Rio Grande Mining Corp. (Rio Grande) is a Canada-based company. The principal business of the Company is the identification, evaluation and acquisition of exploration and evaluation properties, as well as exploration of those properties once acquired. Its properties include Golden Shrew Property, Bluebird Property, West African Oil Projects and Sedex Property. The Company holds an option to acquire a 100% interest in three mineral claims, which consists of 880.5 hectares, located in the New Westminster Mining Division, British Columbia (the Golden Shrew Property). The Golden Shrew Property is located approximately 80 kilometers east northeast of Vancouver, British Columbia, about six kilometers north of Chehalis Lake which lies eight kilometers west of Harrison Lake.