First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
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TSX : FM

First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

June 24, 2008 09:44 ET

First Quantum Minerals Appoints Sharon Loung, Director, Investor Relations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 24, 2008) - First Quantum Minerals Ltd. ("First Quantum" or the "Company") (TSX:FM)(LSE:FQM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sharon Loung as Director, Investor Relations, effective immediately.

As Director, Investor Relations, Ms. Loung will be responsible for communicating with both institutional and retail investors globally and maintaining First Quantum's comprehensive investor relations program.

Ms. Loung is well known in the mining and financial industries having held senior investor relations positions at Noranda Inc. and a number of mid-sized mining companies.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors of First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

G. Clive Newall, President

Certain information contained in this news release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and forward-looking information under applicable Canadian securities legislation. Such forward-looking statements or information, including but not limited to those with respect to the prices of gold, copper, cobalt and sulphuric acid, estimated future production, estimated costs of future production, the Company's hedging policy and permitting time lines, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements or information. Such factors include, among others, the actual prices of copper, gold, cobalt and sulphuric acid, the factual results of current exploration, development and mining activities, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be evaluated, as well as those factors disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with the Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario Securities Commissions, the Autorite des marches financiers in Quebec, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and the London Stock Exchange.

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Contact Information

  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
    Clive Newall
    President
    +44 140 327 3484
    +44 140 327 3494 (FAX)
    Email: clive.newall@fqml.com
    Website: www.first-quantum.com
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    Harriet Pask
    +44 (0) 20 7357 9477
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    Sarah MacLeod
    +44 (0) 20 7357 9477