HudBay Minerals Inc.
TSX : HBM

HudBay Minerals Inc.

February 20, 2007 11:11 ET

HudBay to Present at Investor Conferences and Host Conference Call for 2006 Fourth Quarter and Annual Results

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 20, 2007) - HudBay Minerals Inc. (TSX:HBM) today announced that Peter Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer, together with Jeff Swinoga, Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at two upcoming investor conferences in February. The Company will also be hosting its 2006 fourth quarter and annual results call on March 8, 2007. Details are as follows:



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Investor Conferences

February 22, 2007 CIBC World Markets
Institutional Investors Conference
Whistler, B.C.

February 27, 2007 BMO Capital Markets
Global Resources Conference
Tampa, Florida

The presentation slides used at the investor conferences will be available
on HudBay's website www.hudbayminerals.com.

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Fourth Quarter and 2006 Annual Results Conference Call and Webcast

Date: March 8, 2007
Time: 9:00 am (Eastern Time)
Webcast: www.hudbayminerals.com
Dial in: 416-644-3427 or 1-800-594-3790
Replay: 416-640-1917 or 1-877-289-8525
Replay Passcode: 21219168#

A news release containing the 2006 fourth quarter and annual results
will be issued prior to the conference call, and will also be posted on
HudBay's website. The conference call replay will be available until
midnight (Eastern Time) on Thursday, March 15, 2007. An archived audio
webcast of the call will be available on HudBay's website.

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About HudBay Minerals Inc.

HudBay Minerals Inc. is an integrated mining company that operates mines, concentrators and a metal production facility in northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The Company also owns a zinc oxide production facility in Ontario, the White Pine copper refinery in Michigan and the Balmat zinc mine operations in New York state. HudBay is a member of the S&P/TSX Composite Index.

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