Katanga Mining Limited

Katanga Mining Limited

May 18, 2006 13:51 ET

Katanga Sets Special Meeting Date

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 18, 2006) - Katanga Mining Limited (TSX VENTURE:KAT) ("Katanga" "Company") announced today that the Company has received regulatory approval from the TSX Venture Exchange to mail a management information circular regarding the Company's amendment to the Kinross-Forrest Limited ("KFL") agreement. This amendment will allow the Company to acquire the remaining shares of KFL not currently owned by the Company. KFL is the owner of a 75% interest in the Kamoto Joint Venture. Please refer back to our press release dated March 21, 2006 filed on www.sedar.com.

Katanga will hold a special shareholders meeting on June 14, 2006 in order to seek the approval from a majority of disinterested shareholders.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Katanga Mining Limited
    Arthur H. Ditto
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Office: (416) 369-4340
    Mobile: (416) 456-3308
    Katanga Mining Limited
    Anu Dhir
    VP Corp. Development
    Office: (416) 369-4340
    Mobile: (416) 843-0401