Alturas Minerals Corp.

Alturas Minerals Corp.

November 10, 2008 10:53 ET

Alturas Director Resigns

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 10, 2008) - Alturas Minerals Corp. ("Alturas" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ALT)(BVL PERU:ALT) announces that Mr. David Poynton has resigned as Director and Assistant Secretary of the Company, effective November 5, 2008. The Company would like to thank Mr. Poynton for his contributions and service since early 2006 in the formation, financing and development of Alturas.

About Alturas Minerals Corp.

Alturas is a Canadian corporation, and is the parent of Alturas Minerals S.A. ("Alturas Peru"). Alturas Peru has been actively exploring various mineral projects in Peru since January 2004. The principal assets of Alturas are four mineral exploration projects located in southern Peru, being the Huilacollo Gold Project, the Banos del Indio Gold Project, the Utupara Copper-Gold Project and the Huajoto Gold-Silver-Zinc Project. In addition, Alturas Peru has interests in eight other exploration projects in Peru. Alturas' exploration strategy is focused on the discovery of large epithermal gold mineralized deposits and copper-gold porphyry/skarn deposits. For further information, please visit the Company's website at

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