Hillsborough Resources Limited

Hillsborough Resources Limited

September 24, 2007 18:56 ET

Hillsborough Appoints New Board Member

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 24, 2007) - Hillsborough Resources Limited (TSX:HLB) ("Hillsborough" or the "Corporation") has increased its Board compliment from five to six members by appointing Mr. Gerry Stephenson to its Board of Directors.

The Chairman and Board of Directors of Hillsborough Resources Limited (TSX:HLB) are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Gerry Stephenson of Canmore, Alberta, to the board. Mr. Stephenson was one of the three founders of Norwest Corporation, a well-respected, international energy, mining and environmental consulting company. Gerry's own expertise is in all aspects of coal-mining, having had over fifty years of experience in this field of mining in 35 countries around the world.

"Gerry Stephenson will be a tremendous addition to the board," said David Slater, President & CEO, "I look forward to working closely with him as we move towards a much larger operation at Quinsam, as well as, potentially, a new mine at Wapiti in Northeast British Columbia."

About Hillsborough Resources Limited

Hillsborough Resources Limited is a coal mining company that operates the Quinsam underground thermal coal mine in Campbell River, British Columbia, serving the local and west-coast U.S. cement industry. The Company is a limited partner in the Peace River Coal Limited Partnership, which has substantial metallurgical coal properties both in production start-up and under development near Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia. In addition, the Company is developing the proposed Wapiti thermal coal mine in the same region. Hillsborough also holds the Bingay Creek metallurgical coal property located in the Elk Valley region of southeast British Columbia.

Contact Information

  • Hillsborough Resources Limited
    David Slater
    President & C.E.O.
    (604) 684-9288
    (604) 684-3178 (FAX)
    Website: www.hillsboroughresources.com
    CHF Investor Relations
    Cathy Hume
    (416) 868-1079 ext. 231
    (416) 868-6198 (FAX)
    Email: cathy@chfir.com