Bulk Sample Drilling Begins at DO-27

February 9, 2006 PDF version
DO-27 Camp, WO Diamond Project, NWT, Canada - February 9, 2006. Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (“Peregrine”) (TSX-V: PGD) is pleased to announce that bulk sample drilling at the plus nine hectare DO-27 kimberlite pipe began today. The bulk sample is being extracted via large diameter (24”) RC drilling that is being operated by the Ensign Group, Encore Coring & Drilling Division, 24 hours per day.

At present there are three drill rigs operating at DO-27, two core rigs and one large diameter RC rig. A third core rig and a second large diameter RC rig are being mobilized to arrive on site this month.

The bulk sample will be extracted by mid-April, 2006 and processed at the Test Sample Plant at BHP Billiton’s Ekati™ Diamond Mine located 50km N.W. of DO-27.

More information regarding the bulk sampling program will be released as the program progresses.

Peregrine is a well funded Canadian diamond exploration/development company that is managed by experienced geoscientists. The company is taking the plus 9 hectare DO-27 diamondiferous kimberlite into pre-feasibility, and is exploring for other diamondiferous kimberlites on its extensive land holdings in Canada. The company trades on the TSX-V Exchange under the symbol “PGD”.

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd.
Eric Friedland, President and CEO
Alan Carter, COO

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Email: info@pdiam.com or Ronnie@pdiam.com
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