Garrison International Ltd.

Garrison International Ltd.

April 04, 2007 10:22 ET

Garrison Announces Appointments

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 4, 2007) - Garrison International Limited ("Garrison") (TSX VENTURE:GAU) is pleased to announce the following appointments:

Mr. Anthony Bainbridge (AUSIMM), a Qualified Person and a Director of Garrison has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Tony will be responsible for the Company's overall mining operations and in particular, in the near term his efforts will concentrate on management of the drilling program and construction of the production facilities for the Tsaagan Tsahir Project ("TSR") in Mongolia.

Mr. Peter O'Donnell has been appointed to the position of Mine Manager and is specifically tasked with completion of the upgrade of the TSR plant to 100 tonne per day (tpd) capacity which will include the installation of a new shaft and underground works and a completely refurbished mill. Peter has 26 years experience in bringing underground gold mines into production including key positions in the Tolukuma Gold Mine, Kainantu Gold Mine and Williams Mine. He has extensive experience in all facets of mine construction and mining operations in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia and holds current Mine Managers certificates for Papua New Guinea and Australia.

Mr. Graeme Patterson has been appointed to the position of Mill Superintendent and brings a wealth of experience in the installation and commissioning of plants. Graeme's role will be to complete the upgrade to 100 tpd capacity at the TSR project and construction of the new tailings dam and support facilities. Graeme has more than 35 years experience specializing in setting up mills and production plants for iron ore, base metals, coal and gold operations and has worked extensively for Rio Tinto and other large corporations.

Mr. Martin Stielow has been appointed to the position of Underground Mining Superintendent for the TSR Project. Martin has held many positions in the mining industry over the past 30 years including seven years as mine manager on an underground mine in Australia. Martin brings to Garrison extensive operating experience in Mongolia as he has been operating businesses in Mongolia for the past seven years. Martin is fluent in the Mongolian language and is based from Ulaanbaatar.

Mr. Gaetan Chabot, CA has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Gaetan Chabot received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Ottawa in 1970 and his chartered accountant designation in 1974. He spent 12 years in public practice with Price Waterhouse, Chartered Accountants, followed by 13 years in industry where he served in various senior financial roles, including Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, for private and public companies. For the past 10 years, in his private practice, he has focused on assisting companies with strategic business planning, operational analysis, financial controls and accountabilities, and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Blair Krueger, President and CEO of Garrison commented:

"We are pleased to be able to attract such strong and experienced personal to our team at Garrison. Each of these individuals brings essential skill sets to the Company that are key to our success and to our goal of bringing the high grade TSR project into production in the months to come. We are confident that our team will be able to manage and construct the TSR project on schedule as they have already been able to achieve significant milestones of permitting and procurement ahead of schedule. Designing and drawing of the key components are well underway and we intend to begin construction of a 100 tpd capacity facility before the end of this quarter."

About Garrison

Garrison is a junior mineral exploration company focused on acquiring and developing advanced stage gold properties in China, Mongolia and Guyana. For complete details on Garrison and its partners, management encourages investors and interested parties to view its public documents filed on SEDAR at

Forward-Looking Statements

All statements, other than statements of historical fact, in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, statements regarding the future plans and objectives of Garrison. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. These and all subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements are based on the estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and are expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. Garrison assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements should circumstances or management's estimates or opinions change.

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