Equinox Minerals Limited
TSX : EQN
ASX : EQN

Equinox Minerals Limited

February 28, 2008 09:53 ET

Equinox Minerals Limited: ASX Grants Waivers from Reporting Listing Rules

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2008) -

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Equinox Minerals Limited (TSX:EQN)(ASX:EQN) ("Equinox" or the "Company") advises that the Australian Securities Exchange ("ASX") has granted waivers from various listing rules concerning the reporting obligations of the Company.

The specific waivers that have been granted to the Company are as follows:

- Listing rules 4.2A and 4.2B to the extent necessary to permit the Company not to lodge an Appendix 4D - Half Year Report for each half year on condition that the Company lodges with ASX the half-year financial statements and interim Management's Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") that the Company is required to lodge with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities at the same time that the Company lodges those documents with those Canadian securities regulatory authorities.

- Listing rule 5.2 and 5.3 to the extent necessary to permit the Company not to lodge quarterly activity and expenditure reports as required by the Listing Rules, on condition that the Company lodges with ASX the quarterly Financial Statements and interim MD&A that the Company is required to lodge with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities in accordance with Canadian Reporting Requirements at the same time that the Company lodges those documents with those Canadian securities regulatory authorities.

The waivers come into effect immediately.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors of Equinox:

Craig R. Williams - President & Chief Executive Officer

For information on Equinox and technical details on the Lumwana Project please refer to the company website at www.equinoxminerals.com

Cautionary Language and Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements", which are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Investors are cautioned that such statements are not guarantees of future performance and results. Risks and uncertainties about the Company's business are more fully discussed in the Company's disclosure documents filed from time to time with the Canadian and Australian securities authorities.

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