VANCOUVER, B.C.: The Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Vanry to the Board of Directors of the Corporation. Mr. Vanry's career includes over 17 years with public and private natural resource companies at both the management and board levels, concentrated in strategic planning, fund raising, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance and financial reporting. In 2003, he founded Fury Explorations Ltd, a precious metal focused company which was subsequently acquired by Golden Predator Mines Inc. Mr. Vanry currently serves as a director and officer of several public companies in the mining sector as well as providing consulting services in corporate finance, business development and merchant banking. He holds the right to use the Chartered Finance Analyst (CFA) and Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designations and is a member of the CFA Institute and the Vancouver Society of Financial Analysts.


Per: "Len Guenther"

For further information, please contact:

Len Guenther
Suite 2110 -- 1177 W. Hastings Street 
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6E 2K3 
Tel: 604.669-4340
Fax: 604.909-4682 
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