Carl Renzoni joins Copper Mountain Board

    TSX.V: CUM

    VANCOUVER, March 18 /CNW/ - Copper Mountain Mining Corporation ("CMMC" or
the "Company) announces that Carl L. Renzoni has agreed to join the Board of
Directors effective immediately, subject to the approval of the TSX Venture
    Mr. Renzoni is a retired investment banker who worked at BMO Nesbitt
Burns Inc. from June 1969 and more recently as a Managing Director up until
his retirement in November 2001. Mr. Renzoni brings over 30 years of
experience in the securities business specializing in the mining industry and
has extensive knowledge of all aspects of corporate finance including mergers
and acquisitions. Mr. Renzoni was a director of: Meridian Gold Inc until its
takeover by Yamana Gold Inc in October 2007 and was a Director of Peru Copper
until its takeover by the Aluminum Corporation of China for $840 million in
June 2007. Mr. Renzoni is a Director of Yamana Gold Inc since October 2007 and
a Director of International Molybdenum since May 2005. Mr. Renzoni received an
Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Queen's University in
Kingston, Ontario in 1963. Mr. Renzoni is a citizen and resident of Canada.
    Jim O'Rourke, President and CEO, stated, "We are extremely pleased to
have Mr. Renzoni join our Board which will greatly strengthen our financial
capabilities. With Mr. Renzoni's extensive knowledge of the Canadian and
international financial markets, this will be invaluable as the Company moves
forward with financing and reopening this past producer. Mr. O'Rourke stated
further that "Copper Mountain is forging ahead with its aggressive exploration
and development plans for the coming year and Mr. Renzoni is a welcome
addition to the team."

    About Copper Mountain Mining Corporation:

    CMMC is a new public BC resource company managed by an experienced team
of professionals with a solid track record of exploration and development
success. The Company owns 100% of the 18,000 acre Copper Mountain Project,
located 15 km south of the town of Princeton in southern British Columbia. The
developed infrastructure, substantial resource, and extensive historical data
base provides an exceptional project. Copper Mountain Mining Corporation has
the goal of developing the Copper Mountain Project as a major copper and
precious metal producer within the next three years. Completion of the
Feasibility Study is expected early in the second quarter, with a production
decision to follow shortly thereafter. The design criteria in the current
Feasibility Study is for a 35,000 ton/day operation which would produce
approximately 100 million pounds of copper, 38,000 ounces of gold and
800,000 ounces of silver annually at a life-of-mine operating cost of
US $1 per pound copper (net of gold and silver credits). Continued exploration
success would allow for subsequent project expansions as the project grows.
Copper Mountain Mining Corporation's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange
under the symbol CUM. Additional information is available on the Company's web
page at

    On behalf of the Board of

    "Rod Shier"

    Rod Shier
    Director and Chief Financial Officer

    Note: This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks
and uncertainties. These statements may differ materially from actual future
events or results. Readers are referred to the documents, filed by the Company
on SEDAR at, specifically the most recent reports which identify
important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those
contained in the forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no
obligation to review or confirm analysts' expectations or estimates or to
release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statement.

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For further information:

For further information: Don Graham, Director Investor Relations, (604)
682-2992 ext. 224, Email:, Website:; or B&D
Capital, (604) 685-6465

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