BacTech Mining Corporation
TSX VENTURE : BM

BacTech Mining Corporation

February 01, 2007 14:18 ET

BacTech Hires Investor Relations Consultant

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 1, 2007) - BacTech Mining Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:BM) today announced that it has engaged the services of Pierre Anglos of Cumberland, B.C., to provide investor relations services to the Company, subject to regulatory approval. Mr. Anglos has over 20 years experience in financial, marketing and private business. He has represented various publicly-listed companies and was previously an investment adviser with a national brokerage firm.

The contract has an initial term of 6 months at a monthly fee of $5,000 and is renewable at the Company's option. In addition, Mr. Anglos will be issued 250,000 stock options to purchase common shares in the Company at a price of $0.15 for a period of 5 years. Mr. Anglos currently owns 125,000 common shares of the Company.

In co-operation with BacTech's management, Mr. Anglos will work to increase the Company's corporate profile, growth strategy, and market awareness with the investment community.

CORPORATE PROFILE

BacTech has developed and patented bacterial oxidation technology for the treatment of refractory ores and concentrates to enhance the recovery of gold, silver and base metals. BacTech has successfully commissioned three bioleach plants for gold and demonstrated its technology in the selective recovery of base metals from complex sulphide concentrates in a joint project with Industrias Penoles de C.V. of Mexico. The Company's focus is the acquisition of equity positions in projects amenable to bioleaching. Recently, the Company expanded its focus through the establishment of a uranium Joint Venture with Quinto Mining Corp. in Quebec.

Shares outstanding 52,006,134

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