Copper Ace results



    VANCOUVER, Aug. 8 /CNW/ - Copper Ridge announces the results of 7 of the
13 diamond drill holes completed at its 100% owned Copper Ace Project, located
2 kilometers northwest of the producing Gibralter copper-molybdenum mine in
central British Columbia. The recently completed 3219 m program was designed
to test coincident IP chargeability and copper soil geochemical anomalies that
occur within favourable "Mine Series" intrusive rocks along strike from the
Gibraltar open pits.
    Analytical results have now been received for holes CA07-04 to CA07-09
and hole CA-07-11. All of the holes intersected the Mine Series tonalite and
all had varying degrees of quartz - sericite alteration and disseminated
sulphide mineralization, including trace to one percent copper mineralization
as chalcopyrite and occasionally bornite, with local occurrences of
molybdenite. Higher concentrations of copper mineralization generally
correlate with stronger foliation, sericite alteration and quartz veining. The
highest intersections include 5 m of 0.12% copper in CA07 - 09 and 0.9 m of
greater than 10,000 ppm copper in hole CA07 - 11 (assay results to determine
the actual percentage values are pending). Gold values were generally low,
with the exception of one intersection in hole CA07-09 which returned 6.3 g/t
Au over 0.5m.
    Significant intersections of anomalous zinc mineralization were also
encountered, including 30.5 m of 2,167 ppm zinc in Hole CA07 - 07 and 27.7 m
of 1,783 ppm Zn in Hole CA 07 - 11 (assay results are pending). In many
porphyry copper deposits, including Gibraltar, zinc mineralization occurs as a
halo around the main body of copper mineralization. The anomalous zinc results
can therefore be used to vector future drill holes towards a possible larger
body of copper mineralizations.

    The more significant intersections from the drilling are as follows:

    
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                 From              Width
      Hole        (m)     To (m)    (m)     Cu (%)   Mo (%) Au (g/t)   Zn (%)
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     CA07-05     131.0    140.0      9.0     0.05    0.041    0.008        -
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     CA07-07      32.0     44.2     12.2     0.05        -    0.016      .15
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     CA07-07     265.2    295.7     30.5        -        -        -     0.22
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     CA07-09      29.1     29.6      0.5     0.07        -    6.280     0.01
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     CA07-09      62.0     67.0      5.0     0.12        -        -     0.11
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     CA07-11     195.1    222.8     27.7     0.01        -        -     0.18
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    

    Complete results for the Copper Ace program will be released when they
have been received. Mr. Greg Dawson, VP Exploration for Copper Ridge is the
Qualified Person for the Copper Ace Project and is responsible for the
technical content of this news release. Drilling was carried out by Peak
Drilling of Courtney, BC. Assaying was conducted by Acme Analytical
Laboratories Ltd. of Vancouver.

    Copper Ridge's exploration philosophy focuses on maximizing the potential
for success in a high-risk business. With grass roots mineral exploration,
where the entry cost is low but the potential reward can be very high, success
will be contingent on exploration skill and on carefully managed risk. Our
management team brings tenacity, technical skill and experience, all crucial
ingredients for discovery. By exploring a broad array of projects, focusing on
the right commodities, in areas of high mineral potential and in
mining-friendly jurisdictions and by sharing the risks on some projects with
joint venture partners, Copper Ridge is exposing its shareholders to a greater
chance for discovery. Copper Ridge is well financed for the 2007 field program
on its Yukon and British Columbia properties.

    
    TSX Venture Exchange - KRX      Pink Sheets - CRXOF      Berlin - 502845
    

    This release was prepared by management of the Company who takes full
    responsibility for its contents. The TSX Venture Exchange has not
    reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy
    of this news release.





For further information:

For further information: Gerald G. Carlson, President & CEO, Copper
Ridge Explorations Inc., Suite 500 - 625 Howe Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6C
2T6, Phone: (604) 688-0833, 1-888-278-2288, Fax: (604) 688-0835,
info@copper-ridge.com

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