Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp.

Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp.

August 24, 2007 09:30 ET

Crosshair Engages Investor Relations Consultant

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 24, 2007) - Crosshair Exploration and Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CXX) (AMEX:CXZ) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has engaged Emerging Markets Consulting, LLC as an investor relations consultant to implement a comprehensive marketing and investor communications program to assist in increasing investor awareness of the Company.

Emerging Markets Consulting, LLC is a Florida-based strategic marketing and communications firm that will increase Crosshair's exposure to industry stakeholders and investors. Emerging Markets will be responsible for assisting in the creation and distribution of a corporate profile for the Company, communicating directly with institutional and accredited investors, analysts, brokers and the media for purposes of encouraging or promoting investment in the Company, and arranging for the Company's presence as a featured participant at high profile trade and professional conferences for investors.

Under the renewable agreement, Emerging Markets will receive a fee of US$5,000 per month for an initial term of one year and incentive stock options to purchase up to 400,000 common shares of the Company at a price of $2.50 per share. The options will vest over a period of 12 months and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the Company's stock option plan. The options will expire on the earlier of the 30th day following termination of the agreement or August 1, 2008.

Emerging Markets and its principals, James Painter, Jr. and James Painter III, are at arm's length to the Company. Emerging Markets and its principals own an aggregate of 5,600 common shares in the capital of the Company.

About Crosshair

Crosshair is a dominant player in the exploration for uranium in the Central Mineral Belt of Labrador-Canada's most promising emerging uranium district. The 750 sq km Central Mineral Belt Uranium Project is host to potentially three types of uranium mineralization - Iron Oxide Copper Gold (IOCG - Olympic Dam), structurally controlled shear zone and unconformity types of mineralization.

For more information of the Company and its properties, please visit the website at


Mark J Morabito, President and CEO

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