Iberian Minerals Corp.
TSX VENTURE : IZN

Iberian Minerals Corp.

August 19, 2009 09:00 ET

Iberian Minerals Announces Launch of New Website, CUSIP/ISIN Number Change, and Analyst Trip

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire – Aug. 19, 2009) – Iberian Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:IZN) today announced several corporate developments.

Website

Iberian is very pleased to profile the launch of its re-designed and improved website at www.iberianminerals.com. With additional relevant content and user friendly interface, the Company expects that the investment community, shareholders, media, and members of the public will positively receive the new look that is consistent with best practices and standards for the mining industry. Designed and developed with Q4 Web Systems, who will host the Iberian site, the project is the culmination of three months of intense work by all members of the project team.

CUSIP Number

As part of the Company's continunce as a Swiss corporation, new ISIN and CUSIP numbers have been received for the registered shares of Iberian, the details of which are:

            ISIN:           CH0103872765
            CUSIP:        H40135 107

The TSXV has advised that as of opening on August 19, 2009, the CUSIP number has changed. The trading symbol of IZN is unchanged. Given the above confirmation, Iberian will shortly be in a position to mail to all registered shareholders a letter of transmittal as noted in the Notice of Meeting and Information Circular with Respect to the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held on June 10, 2009.

Analyst Trip

The Company is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the Iberian Mine Tour 2009 from September 13 to 17, 2009. With expected attendance of more than a dozen Canadian based analysts and bankers from the mining investment community, the tour will, in 5 days, profile in person site visits at both the Condestable Mine in Peru and the Aguas Tenidas Mine in Spain. The Tour continues the focused effort of Iberian to enhance project and name recognition.

About Iberian Minerals Corp.

Iberian Minerals Corp. is a Canadian listed global base metals company with interests in Spain and Peru. The Condestable Mine, located in Peru approximately 90 km south of Lima, operates at 2.2 million tonnes per year producing copper, and associated silver and gold in a concentrate. The Aguas Tenidas Mine is in the Andalucia region of Spain approximately 110 km north-west of Seville. Ramp-up continues on a 1.7 million tonnes per year underground mine and concentrator that will produce copper, zinc and lead concentrates that also contain gold and silver.

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS:

This news release contains certain "forward-looking statements" and "forward-looking information" under applicable securities laws. Except for statements of historical fact, certain information contained herein constitutes forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "except", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made, and are based on a number of assumptions and subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Assumptions upon which such forward-looking statements are based included that all required third party regulatory and governmental approvals will be obtained. Many of these assumptions are based on factors and events that are not within the control of Iberian and there is no assurance they will prove to be correct. Factors that could cause actual results to vary materially from results anticipated by such forward-looking statements include changes in market conditions and other risk factors discussed or referred to in the management information circular of Iberian dated November 20, 2007 and in the annual Management's Discussion and Analysis for Iberian filed with the applicable securities regulatory authorities and available at www.sedar.com. Although Iberian has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Iberian undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change except as required by applicable securities laws. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Iberian Minerals Corp.
    Laura Sandilands
    Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
    416-815-8558