Lumina Resources Corp.
TSX : LUR

Lumina Resources Corp.
Western Copper Corporation
TSX : WRN

Western Copper Corporation

October 25, 2006 14:38 ET

Western Copper Corporation and Lumina Resources Corp.: Joint News Release

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 25, 2006) - Western Copper Corp. (TSX:WRN) ("Western") and Lumina Resources (TSX:LUR) ("Lumina") wish to retract the joint news release issued earlier this morning in error by Lumina. The definitive Arrangement Agreement under which Western Copper Corp. will acquire, through a previously announced plan of arrangement, all of the outstanding shares of Lumina, has not been formally signed.

The transaction is progressing and a follow up new release will be issued in due course.

On behalf of Western Copper and Lumina Resources,

F. Dale Corman, Chairman and C.E.O., Western Copper Corp.

and

David Strang, President and C.E.O., Lumina Resources

This press release includes certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization and reserves, exploration results and future plans and objectives of Western Copper Corp. are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.


Contact Information

  • Western Copper Corporation
    David Jensen
    VP - Corporate Development
    (604) 684-9497 or Toll Free: 1-888-966-9995
    (604) 669-2926 (FAX)
    Website: www.westerncoppercorp.com
    or
    Lumina Resources Corp.
    David Strang
    President
    (604) 687-0407