSX-V: SGR) is operating two mines and a mill. The Company is interested in the claim for its potential to host similar mineralization to San Gold’s nearby #2 and #3 gold zones.


All technical information in this release has been reviewed by the Qualified Person, Dr. George Gale, P.Eng.


Harvest Gold Corporation is a mineral exploration company working in Nevada, USA and Manitoba, Canada. In Nevada, the Company is exploring the 100% optioned Rosebud Mine property, a large generative gold property at Garcia Flats in the South Carlin Trend and an advanced property with a gold-silver resource at the Longstreet Mine, in Northern Nye County. In Manitoba, Harvest is exploring three groups of claims in the Rice Lake Gold Belt of south eastern Manitoba and at Assean Lake, Manitoba.



Rick Mark
CEO & Chairman


For further information contact:


Keith Patey, Director of Communications

Telephone: (604) 986-2020
Toll Free: 1-866-816-0118


First Canadian Capital Corp.

Dan Boase

Telephone: (416) 742-5600 ext. 232

Toll Free: 1-866-580-8891

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