Hana Mining Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : HMG

Hana Mining Ltd.

January 22, 2008 08:00 ET

Hana Mining Appoints Project Manager for the Company's African Projects

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 22, 2008) - Hana Mining Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:HMG) announces the appointment of Jacques van Rensburg as Project Manager for the Company's African projects.

Mr. van Rensburg has more than 16 years of experience in the mining industry. Most recently, he was Exploration Manager, Democratic Republic of Congo, for PANGEA Exploration Ltd. Previously, Mr. van Rensburg was Exploration Manager and Project Manager for Anooraq Resources (TSX VENTURE), where he oversaw the planning, coordination and implementation of surface exploration, drilling and surface rehabilitation work for the company. His background also includes positions at a number of other junior and senior mining companies.

"We are very pleased to welcome Mr. van Rensburg to our team," said Peter Wilson, President of Hana Mining. "His extensive industry experience and knowledge of African mining and exploration will be of great assistance as Hana Mining continues to rapidly advance all aspects of its operations and accelerate exploration at its Ghanzi Copper-Silver project in Botswana, Africa. With our ongoing 10,000 meter drill program continuing to unfold, we look forward to outlining the full extent of copper-silver mineralization at Ghanzi."

Mr. van Rensburg has been granted 100,000 stock options, each such option entitling the holder thereof to acquire one common share of the Company at an exercise price of C$0.40. The options will vest in stages over 2 years and expire on December 17, 2012.

Investors are invited to visit the Hana Mining IR Hub at www.agoracom.com/IR/HanaMining where they can post questions and receive answers or review existing questions and answers. Investors may also email questions or request to be added to the investor email list at HMG@agoracom.com.

About Hana Mining

Hana Mining is a junior exploration company seeking to acquire, explore and develop highly prospective precious, base metal and other mineral projects worldwide with emphasis in southern Africa. The Company has the right to acquire a 70% controlling interest in the Ghanzi Copper-Silver Project. The property consists of five license blocks covering 4,370 square kilometers that contain widespread sediment-hosted copper mineralization.

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