THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – April 4, 2017) – Benton Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BEX) (“Benton” or “the Company”) has received updated clarification from its joint venture partner Nordmin Engineering Ltd. (“Nordmin”) regarding the preliminary economic assessment (“PEA”) announced March 31, 2017. Nordmin reports that during the independent review process, an error in the interpretation of the 2017 potential underground material of the 51 Zone at the Cape Ray gold project was discovered. To clarify, there were not any errors in any portion of the mineral resource previously provided within the press release. The error occurred only in determining the “potential underground material” for the 51 Underground deposit by Nordmin Engineering. All updated PEA information from the March 31, 2017 press release remains unchanged. The Cape Ray gold project is located approximately 20 kilometers northeast of Port aux Basques, Newfoundland.