ICS Copper Systems Ltd. - Mokambo project - Near surface drill results update - Cobalt identified



    ABBOTSFORD, BC, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - ICS Copper Systems Ltd. (ICX:TSX.V) is
pleased to announce new assay results on their Mokambo Project situated in
Mufulira, Zambia. The 2007-2008 shallow drilling program is 70% complete with
respect to the initial delineation drill program. Assay results are still
backlogged and cover only 25% of the drill program. The backlog is presently
being reduced as quickly as possible. The limited results though, have
identified some large intersections of copper. Along with the copper,
significant cobalt mineralization has also been identified. Highlights include
drill road number 6 showing 3.143% copper over 4.58 meters, 1.23% copper over
13.82 meters, 0.301% copper over 41.42 meters and 0.036% cobalt over
3.67 meters.
    The drill program has 20 roads, assay results for roads 7 onwards will be
released in due course once assay results are known.

    
    Road Number 2
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    Hole No.           From         To       Interval     Copper      Cobalt
                        (m)         (m)   (True Width m)    (%)         (%)
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    M-07-07            37.15       38.15        0.91       0.840
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                       87.15       90.15        2.72       0.059
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            including  87.15       88.15        0.91                   0.014
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    M-07-08            44.10       50.20        5.53       0.116
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                       56.30      102.80       42.14       0.149
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            including  80.70       88.80        7.34                   0.021
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    M-07-09            15.60       17.65        1.86       0.062       0.015
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    M-07-10            32.90       34.95        1.86                   0.013
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                       38.00       44.10        5.53                   0.025
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            including  38.00       41.05        2.76       0.110
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    M-07-11            61.35       62.40        0.95       0.058
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    M-07-12            28.85       30.85        1.81       0.060
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                       44.10       50.20        5.53       0.092
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                       56.30       73.05       15.18       0.072
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    Road Number 3
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    Hole No.           From         To       Interval     Copper      Cobalt
                        (m)         (m)   (True Width m)    (%)         (%)
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    M-07-13            26.00       27.00        0.91       0.056
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    M-07-14            25.80       53.20       24.83       0.163
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            including  28.85       34.95        5.53                   0.013
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                       55.85       58.90        2.76       0.055
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                       65.00       66.00        0.91       0.150
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                       81.25       84.30        2.76       0.099
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                       86.35       87.35        0.91       0.120
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                       98.55      112.80       12.91       0.207
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    M-07-16            46.10       47.15        0.95                   0.025
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    M-07-18            19.70       20.70        0.91       0.010
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    Road Number 4
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    Hole No.           From         To       Interval     Copper      Cobalt
                        (m)         (m)   (True Width m)    (%)         (%)
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    M-07-19            20.70       21.70        0.91       0.078
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                       49.70       51.70        1.81       1.830
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                       57.30       58.30        0.91       0.056
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                       63.40       66.45        2.76       0.163
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    M-07-20            31.90       56.30       22.11       0.076
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            including  47.15       51.70        4.12       0.127
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                       66.45       70.00        3.22       0.082
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                       75.60       89.85       12.91       0.170
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                       92.90      110.15       15.63       0.170
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    Road Number 5
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    Hole No.           From         To       Interval     Copper      Cobalt
                        (m)         (m)   (True Width m)    (%)         (%)
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    M-07-26            33.00       43.00        9.06       0.135
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            including  35.00       36.00        0.91                   0.011
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                       49.00       50.00        0.91       0.070
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                       53.00       59.00        5.44       0.073
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                       74.00       77.00        2.72       0.083
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                       80.00       81.00        0.91       0.100
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                       88.00      117.30    26.55 - EOH    0.132
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            including  92.00       96.00        3.63       0.280
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            including 110.00      112.00        1.81                   0.011
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            including 116.00      117.30     1.18 - EOH                0.021
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    Road Number 6
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    Hole No.           From         To       Interval     Copper      Cobalt
                        (m)         (m)   (True Width m)    (%)         (%)
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    M-07-31             7.50        8.50        0.91       0.260
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                       50.15       52.15        1.81       0.415
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    M-07-32            18.70       64.40       41.42       0.301
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            including  19.70       22.75        2.76                   0.018
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            including  44.10       47.15        2.76       1.330
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            including  53.25       55.25        1.81                   0.011
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                       74.60       94.80       18.31       0.195
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            including  76.60       80.70        3.72       0.651
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                       98.90      114.15       13.82       1.230
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            including 105.00      110.05        4.58       3.143
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            including 105.00      109.05        3.67                   0.036
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    M-07-33            53.25       54.75        1.36       0.056
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                       71.55       73.05        1.36       0.068
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                       85.75       86.80        0.95       0.052
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    M-07-34            72.55       73.55        0.91       0.055
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                      118.20      120.00    1.63 - EOH     0.650
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    Several holes were inadvertently stopped in mineralization (i.e. end of
hole (EOH). At the end of this phase of drilling, a NI 43-101 Technical Report
on the oxide copper and cobalt mineral resources will be undertaken. A further
definition drilling program will be undertaken to move the copper and cobalt
mineralization into higher (i.e. measured and indicated) categories for mine
design purposes and eventual ore reserve estimate under NI 43-101.
    A second drill is being sourced to start the confirmation drilling of the
sulphide copper mineralization after the rainy season is over, in April.
Permission is being sought by the Zambian Chamber of Mines to re-assay the
historic drill core they are storing, as part of the confirmation drilling. A
3D computer block model has been constructed from the historic drill logs
acquired by the company in 2007. There are several gaps along strike of the
mineralized bodies, identified in the block model, that were not historically
drilled. ICS plans to drill these areas as soon as possible to increase the
present historical estimate.
    Mr. Graham Chisholm, President comments "The identification of cobalt in
numerous holes is good news and will add value to the profitability of the
Mokambo Project."
    David Makepeace, P.Eng. M.Eng, a director of the Company and its acting
Chief Operating Officer, a qualified person as defined by National Instrument
43-101, supervised the preparation of the technical information in this news
release.

    ICS COPPER SYSTEMS LTD.
    Signed "Graham Chisholm"
    Graham Chisholm, President & CEO

    This release includes certain statements that are "forward-looking
statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of
historical facts that address future exploration, development and production
activities, and other circumstances, events and developments that the Company
expects, are forward-looking statements. Although management believes the
expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on
reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future
performance, and actual results, events and developments may differ materially
from those in the forward-looking statements. The occurrence of certain risk
factors, the probability of which is unknown, may also affect actual results,
events and developments expected by the Company.

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





For further information:

For further information: Graham Chisholm, graham@icscopper.com, Office:
(604) 859-3007, Cell: (604) 302-0746; For Investor Relations: Brett Whitelaw,
brett_whitelaw@telus.net, Tel: (604) 662-8633, Web Page: www.icscopper.com


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