Linear Metals Corporation
TSX VENTURE : LRM

Linear Metals Corporation

January 22, 2007 15:36 ET

Linear Metals Appoints Vice President-Exploration

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 22, 2007) - Linear Metals Corporation (TSX VENTURE:LRM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert Page as Vice President - Exploration, effective immediately. Dr. Page will be responsible for all facets of Linear Metals' exploration programs including planning, implementing and overseeing the exploration and drilling of the Company's diverse portfolio of base metal and silver properties as well as evaluation of new opportunities.

Dr. Page joins Linear Metals with 30 years of International exploration, most recently as Chief Geologist - Copper for Noranda Inc./Falconbridge Limited. Dr. Page is a recognized expert on hydrothermal ore deposits including porphyry copper, base and precious metal skarns, carbonate hosted polymetallic, and volcanic hosted epithermal gold deposits. Dr. Page is fluent in Spanish and his International experience includes work in Mexico, USA, China, Mongolia, Turkey and Ireland, including all stages of exploration from project generation through feasibility studies.

"Dr. Page is an experienced mineral exploration and development professional with over 30 years of diverse experience in the management and supervision of mineral exploration and development projects," commented Wade Dawe, Liner Metals' President and Chief Executive Officer. "His extensive work history on copper porphyries and skarns will be beneficial and relevant as Linear Metals advances and expands its portfolio of properties including the Cobre Grande Project where the Company recently announced results from a drilling program that included 270.7 metres of mineralization beginning at surface and containing 1.0% copper and 23.2 grams per tonne of silver from hole CG-28."

Linear Metals Corp. is actively exploring for silver and base metals in Mexico and Canada.

Wade K. Dawe, President

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Contact Information

  • Linear Metals Corporation
    Terry Christopher
    Manager Investor Relations
    (902) 422-1421
    Website: www.linearmetals.com
    or
    Fuller Fletcher & Associates Ltd.
    Nick Fuller
    European Investor Relations Contact
    +44 207 256 5204
    or
    Fuller Fletcher & Associates Ltd.
    Samantha Fletcher
    European Investor Relations Contact
    +44 207 256 5204
    +44 207 256 5678 (FAX)