First Metals Inc.
TSX : FMA

First Metals Inc.

June 14, 2007 11:29 ET

First Metals Strengthens Organization

Commences Pursuit of Next Project

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 14, 2007) - First Metals Inc. (TSX:FMA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Michaud, P.Eng. as Vice-President, Operations. Mr. Michaud brings 23 years of diversified mine management experience, including project and operations management. He is well known in the Rouyn-Noranda community and is active in the Quebec Mining Association.

The addition of Mr. Michaud further strengthens the Company's core competence, which is project planning, development and implementation. As part of his remuneration, Mr. Michaud has been granted 140,000 stock options excercisable at $1.50 per share for a period of three years.

With the addition of Mr.Michaud, Charles Gryba, P.Eng. and Company C.O.O. will assume the added role of Vice-President, Corporate Development. Mr. Gryba will lead the management team responsible for the identification of advanced base metal projects where management's core competence can be brought to bear.

Chairman and C.E.O. James Beatty remarked that "the addition of Mr. Michaud further enhances the already strong mine management team and will allow us to look beyond the Fabie Bay and Magusi River polymetallic deposits. We are now well positioned to act should another attractive opportunity be identified."

First Metals is bringing into production the Fabie Bay and Magusi River Copper, Zinc, Gold and Silver Projects, near Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Canada acquired from Globex Mining Enterprises, Inc. last year. The Company has approximately 32 Million shares issued and outstanding and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

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