Southern Hemisphere Mining Limited
TSX VENTURE : SH

Southern Hemisphere Mining Limited

January 17, 2008 14:02 ET

Awards of Drilling Contract and Commences Drilling at La Santas Project in Chile

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 17, 2008) - Southern Hemisphere Mining Limited (formerly Youandi Capital Corp.) (TSX VENTURE:SH) ("Southern Hemisphere" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it has signed a drilling contract and will commence drilling on the La Santas Project, Chile.

Drilling Contract

Southern Hemisphere has signed a drilling contract with a Chilean based drilling company, Rock Drilling S.A, which will allow for a total of 20,000 metres of drilling at its projects in Chile.

La Santas Project

Drilling will commence at the Las Santas Project and the initial drill program will test a porphyry style alteration package that has been defined by geochemistry, geophysics and surface mapping.

About Southern Hemisphere Mining Limited

Southern Hemisphere is a South American focused resource company focused on exploring for large tonnage copper resources in Chile. The Company currently has four projects in Chile covering approximately 177 km2 of prospective exploration ground covering three mineralized porphyry copper systems. These projects, La Santas, El Arrayan, Mantos Grandes and San Jose, are all located within the Chilean copper belt and in the case of two of the projects are in close proximity to existing large copper or copper /gold mining operations.

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Contact Information

  • Southern Hemisphere Mining Limited
    Don Shaxon
    Investor Relations
    1-888-673-2646
    or
    Southern Hemisphere Mining Limited
    Trevor Tennant
    President
    +61-8-9481-2122