Fortress Minerals Corp.

Fortress Minerals Corp.

February 20, 2008 17:17 ET

Fortress Appoints Igor Gladkov VP Russia

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 20, 2008) - Fortress Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FST) ("Fortress" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Mr. Igor Gladkov as Vice President Russia.

Mr. Gladkov has many years of experience in the mining industry in Russia and the CIS. Most recently, Mr. Gladkov owned and managed a copper, zinc, gold mine in the CIS. Prior to that Mr. Gladkov was with Glencore International AG in Russia for many years where he was responsible for copper concentrate trading, marketing and transportation.

In addition, the Company reports that the previously announced appointment of Mr. Alexander Kim to the board of directors is now effective as of February 14, 2008.


Ian Slater, President and CEO

This news release contains forward-looking statements concerning the Company's plans for its properties. These forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, risks and uncertainties relating to political risks involving the Company's exploration and development of its properties, the inherent uncertainty of cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses, commodity price fluctuations, the inability or failure to obtain adequate financing on a timely basis and other risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company's periodic filings with the British Columbia Securities Commission. Such information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available. The Company does not intend to update this information and disclaims any legal liability to the contrary.

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