SOURCE: Aurus Corporation

April 10, 2006 09:00 ET

Aurus Appoints World-Renowned Geologist to the Board of Directors

MONTREAL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 10, 2006 -- Aurus Corporation (OTC: AURC) announced today that Evgenie Belchenko was appointed to the board of directors of the company to serve until the next shareholders meeting.

"We are very fortunate to have such a world renowned Geologist, whose books and studies have become main references in the mining industry. Mr. Belchenko's experience in mining projects in Russia, Australia, South Africa, and many other African countries will extremely benefit Aurus with its newly acquired Klyon property," said Mr. Victor Feldbush, Chief Operating Officer of Aurus Corporation. "Mr. Belchenko's close working relationship with large mining multinationals such as Barrick Gold will also enable us to forge strong joint-venture partnerships and enable us to increase our gold production," further added Mr. Feldbush.

About Aurus Corporation

Aurus Corporation is a publicly traded mining holding company, trading under the ticker symbol AURC on the U.S. Pinksheets market. Aurus seeks to acquire proven gold and other precious metal reserves in Russia and other emerging counties and operate through joint ventures and or partnerships.

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