Abcourt Mines Inc.
TSX VENTURE : ABI

Abcourt Mines Inc.

August 27, 2007 11:41 ET

Abcourt Mines Inc.: Appointment of Charles Belanger, P. Eng., M.A., as Vice-President, Mines

MONT-ST-HILAIRE, QUEBEC, CANADA--(Marketwire - Aug. 27, 2007) - Mr. Renaud Hinse, president and C.O.O. of Abcourt Mines Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ABI), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Charles Belanger, P. Eng., M.A., as vice-president, mines.

Mr. Belanger has 30 years of mining experience, mostly in engineering. He has worked for several junior companies and for a few majors. He is quite familiar with the purchase of new and used equipment and the construction of mining facilities on a tight budget.

Mr. Belanger will supervise the Abcourt-Barvue silver zinc project. Initially, he will be focussed on the procurement of new and used equipment and in the preparation of engineering plans for the construction of the mine.

The addition of Mr Belanger to the Abcourt management team and the on-going purchase of mill equipment (see Press Release dated August 9 last) is an indication that Abcourt is moving forward in an aggressive manner in its quest to become a near-term producer at its Abcourt-Barvue silver zinc open pit property.

Abcourt Mines Inc. is an exploration and development company with strategically located properties in Northwestern Quebec, Canada. The Abcourt-Barvue project with 43-101 silver-zinc ore reserves and resources and the Elder mine with 43-101 gold resources are both past producers. Abcourt is now focused on bringing these two projects back in production and at the same time, it is working on other projects (Aldermac, Jonpol and Vendome), to increase its mineral resources inventory. A positive 43-101 feasibility study was recently completed on the Abcourt-Barvue project. For additional information, see our Press Release dated February 16, 2007. To know more about Abcourt, please consult our web site www.abcourt.com and Sedar www.sedar.com , see "Abcourt Mines Inc".

The Abcourt shares are trading on the TSX Venture Stock Exchange under the symbol ABI.V and at Frankfurt and Berlin in Germany.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: Except for statements of historical facts, all statements in this news release, including, without limitation, statements regarding forecasts, plans and objectives of Abcourt Mines Inc., are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate; actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.

This press release was prepared by Mr Renaud Hinse, a qualified person, president of Abcourt Mines Inc. The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Abcourt Mines Inc.
    Renaud Hinse, president
    819-768-2857
    450-446-5511
    819-768-5475 / 450-446-3550 (FAX)
    rhinse@abcourt.com
    or
    Abcourt Mines Inc.
    Joe O'Brien
    Investors' relations
    416-750-8041
    416-750-8051 (FAX)
    jobrien@abcourt.com