Apogee Minerals Ltd.

Apogee Minerals Ltd.

March 17, 2005 10:41 ET

Apogee Minerals Retains AGORA Investor Relations and Stockgroup Media


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: APOGEE MINERALS LTD.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: APE

MARCH 17, 2005 - 10:41 ET

Apogee Minerals Retains AGORA Investor Relations and
Stockgroup Media

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 17, 2005) - Apogee Minerals Ltd.
(TSX VENTURE:APE) is pleased to announce it has retained the services of
AGORA Investor Relations Corp. ("AGORA") and Stockgroup Media Inc.
("Stockgroup") to provide investor relations, communications and
marketing services.

The agreement will allow effective communication between Apogee, its
shareholders and the investment community through AGORA's powerful
Internet based investor relations system. A customized and monitored IR
Hub will allow AGORA to communicate with all investors simultaneously,
anytime and in real-time, while providing shareholders with equal access
and complete transparency to all investor relations communications. The
IR Hub will also provide one-click access to the Apogee Minerals broker
fact sheet, company profile, recent press releases, e-mail list
registration, latest stock quote & chart information and an audio
address from Apogee President and CEO John Carlesso. The IR Hub also
provides investors with a monitored discussion forum for the purposes of
constructive and high-quality discussion about the Company that is free
of spam, bashing, hyping and profanity. AGORA will also assist with
creating, implementing and executing an investor relations and
communications strategy.

Shareholders can access the Apogee Minerals IR Hub by going to
http://www.agoracom.com/IR/Apogee. Alternatively, shareholders or
prospective shareholders can direct their questions to APE@agoracom.com
and ask to be added to the Apogee investor e-mail list.

Stockgroup's leading financial portals (http://www.stockhouse.com and
http://www.smallcapcenter.com) will allow Apogee to conduct a marketing
program for the purposes of raising retail investor awareness of the
Apogee's activities. Ranked amongst the top financial websites in North
America, the Stockgroup websites currently serve over 50 million page
views to over 750,000 unique users per month, each looking for new
investment opportunities.

The terms of the agreement are as follows: Duration - 12 months. Monthly
Cash Compensation - $4,000. Stock Options - 100,000 shares at C$ 0.40
per share; This agreement has been negotiated entirely at arm's length.
AGORA is located in Toronto, Ontario; Stockgroup is located in
Vancouver, British Columbia.

About AGORA Investor Relations Corp: http://www.agoracom.com
http://www.AgoraIR.com

AGORA Investor Relations Corp. (AGORA) is North America's leading
outsourced investor relations firm for small-cap companies. AGORA's
exclusive IR Hub delivers two-way investor relations and communications
that provides 100% transparency, accessibility, equality and near
real-time communications for all shareholders and interested parties.

AGORA has specialized in small-cap investor relations since 1997, has
represented over 40 small-cap companies and is the exclusive provider of
all content to the AOL Small Cap Channel.

About Stockgroup Media Inc.

Stockgroup is a leader at delivering results-oriented, online marketing
solutions for public companies and owns and operates the StockHouse
financial portals, http://www.stockhouse.com http://www.stockhouse.ca
and http://www.smallcapcenter.com

Ranked amongst the top financial websites in North America, the
StockHouse websites currently serve over 50 million page views monthly,
to over 750,000 unique users, each looking for new investment
opportunities. The StockHouse web sites offer financial news aggregated
from hundreds of sources. Company snapshots include corporate profiles,
stock quotes, charts, news releases and headlines on over 30,000 public
companies, a sophisticated technical analysis, portfolio tracker, e-mail
alerts and the popular financial message forums, The BullBoards™

About Apogee Minerals Ltd

Apogee Minerals Ltd. is a Canadian exploration and development company
listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol APE. The company has
several advanced Silver-Zinc exploration properties in the historic
Potosi Department of southwestern Bolivia, and an agreement to acquire
the Silver-Lead-Zinc producing La Solucion Mine near La Paz, Bolivia.
www.apogeeminerals.com

Statements in this release that are not historical facts are
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned that any
such statements are not guarantees of future performance and that actual
developments or results may vary materially from those in these
"forward-looking statements".

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