Canplats Resources Corporation

Canplats Resources Corporation

April 25, 2008 08:30 ET

Canplats Appoints New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 25, 2008) - Canplats Resources Corporation (TSX VENTURE:CPQ) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Watkins to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Watkins is an international mining executive with over 40 years experience in exploration and development, acquisitions and mergers, and mining operations. He graduated with a M.Sc. degree in Geology from Carleton University in 1970 and a B.A. in Geology from Queen's University in 1967.

Over his extensive career, Mr. Watkins has worked with Newmont Mining Corporation, Noranda Inc., Falconbridge Copper Ltd. and was the President of Minnova Inc. Most recently, Mr. Watkins was the President of Cyprus Exploration and Development Corporation and Senior Vice President, Exploration for Cyprus Amax Minerals and he is currently the Chairman and CEO of Atna Resources Ltd.

In addition, Mr. Watkins will receive incentive stock options to purchase 200,000 common shares of the Company for a period of five years at a price of $2.64 per share.

To receive Canplats' news releases by e-mail, contact Blaine Monaghan, Director, Investor Relations, at or (866) 338-0047. Some of the statements contained in the company's news releases may be forward-looking statements such as the company's future plans, objectives and goals. The statements that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements involving known and unknown risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to vary considerably from these statements. The risks and uncertainties include general and economic conditions as well as those described in Canplats' SEC Form 20F as amended.

The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained herein.

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