Northland Resources Inc.

Northland Resources Inc.

April 16, 2007 09:02 ET

Northland Resources Retains Corus Consulting to Investigate Beneficiation and Marketing of Hannukainen Iron-Copper-Gold Ore

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 16, 2007) - Mr. Buck Morrow, the President of Northland Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NAU)(OSLO:NAUR)(FRANKFURT:NBS), is pleased to announce that Northland has contracted Corus Consulting Ltd. ("Corus") to supervise a comprehensive investigation of the optimum treatment route for iron-copper-gold ore from the Hannukainen magnetite body in northern Finland. Northland and Corus envisage a five stage work program consisting of:

1) Advising on the design and supervision of a bulk sampling program to firstly determine the optimum method of sampling and size of sample, and then to assist Northland's technical personnel during the actual sampling process;

2) Design and supervision of a beneficiation testwork program, including recommendation of the most suitable test centre, and definition and supervision of pilot plant testwork program;

3) Definition and supervision of a pelletizing testwork program;

4) Development of an appropriate flowsheet to best exploit the Hannukainen ore body;

5) Market and product definition including determination of the most appropriate product mix and production rate.

The Company has also contracted Corus to assist Northland in identifying a range of regional infrastructure development requirements, such as surface land requirements, utility and access corridor requirements for a central Pellet Plant, a surface mine and ore beneficiation plant at Hannukainen in Finland and a surface mine and ore beneficiation plant at Stora Sahavaara in Sweden.

Corus Consulting provides business planning consultancy, engineering, technical assistance, technology and training services to the international metals industry. The services it offers within Primary Processing fall broadly into 3 categories: Mining/raw materials, iron making and steelmaking/casting. Corus Consulting is a subsidiary of Corus Group plc, a leading international metals company which produced over 18 million tones of steel in 2005 with annual turnover of over Pounds Sterling 10 billion and major operating facilities in the U.K., the Netherlands, Germany, France, Norway and Belgium.

Buck Morrow, President of Northland, said, "We're very happy with the work that Corus Consulting have completed to date at the Stora Sahavaara project in Sweden and we're keen to apply what they've learned there to our Hannukainen iron-copper-gold project in Finland."


Northland Resources Inc. is a well-structured, debt free junior exploration company with a portfolio of high quality iron, gold, and base metal exploration projects in Sweden and Finland.


Buck Morrow


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