Alturas Minerals Corp.

Alturas Minerals Corp.

September 28, 2007 14:27 ET

Alturas Minerals Appoints CFO, Controller and Establishes Toronto Office

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2007) - Alturas Minerals Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ALT) is very pleased to announce that Ernest Cleave has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Company, effective September 15, 2007.

Mr. Cleave has extensive experience with the mining industry, and was recently responsible for leading the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance projects at two senior gold mining companies. Mr. Cleave previously directed corporate planning and analysis, treasury, internal control and regulatory compliance at Goldcorp Inc. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Cleave worked with Bata Limited in various financial roles, including Controller for Bata South Africa and Chief Financial Officer, Bata International - Africa region. Mr. Cleave began his career with PWC in South Africa in 1993.

In related news, the Company announces that Maria Ojeda, has been appointed Controller, based in the Lima office, effective October 1st, 2007. Mrs. Ojeda has been Chief Administrator Exploration South America at a senior international mining company since 1998, and has graduated as a Master of Business Administration in 2005. Working with Mr. Cleave, Mrs. Ojeda will responsible for the timely delivery of accurate financial reporting, directing and coordinating all accounting functions including planning and management of financial resources.

Miguel Cardozo commented: "We are very pleased that Ernest will be joining Alturas - his global perspective, analysis and compliance expertise will be of strategic benefit to the Company, combined with our new Controller position based in Lima."

Alturas also announces that it has established a new Toronto office at the address and phone number listed below.

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 fourteen 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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