Landdrill International Inc - Announces New Director

MONCTON, NB, Jan. 4 /CNW/ - Landdrill International Inc. (TSX.V:LDI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. David M. Beatty to the Company's Board of Directors.

Mr. David M. Beatty is the Chief Executive Officer, Director of Rio Novo Gold Inc. Mr. Beatty brings 25 years of experience in investment banking principally focused on equity financing and mergers and acquisitions of mining and natural resource companies. In 2002, Mr. Beatty co-founded Westwind Partners Inc., an investment bank. Prior thereto, Mr. Beatty was Head of the Mining & Metals Group at First Marathon Securities (now called NB Financial) and a partner and Head of Mining Group at Gordon Capital Corporation. Mr. Beatty co-founded Yamana Resources Inc. with Mr. Victor Bradley in 1994 and advised on the acquisition of the Santa Elina property in May 2003. Mr. Beatty holds a B. Comm. (Queen's), M. Phil., International Affairs (Cambridge) and an MBA (Harvard Business School).

Ron Goguen Sr., the President and CEO of Landdrill said, "I am very pleased to welcome Mr. Beatty as an independent director.  David's resource-based, finance and public company experience make him a valuable addition to our Board.  We look forward to working closely with him."

For a review of the Company's results, copies of Landdrill's financial statements along with the management discussion and analysis (MD&A) can be found on SEDAR (

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 36 drills with full branch operations in Canada, Mexico, Mongolia and Russia.

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There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate as actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. Readers, therefore, should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Further, a forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any such statement or to reflect new information or the occurrence of future events or circumstances.

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For further information:

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

Renmark Financial Communications Inc.
John Bodiman:
Peter Mahzari:
Tel.: (514) 939-3989 or (416) 644-2020

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