Mindoro Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : MIO
FRANKFURT : OLM

Mindoro Resources Ltd.

October 05, 2005 11:31 ET

Mindoro Resources Ltd.: New Director Appointed and Options Granted

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 5, 2005) - Mindoro Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:MIO)(FWB:OLM) today announced the appointment of A. Robson Garden, Q.C., to the company's board of directors.

Mr. Garden, a resident of Calgary, is a senior partner with the law firm MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman. Mr. Garden has more than 30 years' experience in his primary areas of practice: natural resources law, labor and employment law, and administrative law. He has extensive experience in the mining industry, having served as general counsel for Uranerz Exploration and Mining Ltd., a major German mining corporation, where he negotiated a number of exploration joint venture agreements with major international corporations. Mr. Garden has also acted as corporate secretary to several corporations and mining joint ventures.

Mr. Garden currently serves as corporate secretary to the Management Committee of the Cigar Lake Joint Venture and as a director of Golden Band Resources, a Canadian exploration company based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

The Company has granted to Mr. Garden, subject to regulatory approval, an option to purchase 150,000 common shares at a price of $0.48 per share for a five-year term.

About Mindoro

Mindoro is a Tier 1 company trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE:MIO) and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (OLM). The company is exploring for gold and gold-copper in the prolifically mineralized magmatic arcs of the Asia-Pacific Region. Mindoro has been active in the Philippines since 1996 and currently is focused on six promising projects in politically stable jurisdictions of the Philippines.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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