Blue Pearl Mining Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : BLE

Blue Pearl Mining Ltd.

May 30, 2005 17:11 ET

Blue Pearl Appoints Board Member And Additional Officers

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 30, 2005) - Blue Pearl Mining Ltd. ("Blue Pearl" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:BLE) is pleased to announce that, subject to TSXV approval, it has appointed Denis Arsenault as a director, Peter Tredger as Vice President and Lorna D. MacGillivray as Corporate Secretary and General Counsel. Mr. Arsenault, a Chartered Accountant, will also serve as chairman of the Audit Committee.

Mr. Arsenault is a director, Chief Financial Officer and VP Finance of Orbus Pharma Inc., a director of NSP Pharma Corp., and a trustee and CFO-equivalent of Agtech Income Fund, all of which are public companies. Mr. Arsenault began his career with KPMG in 1981 and from 1996 to 2001 was Chief Financial Officer of Patent Enforcement and Royalties Ltd., a predecessor company to Blue Pearl Mining.

Mr. Tredger, a Professional Engineer, has over 30 years experience in the mining industry. He was a Director and Officer of Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. for 10 years, prior to which he was a Vice-President and mining analyst at AMAX Inc. He is currently Vice President of Glencairn Gold Corporation.

Ms. MacGillivray is Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of Glencairn Gold Corporation. She has 20 years of in-house and corporate secretarial experience for mining companies.

Blue Pearl was formed in early 2005 to develop the Davidson molybdenum deposit (formerly known as the Yorke-Hardy deposit) at Smithers, B.C.

Shares outstanding: 23,320,000

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