Strait Gold Corporation
TSX VENTURE : SRD

Strait Gold Corporation

January 15, 2008 12:56 ET

Strait Gold Appoints Weston as Vice President Exploration

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 15, 2008) - James Borland, President of Strait Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:SRD), is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Weston, MSc., PGeo., to the position of Vice-President Exploration.

Mr. Weston has served as Exploration Manager for the Company since mid-2006. He brings to the company a broad background in the exploration of hydrothermal systems including epithermal, VMS, porphyry copper and archean lode gold deposits. He has experience working in Peru, Western Australia, Nevada, Red Lake, Mexico and Newfoundland.

"I am very pleased that Ryan is taking on this key role for the Company," said Mr. Borland. "His energy and enthusiasm, his ability to speak Spanish, and his solid experience in many of the world's most prolific mining areas will be a great asset to the Company as we move forward on our key projects in Peru."

About Strait Gold Corporation:

Strait Gold Corporation is a Canadian mineral exploration company active in Peru and listed on the TSX Venture Exchange where it trades under the symbol SRD. It holds a 100% interest in the Culebrilla gold-silver project, a 100% interest in the Letra Rumi South copper project, and is earning an interest in the San Jorge silver-gold and Pallcamachay copper projects. To learn more about Strait Gold Corporation, please visit our website at www.straitgold.com.

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

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