Landdrill International Inc - Announces New Director & Officer

MONCTON, NB, Aug. 10 /CNW/ - Landdrill International Inc. (TSX.V:LDI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Edward Stringer to the Company's Board of Directors and Mr. Brian Maude as Corporate Secretary.

Edward Stringer of Sudbury, Ontario has been involved in mining and mineral exploration for the past 42 years, first as an underground miner for 12 years and the next 30 years in mineral exploration. Since 1983 to the present, he has been President, Owner and Manager of Stringer Explorations Ltd., a private exploration company involved in all phases of exploration including consulting, contract management and specializing in contract diamond drilling using light weight helicopter portable drills. He has held management positions in both private and public companies, most recently as President, CEO and Director of Garson Resources Ltd., a CNQ listed company, and as Executive Chairman and Director of Garson Gold Corp., a TSX Venture listed company. He is a Lifetime Permanent Ontario Prospector and a Lifetime Permanent Member of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.

Brian Maude of Moncton, NB has been a practicing lawyer for 12 years. He practiced law in Calgary, Alberta before coming back to Moncton in 1999. Since opening his own practice in 2003, Brian has taught Commercial Law at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, and given seminars on technology for the Canadian Bar Association. Brian was appointed an Adjudicator of the Small Claims Court of New Brunswick in September 2007. He is a Past President of the Moncton Area Lawyers Association, served as Vice-Chair of the New Brunswick Appeal Board on Teacher Certification from 2002 to 2005 and currently chairs the Law Practice Management and Technology section of the New Brunswick branch of the Canadian Bar Association. Brian holds an undergraduate degree from Université Laval in Québec City, QC, and a law degree from the Université de Moncton in Moncton, NB.

Ron Goguen Sr., the President and CEO of Landdrill said, "I am very pleased to welcome Mr. Stringer as an independent director and Mr. Maude as Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Ed's mining and public company experience make him a valuable addition to our Board and Brian's legal and governance expertise is a great addition to our senior management team. We look forward to working closely with both of them."

About Landdrill

Landdrill is a growth oriented international drilling company with a focus on the metals and minerals industry. The Company continues to explore opportunities for growth in key markets, either through establishment of new branch offices or through acquisitions as opportunities arise. The Company now has 35 drills with full branch operations in Canada, Mexico, Mongolia and Russia.

For detailed information on Landdrill International Inc., or to request a bid submission for your project worldwide, please visit our website at www.landdrill.com.

Caution Concerning Forward Looking Statements

This press release includes certain statements that would be deemed "forward-looking statements". These statements are "forward-looking" because they are based on current expectations, estimates and assumptions about the markets the Company operates in, the world economic climate as it relates to the mining industry, the Canadian economic environment and the Company's ability to attract and retain customers and to manage its assets and costs.

Actual results could differ materially from expectations if known or unknown risks affect the business, or if estimates or assumptions turn out to be inaccurate. The Company does not guarantee any forward-looking statement will materialize and, therefore, investors are cautioned not to place reliance on these forward looking statements. The Company disclaims any intention to update or revise any statement of forward-looking information whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

    
    On behalf of the Board of Directors,

    Ronald Goguen Sr.
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Landdrill International Inc.
    (506) 388 - 8961
    

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SOURCE Landdrill International Inc.

For further information: For further information: Ronald Goguen Sr., President and Chief Executive Officer, Landdrill International Inc., (506) 388-8961

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