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Press release from CNW Group

JNR Commences 2011 Summer Drilling Program at Snowbird Uranium Project

Thursday, August 18, 2011

JNR Commences 2011 Summer Drilling Program at Snowbird Uranium Project08:30 EDT Thursday, August 18, 2011TSXV:JNN Email: Website:  www.jnrresources.comSASKATOON, Aug. 18, 2011 /CNW/ - JNR Resources Inc. (TSXV:JNN) ('JNR' or the 'Company') is pleased to announce that it has commenced a minimum 1,000-m summer diamond drilling program on the Company's 100% owned Snowbird uranium project, located in the Athabasca Basin of northern Saskatchewan.The Snowbird property straddles the southern edge of the Athabasca Basin directly along the footwall of the Snowbird tectonic zone, a major transcrustal structural feature that includes the southwest strike extension of the Virgin River shear zone, which hosts Cameco's Centennial Deposit.The company has identified well defined drill targets at shallow depths that are lithostructurally similar/related to those of the Centennial deposit (Cameco Corporation/Formation Metals Inc.), located approximately 20 km northeast and on strike of the property. At Centennial, a 650-m long mineralized zone with drill intersections of up to 8.78% U3O8 over 33.9 m has been outlined at approximately 800-m depth (Formation Metals news release May 30, 2011).Management strongly believes the Snowbird district has the potential to host a significant uranium deposit. The substantial uranium and metal endowment in the Snowbird district, lack of sandstone cover and shallow depth to mineralization allows for efficient and timely exploration of these targets.JNR's Director of Exploration, Dr. Irvine R. Annesley, P.Geo, is the qualified person responsible for the technical data presented in this release. A glossary of the technical terms included in this release can be found on the Company's website at: BEHALF OF THE BOARDRick KusmirskiPresident & CEONeither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release. Statements contained in this news release that are forward-looking statements involve  known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such risks and other factors include, among others, risks related to the accessibility to the property; operational risks; weather; availability of equipment and personnel; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; delays in obtaining governmental approvals; delays or failure in obtaining financing on acceptable terms. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.For further information: JNR Resources at 306.382.2211 or 877.567.6463