Lundin Mining Corporation

Lundin Mining Corporation

November 12, 2007 10:30 ET

Lundin Mining Appoints Managing Director at Somincor S.A.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 12, 2007) - Lundin Mining Corporation ("Lundin Mining" or the "Company") (TSX:LUN)(NYSE:LMC)(OMX:LUMI) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Andreatidis as Managing Director of Somincor S.A., with immediate effect.

John, who is 41 and an Australian citizen, graduated in Metallurgy from the University of Queensland, Australia in 1987 and later completed an MSc in Engineering Science from the same university in 2001.

John joined Somincor as Principal Metallurgist in October of 2006 and brings to Somincor 20 years of experience within the base metals industry. He played a key role in a number of operations with his previous employers, the BHP Billiton Group and Mount Isa Mines Limited.

Joao Carrelo, Executive Vice President and COO of Lundin Mining Corp., said, "The Board of Somincor is very pleased to appoint John Andreatidis to lead the next phase of Somincor's development. His wide technical and operational experience will enable him to continue to add value to the Company, maintain the Operation's competitiveness and strengthen the Organization's sustainability. I am convinced that other Lundin Mining Group operations and projects will also benefit from John's metallurgical knowhow and remarkable experience in this field."

John Andreatidis will be based at the Neves-Corvo mine in Portugal and will report to the Executive Vice President and COO of Lundin Mining.

About Lundin Mining

Lundin Mining is a rapidly growing mining and exploration company engaged internationally in the extraction, development, acquisition and discovery of base metal deposits. The company currently owns five operating mines, extracting copper, zinc, lead, nickel and silver: Neves-Corvo in Portugal, the Zinkgruvan and Storliden mines in Sweden, the Galmoy mine in Ireland and the recently acquired Aguablanca mine in Spain. A further mine, the Aljustrel mine in Portugal, is under development and will be brought into production in the fourth quarter 2007. In addition, Lundin Mining holds an extensive exploration portfolio, including interests in international ventures and development projects such as the world class Tenke Fungurume copper/cobalt project in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which is currently under construction and the Ozernoe zinc project under detailed feasibility study in Russia.

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