Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.
AMEX : NAK
TSX VENTURE : NDM

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.

November 26, 2007 09:01 ET

Northern Dynasty Announces Appointment of a New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 26, 2007) - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX:NDM)(AMEX:NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company"), announces that Stephen Scott, CPA, has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors.

Mr. Scott has over 20 years of experience in the mining industry, encompassing both international and domestic assignments. He is currently General Manager Commercial, Rio Tinto Exploration, Project Generation Group, a position that he has held since 2005. Between 2000 and 2005, he held other senior managerial positions within the Rio Tinto plc group. Rio Tinto plc owns, or controls indirectly through affiliates, approximately 19.8% of Northern Dynasty's outstanding shares.

Robert Dickinson, Chairman of the Company said:

"We would like to welcome Steve Scott to the Company's Board. With his background and experience in the mining industry, Steve will make a valuable contribution to the future success of the Company."

For further details on Northern Dynasty, please visit the Company's website at www.northerndynasty.com or contact Investor Services at (604) 684-6365 or within North America at 1-800-667-2114.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Robert Dickinson, Chairman

Northern Dynasty is solely and entirely responsible for the contents of this news release. No other party including any parties which have an interest in the project are in any way responsible for the contents hereof.

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address estimated resource quantities, grades and contained gold, possible future mining, exploration and development activities, are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements should not be in any way construed as guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices for metals, the conclusions of detailed feasibility and technical analyses, lower than expected grades and quantities of resources, mining rates and recovery rates and the lack of availability of necessary capital, which may not be available to the Company on terms acceptable to it or at all. The Company is subject to the specific risks inherent in the mining business as well as general economic and business conditions. For more information on the Company, Investors should review the Company's annual Form 20-F filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and its home jurisdiction filings that are available at www.sedar.com.

No regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained in this news release.

Contact Information

  • Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.
    Shawn Wallace
    Investor Services
    (604) 684-6365 or within North America at 1-800-667-2114
    (604) 684-8092 (FAX)
    Website: www.northerndynasty.com