Apoquindo Minerals Inc.

Apoquindo Minerals Inc.

June 26, 2008 08:55 ET

Apoquindo Minerals Announces Positive Baseline Environmental Report for the Apoquindo Copper Oxide Project in Chile

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 26, 2008) - Apoquindo Minerals Inc. ("Apoquindo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AQM) is pleased to announce the completion of the Environmental Base Line Report on the Company's Apoquindo Copper Oxide Project.

The report, prepared by Mineria & Medioambient Ltda, indicates that there is a total absence of archaeological sites and human settlements, and that no flora or fauna was observed.

"These results demonstrate that environmental permitting in the area where the Apoquindo Copper Oxide Project is located will be easy and straight forward as there are minimal factors that can be impacted due to the nature of the desert location," said Bruno Behn, director and Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Apoquindo Minerals.

This area is a designated mining region with excellent mining infrastructure; the port of Mejillones is just over an hour from the Project. Electricity is very close and roads are well kept all year round. In addition, there is a nearby Calama-Antofagasta water pipeline and skilled labour. The following SX EW plants are located in the region: Ivan Zar of Compania Minera Milpo, Michilla of Antofagasta Minerals, Mantos Blancos of Anglo American and Lomas Bayas of Xtrata.

Management is in the process of completing a NI43-101 compliant resource estimate on the Apoquindo Copper Oxide Project, incorporating drill results received from the property up to June 10th, 2008.

Furthermore, in a correction to the June 10th news release entitled, "Apoquindo Minerals Drills 29M of 3.3% CuT in "New Zone" at Elenita", in the Madrugador highlights, the 46m of 1.26% CuT were results from hole RQM - 054 (and not QE-036).

Dr. Tom Henricksen, a consultant geologist of the Company and the Company's Qualified Person for the purposes of NI 43-101, has approved the information contained in this news release.

About Apoquindo

Apoquindo Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AQM) is a Canadian based mineral exploration company whose principal purpose is the acquisition and development of base and precious metal deposits in South America. The Company is advancing its Apoquindo Copper Oxide Project in Chile comprised of highly prospective leachable copper deposits under option located in a historic mining district in the Antofagasta Region's Coastal Range.

Management and directors have extensive experience working with and for the world's largest mining companies as well as several mining juniors. Apoquindo Minerals has offices in Santiago, Chile, Lima, Peru and Vancouver, Canada and will continue to expand its business using its effective team of experts in Exploration, Geology, Metallurgy, Mine Engineering, Law and Finance.


Cesar Lopez


This news release may contain forward-looking information including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming financings, work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking information includes disclosure regarding possible future events, or conditions or results of operations that is based on assumptions about future economic conditions and courses of action, and therefore, involves inherent risks and uncertainties. Although management has a reasonable basis for the conclusions drawn, actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

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