Anvil Mining Appoints Philippe Monier as Vice President Corporate and CFO

    Common shares outstanding 150.4 million

MONTREAL, Aug. 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Anvil Mining Limited (TSX, ASX: AVM), ("Anvil" or the "Company"), today announced the appointment of Mr. Philippe Monier as its Vice President Corporate and Chief Financial Officer, effective October 1, 2010. Philippe will succeed Lui Evangelista who has been Acting CFO since the retirement of Craig Munro earlier this year.

Philippe Monier has over 25 years of international finance experience, including a number of years in the mining and minerals sectors. Of particular relevance, Philippe's previous CFO positions include Bateman Engineering, Dynatec and BHPBilliton Base Metals. Prior to this, Philippe's experience includes nine years with Lehman Brothers Energy Group, finishing as Senior Vice President of the oil services franchise.

Philippe holds a Master of Business Administration from the London Business School and graduated in economics, finance and accounting from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce of Tours-Poitiers, France. Philippe will be based in Perth and will report directly to the President and CEO.

Bill Turner, President and CEO of Anvil, commented, "I am delighted to welcome Philippe to the Anvil team. Philippe brings with him significant corporate, M&A and banking experience in the natural resources sector and I look forward to working closely with him and continuing to build a strong future for the Company. I would like to thank Lui Evangelista for stepping into the role of CFO during this time of transition. Lui will continue in the position of Financial Controller."

Anvil Mining Limited is a copper producer whose shares are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (as common shares) and the Australian Securities Exchange (as CDIs) under the symbol AVM.

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SOURCE Anvil Mining Limited

For further information: For further information: Bill Turner, President and CEO, Tel: +61 (8) 9481 4700 (Perth Office); Robert La Vallière, Vice President Corporate Affairs, Tel: (Office) +1 (514) 448 6664, (Cell) +1 (514) 944 9036, (Montréal);

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