Black Pearl Minerals Consolidated Inc.

Black Pearl Minerals Consolidated Inc.

April 25, 2008 17:41 ET

Black Pearl Appoints Cole to Advisory Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 25, 2008) - Black Pearl Minerals Consolidated Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BLK) ("the Company") is pleased to announce that George Cole has joined the Advisory Board of Black Pearl Minerals.

George Cole was Vice President of Exploration for Teck Cominco America, where he was responsible for all US exploration efforts from 1993 to 2001. One of George's many career highlights includes leading the team that more than doubled the resource base in the Red Dog zinc district in Alaska. Mr. Cole was COO of Great Western Minerals from 2002 to 2004; and is currently the President and CEO of Portage Minerals Inc.

The Company has also granted an aggregate of 1,600,000 options to purchase common shares of the Company exercisable at a price of $0.20 per share for a period of five years, to directors, officers, advisory board and consultants of the Company. The common shares issuable upon exercise of the options are subject to a four month hold period from the original date of grant.

Shares Outstanding: 58,977,801

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