Garrison International Ltd.
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Garrison International Ltd.

April 13, 2007 09:28 ET

Garrison TSR Plant Upgrade Commences, Key Contractors Appointed and Company Purchases Two Drill Rigs

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 13, 2007) - Garrison International Limited ("Garrison") (TSX VENTURE:GAU) has purchased two drilling rigs and has appointed key contractors to expand its plant at the Tsaagan Tsahir Gold Project ("TSR").

Garrison has ordered construction of two new ND35 Portable Drill Rigs from Drilling Services Asia Pacific Limited. Construction of the drill rigs is underway and is on schedule for delivery next month. Construction of the rigs is taking place in Papua New Guinea with hydraulic equipment being sourced from Australia. The construction process is being supervised by Mr. George Bonney, an Australian citizen with several years experience in drill rig construction and managing drill crews. Current clients of Mr. Bonney's include Barrick Resources.

Blair Krueger, President commented:

"We view the purchase of two drill rigs as being the most cost effective method of managing our drilling program for our Mongolian properties. At a total cost of US$258,000 for the two rigs and at an estimated operating cost of US$20 per meter, these rigs will pay for themselves in one season. As Garrison continues to expand its land position in Mongolia, having two rigs operating year round will allow us to be able to quickly evaluate these properties and to add to our resources. Although the data we've obtained from the Japanese and German foreign aid groups which previously did some work on our properties show good numbers for resources, this data are non-compliant. Having our own rigs to replicate their work under the supervision of our own QP personnel will allow us to produce resource numbers that are JORC or 43-101 compliant."

In other news, the TSR Joint venture has appointed Erchim Environmental Consultancy Group to undertake all environmental impact assessment work for the mine on an ongoing basis. Erchim's senior scientists have a full understanding of the requirements to meet international standards in the Mongolian environment. Erchim has many international client companies including the large Canadian owned Boroo Gold Mine. Their mandate is two-fold -- to ensure the TSR project maintains International Environmental Standards and to supervise the new tailings dam construction which is scheduled to commence later this month and to be completed over a three month period.

Gill Engineering LLC has been commissioned to design and construct the head frame for the mining shaft to ISO International standards. Gill will also be involved in the process of sign off for civil works at the plant site.

Mers Blasting Company Mongolia LLC have been appointed for drill and blast operations and explosive controls. Mers hold permits for transport, storage and use of explosives for all types of drilling and blasting operations. Specifically, by mid April two supervisors have been appointed to oversee the shaft sinking operations.

As well, construction has commenced on a new 100 man campsite at the plant site and several local builders have been appointed to build the mine camp facility. Satellite communications are being installed and a Community Association is being formed to provide benefits to local Mongolian farmers as well as to assist Garrison to recruit local personnel and procure local products and produce for the camp.

Mr. Tony Bainbridge, Chief Operating Officer said:

"Garrison is pleased with its progress on sourcing suitable contractors to assist in the fast tracking of the high grade TSR project. We have been able to identify highly skilled and experienced organizations for each specific task. In addition, work is underway on procurement of key heavy equipment for the project such as front-end loaders and bulldozers to be used in the construction of the tailings dam and for future production requirements. We are fortunate that we have been able to obtain competitive quotes on quality new and used heavy equipment and mining equipment to be sourced from China. Sourcing key equipment from China has reduced cost significantly as similar equipment available in Canada or Australia is several times more expensive not including substantially higher transportation costs."

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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