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Sprott Resource Corp. announces successful completion of warrant incentive program


        /NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN      THE UNITED STATES/        TORONTO, July 9 /CNW/ - (TSX:SCP) - Sprott Resource Corp. ("SRC")  announces today that it has completed its previously announced warrant  incentive program (the "Program") for the early exercise of warrants expiring  in September 2009 (the "Warrants") (see press release dated June 24, 2008).  Following the completion of the Program, 90.04 percent of Warrants have been  exercised. SRC has raised $90,043,925 through the exercise of Warrants,  including Warrants exercised prior to the Program. There are  3,982,430 Warrants still outstanding. As a result of the Program, 16,585,784  new warrants exercisable at $4.25 per share until December 31, 2010 (subject  to early expiration if the share price of SRC closes at or above $6.00 per  share for twenty (20) consecutive trading days) are outstanding. The new  warrants and the common shares issuable upon the exercise of such warrants are  subject to a hold period that expires on November 8, 2008. SRC currently has  89,680,224 shares outstanding.      "We would like to thank both our shareholders and warrantholders for  voting for the Program. The Program's success not only demonstrates the  confidence of our shareholders and warrantholders in our growth strategy but  provides SRC with improved financial flexibility to capitalize on additional  opportunities in the marketplace," said Kevin Bambrough, President and CEO of  SRC. "In light of the current credit environment, this timely injection of  capital leaves SRC in a very strong financial position."        About Sprott Resource Corp.        SRC is a Canadian based company, the primary purpose of which is to  invest, directly and indirectly, in natural resources. Through acquisitions,  joint ventures and other investments, SRC seeks to provide its shareholders  with exposure to the natural resource sector for the purposes of capital  appreciation and real wealth preservation. SRC is well positioned to draw upon  the considerable experience and expertise of both its Board of Directors and  Sprott Consulting Limited Partnership (SCLP), of which Sprott Asset Management  Inc. is the sole limited partner. Pursuant to a management services agreement  between SCLP and SRC, SCLP provides day-to-day business management for SRC as  well as other management and administrative services.        Forward Looking Statements        Certain statements regarding SRC, including management's assessment of  future plans, may constitute forward-looking statements under applicable  securities laws and necessarily involve risk. SRC's actual results or  achievements could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by,  the forward-looking statements. No assurance can be given that any events  anticipated by the forward-looking statements will occur. These  forward-looking statements, which are based on management's current  expectations, are made as at the date of this news release. SRC does not  undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any of these  forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable securities laws.        

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