Hana Mining Ltd.

Hana Mining Ltd.

June 07, 2007 09:20 ET

Hana Mining Strengthens Management Team, Appoints VP of Exploration

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 7, 2007) - Hana Mining Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:HMG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Joseph Arengi, M.Sc., P.Geo, as Vice President of Exploration.

Mr. Arengi is an accomplished geologist with more than 28 years of exploration and operational experience in North America and South America. Prior to joining Hana Mining, Mr. Arengi was Regional Exploration Manager for Aur Resources Inc., a mid-tier copper producer with operating mines in Canada and Chile. His background also includes work on a wide range of projects, from early-stage exploration to supervision of resource and reserve estimation.

"We are excited to welcome a geologist of Joseph's caliber to our growing team," said Peter Wilson, President of Hana Mining. "Joseph's background in copper exploration and project evaluation, as well as his extensive experience in a variety of countries and geological settings, will add considerable value as we take Hana Mining to the next level."

Mr. Arengi holds a M.Sc. in Geology from the University of Toronto and a B.Sc. in Geology from the State University of New York. He is a registered member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO), the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIM), the Geological Society of Nevada (GSN) and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).

As part of his compensation package, Hana Mining has granted 250,000 stock options to Mr. Arengi, with 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 8 tranches over two years and expire on June 6, 2012.


Hana Mining Ltd. is a junior mineral exploration company seeking to acquire, explore and develop precious, base metal and other mineral exploration projects worldwide.

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