SOURCE: Brookmount Explorations Inc.

May 24, 2005 08:00 ET

Brookmount Adds More Than 75 Years of Mining Expertise to Its Board With the Appointment of Two New Directors

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 24, 2005 -- Brookmount Explorations Inc. (OTC BB: BMXI) ( today announced that it has appointed two new members to its Board of Directors.

In conjunction with the Company's recent acquisition of Jemma Resources, (See Press Release dated May 17th, 2005), Brookmount has added over 75 years of mining experience to its board with the addition of two new directors, Mr. Andrew H. von Kursell, P.Eng., and Mr.Milo Filgas.

Mr. von Kursell has over 42 years of experience in various sectors of the mining industry. He is currently President of Azure Resources Corp., a Director of Technology and Research Capital Corp. and International PetroReal Oil Corporation. Mr. von Kursell is also a former president of PetroReal Oil Corporation, as well as a former President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sudamet Ventures Inc. He has worked on mining operations in Chile, northern British Columbia, the Northwest Territories, the Yukon and northern Ontario in gold, iron ore, lead, zinc, fluorspar, dolomite, sand and gravel projects. In addition to providing his experience as a private mining consultant, he was Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sirius Resource Corporation of Vancouver, B.C. Mr. von Kursell was Vice President, Government Relations for Cyprus Anvil Mining Corporation (Faro, Yukon and Vancouver) as well as Vice President, Yukon Operations, Faro, Yukon. At Cominco's operations in Pine Point, Northwest Territories, he was General Superintendent and a General Foreman for Algoma Ore Properties in Wawa, Ontario. He is fluent in German and Russian and is currently studying Spanish. Mr. von Kursell obtained his B.Eng. (Mining) Degree at McGill University and his P.Eng.Degree in B.C., Ontario and the Yukon.

Mr. Milo Filgas is currently President and owner of R.F. Fry & Associates (Pacific) Ltd., a B.C.-based private company offering a wide variety of contract services to the mining industry for over 27 years. The Company provides exploration and associated drilling, underground and open pit development, shaft sinking, contract production mining and milling and the installation and commissioning of complete processing plants and specialty equipment. Mr. Filgas has worked for a wide array of mining operations, not only in North America and the Far North, but also in Africa, South America and most notably in Chile. Prior to his long tenure with R.F. Fry & Associates between 1955 and 1978, he was Mechanical Superintendent responsible for all mine, mill and power generation equipment at Port Radium in the Northwest Territories. Initially, he was Mechanical Superintendent for R.F. Fry Mine Contractors in charge of repair and maintenance of all underground and shaft sinking equipment. Mr. Filgas' vast experience in production system infrastructure design, construction and maintenance will surely prove to be invaluable as the Company currently prepares to update and upgrade its production facilities on its two ready-for-production gold properties in Nova Scotia, Canada.

The talents of Mr. von Kursell and Mr. Filgas will both greatly augment the current skill sets of Brookmount's management team as it develops its key property, the Mercedes 100 Project in central Peru, situated on the geological trend hosting the prolific Arequipa Gold Deposit. The Company's newest directors will also provide valuable direction as it readies it other two gold properties for production in Nova Scotia. These two properties near Halifax have had considerable expenditures by previous owners during an era of depressed gold prices and yet still possess existing infrastructures and almost immediate production from presently available ore.

Brookmount Explorations' mission is to discover, define, and develop a portfolio of key resource properties throughout North and South America. For more information, please contact Mr. Zaf Sungur, Chief Operating Officer at (604) 676-5244. Email at: Web:

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This news release may include forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the United States Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended with respect to achieving corporate objectives, developing additional project interests, the Company's analysis of opportunities in the acquisition and development of various project interests and certain other matters. These statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and involve risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements.

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