Cline Mining Corporation

Cline Mining Corporation

July 19, 2007 11:54 ET

Cline Announces Board Appointments

SUDBURY, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 19, 2007) - Cline Mining Corporation ("Cline" or the "Company") (TSX:CMK) is pleased to announce that at its recent Annual General and Special Meeting, Senator David Tkachuk and Shinji Koyanagi were appointed to the Board of Directors. Senator Tkachuk joins the Board as an independent director replacing Gordon Gormley, the Company's COO and Shinji Koyanagi takes the place of Nori Shibasaki as the nominee of Mitsui Matsushima Co. Ltd. of Fukuoka, Japan.

Directors who were relected at the meeting were Hon. Bill McKnight P.C., Ken Bates the Company's CEO, Dale Hendrick and Kai Knotsch the nominee for ThyssenKrupp MinEnergy GmbH of Essen, Germany. As a result of the appointment of Senator Tkachuk to the Board, five of the Board's six directors are now independent directors, confirming the Company's commitment to good corporate governance.

Senator Tkachuk was appointed to the Senate of Canada in 1993 and is Deputy Chair of the Transport and Communications Committee. He is also a member of the Energy and Environment, Banking, Trade and Commerce and the National Security and Defence Committees and served on the Agriculture and Forestry Committee. David also sits on the Board of Calian Technologies Ltd., a TSX listed company, where he is a member of the audit, governace and compensation committees.

Shinji Koyanagi is General Manager Business Development, Mitsui Matsushima Co., Ltd. of Fukuoka, Japan.

We welcome David and Shinji to the Board and would like to thank Nori and Gordon for their past service to the Company.

Cline Mining Corporation is a mine development company focused on the exploration and development of uranium and iron-ore in Madagascar, gold in Canada and metallurgical coal in Canada for the international seaborne coal trade market. The Company website can be located at


Ken Bates, President and Chief Executive Officer

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