Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp has begun drilling at the Juniper Ridge uranium project in southwest Wyoming, US.

The 2011 drill program will consist of 400 holes drilled to an average depth of 200ft for a total of 80,000ft of drilling in order to confirm historical results.

The program will be complimented by a metallurgical program with the goal of confirming and expanding the historical uranium resource into a National Instrument 43-101 compliant resource.

Juniper Ridge contains a historical geological resource of 5.2 million tons grading 0.067% U3O8 for a total 6.97 million pounds of uranium.