Tenke Mining Corp.

Tenke Mining Corp.

May 27, 2005 11:15 ET

Mats Carlsson Joins Tenke's Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 27, 2005) - Tenke Mining Corp. ("Tenke" or the "Company") (TSX:TNK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mats Carlsson to the Board of Directors of the Company, effective as of May 26, 2005.

Mr. Carlsson brings with him an extensive background in international finance and a highly successful track record in the financial markets. He is currently Head of Equity Capital Markets for E. Ohman J:or Fondkommission AB, a large brokerage firm based in Stockholm, Sweden. Previously, Mr. Carlsson was President of Nordic Partners Inc., an institutionally focused brokerage firm in New York and prior to that held senior level positions with Svenska Handelsbanken Markets Inc. (New York) and Hagstromer & Qviberg (Stockholm). Mr. Carlsson also currently serves on the Board of AIK Fotboll AB in Stockholm.

Mr. Lukas Lundin, Chairman of Tenke Mining Corp., commented, "Mr. Carlsson is an excellent addition to the Board, not only as an independent member, but for his depth of experience and expertise in the financial capital markets. We're delighted to have him join our team."

On Behalf of the Board,

Paul K. Conibear, President

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