Alturas Minerals Corp.

Alturas Minerals Corp.

November 14, 2007 11:38 ET

Alturas Minerals Engages Barry Kaplan Associates

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 14, 2007) - Alturas Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ALT) today announced that it has retained the services of Barry Kaplan Associates ("BKA") of Fair Haven, New Jersey, to enhance financial market relations in the United States. BKA has agreed to assist Alturas by preparing background documentation regarding the company and arranging for media and investor presentations, with monthly meetings to increase awareness of Alturas in the financial marketplace.

Miguel Cardozo, President & CEO, commented "We are very pleased to be represented by Barry Kaplan and his company in the United States, as we continue to build awareness of Alturas Minerals within the global financial and investment communities."

Commencing November 15, 2007, Kaplan will provide services for a term of eight (8) months. Kaplan will receive a monthly fee of US$6,500, plus approved disbursements, together with a US$5,000 fee for preparation of background documentation. The TSX Venture Exchange has issued conditional approval of the arrangement, subject to completion of background reviews and the issuance of this press release.

About Alturas Minerals Corp.

Alturas is a Canadian corporation, and is the parent of Alturas Minerals S.A. ("Alturas Peru"). Alturas Peru has been actively exploring various mineral projects in Peru since January 2004. The principal assets of Alturas are four mineral exploration projects located in southern Peru, being the Huilacollo Gold Project, the Banos del Indio Gold Project, the Utupara Copper-Gold Project and the Huajoto Gold-Silver-Zinc Project. In addition, Alturas Peru has interests in fourteen other exploration projects in Peru. Alturas' exploration strategy is focused on the discovery of large epithermal gold mineralized deposits and copper-gold porphyry/skarn deposits. For further information, please visit the Company's website at

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Cautionary Language and Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain "forward-looking statements", which are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Investors are cautioned that such statements are not guarantees of future performance and results. Risks and uncertainties about the Company's business are more fully discussed in the Company's disclosure documents filed from time to time with the Canadian securities authorities.

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

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