ATW Venture Corp.

ATW Venture Corp.

December 12, 2007 14:02 ET

ATW Appoints New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 12, 2007) - ATW Venture Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ATW)(FRANKFURT:A3N), ("ATW" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Stone, MBA, P. Eng. to the Company's Board of Directors.

Dr. Stone has 30 years of engineering and financial consulting experience to underground and surface metal mines worldwide. He has managed and led multidisciplinary project teams through pre-feasibility and feasibility level evaluations of development stage projects, and has contributed to the engineering, design and construction of several mines. His mining expertise includes scoping and feasibility studies for open pit and underground projects, and an extensive international knowledge of current mining best practices, environmental permitting, mine planning and production scheduling, capital and operating costs, equipment selection, and financial analyses.

Dr. Stone spent his early years in Naramata and went to school in Penticton, B.C. He received his B.Sc. in Geological Engineering from UBC and went on to complete a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at Queen's University at Kingston where he returned in 2002 to complete an MBA. He is a licensed professional engineer in numerous Canadian and US jurisdictions.

ATW Venture Corp. is fortunate to have Dr. Stone join the team at this stage of the Company's development. The addition of Dr. Stone will strengthen ATW's board of directors and add significant expertise in the development of the Bunrakura Mine Project.


Brent Butler, President & CEO

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