Equinox Minerals Limited

Equinox Minerals Limited

April 10, 2006 11:10 ET

Webcast Alert: Equinox Minerals Limited Presentation at Informed Investors Precious Metals & Mining On-line Forum on Thursday, April 13, 2006, 10:00 am ET

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 10, 2006) - Equinox Minerals Limited (TSX:EQN)(ASX:EQN) will present at Precious Metals & Mining On-line Forum.

When: April 13, 2006 @ 10:00 AM Eastern Time

Where: www.informedinvestors.com/IIF/IIF_Forum.asp?ForumID=100395

How: Live over the Internet-Simply log on to the web at the address above.

Contact: Kevin van Niekerk, Vice President - Investor Relations & Corporate Development, kevin.van.niekerk@equinoxminerals.com, (416)865-3393

If you are unable to attend the live event, the webcast will be archived and available at www.informedinvestors.com/IIF/IIF_Forum.asp?ForumID=100395

Equinox is an international exploration and mine development company actively exploring for base metals and gold in Africa, Australia, Peru and Sweden. The Corporation's shares are listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and, in Canada, on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "EQN".

Equinox owns 100% of the Lumwana Project which is situated 220 km northwest of the renowned Copperbelt, Zambia's historic centre of commercial copper production. Lumwana is one of the world's largest undeveloped copper deposits and is scheduled for production in late 2007.

With 270 million tonnes of ore grading at 0.8% Cu, Lumwana will become Africa's largest copper mine. Life of mine production will average 150,000 tpa copper metal (330 million lbs/year) with an estimated 188,000 tpa copper metal (410 million lbs/year) being produced in the initial five year period.

Equinox is progressing towards building Africa's largest copper mine and transforming the Company into a mid-tier copper producer.

Source: Equinox Minerals

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