VANCOUVER, March 27 /CNW/ - El Nino Ventures Inc. ("El Nino") (TSX.V:
ELN; OTCBB: ELNOF; Frankfurt: E7Q) is pleased to announce the appointment of
Mr. Allan Lines as Exploration Manager for the company's exploration in the
Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mr. Lines has worked in the mineral exploration industry for the past 13
years, exploring for VMS base metals in eastern Canada, greenstone gold
exploration in West Africa and, for the past several years has been managing
exploration programs in the DRC Copperbelt for a TSX/ASX listed copper
producer and a NYSE listed major company.
Mr. Lines started working in the Democratic Republic of Congo in early
2005. Since then he designed and supervised geochemical sampling programs,
advised on project acquisitions, authored baseline environmental studies and
planned and managed RC and diamond drilling programs totaling well over 50,000
In addition to mineral exploration, Mr. Lines has several years
experience in the field of mine permitting, including managing Environmental
Impact Assessment Studies and public consultation programs.
Mr. Lines commented: "I am excited to be joining El Nino Ventures Inc. at
this time - the vast experience of the management team in doing business in
the DRC and the company's project portfolio puts the company in a great
position. I am eager to begin the 2008 drill campaign and maximize the value
of the exploration properties."
Mr. Jean Luc Roy, President of El Nino Ventures states: "I am very
pleased to have Mr. Allan Lines join our team in the DRC. We are very
fortunate to have on board a geologist with such valuable DRC Copperbelt
experience. With Allan's technical background and management's very
substantial experience in the DRC the company is in a prime position to
maximize the value of its highly prospective exploration permits in the DRC.
Allan will work closely with his local technical team and he anticipates the
start of our 2008 drill program for mid-April. "
About El Nino Ventures Inc.
El Nino Ventures is a junior exploration company, whose corporate
objective is to revisit former mining regions and apply the latest
technologies to advanced stage exploration targets. El Nino has acquired a 70%
interest in over 350 square kilometers in the world renowned copper belt in
the Democratic Republic of Congo. In addition to its copper project in the
DRC, the company is in the final stage of its exploration project in Bathurst,
New Brunswick with Xstrata Zinc. El Nino will also commence drilling on its
Irish exploration licenses in the month of April 2008.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Jean Luc Roy, President and CEO
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release
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