Getty announces restructured board of directors



    Trading Symbol TSX:V GTC

    VANCOUVER, Aug. 22 /CNW/ - The company is pleased to announce that it has
restructured its board of directors team.
    Mr. Robert Peterson has joined Getty Copper Incorporated as a Director.
Mr. Peterson is an experienced mining professional whose experience includes
almost twenty years with Kennecott Copper culminating as Utah Copper Division
Smelting and Refining Manager, Utah Refinery Manager, and Tintic Division
General Manager. A major achievement with Kennecott was successful start-up of
a totally modernized 250,000 ton per year copper smelter in 1979-1980. He also
spent twenty years with Sunshine Mining and Refining as General Manager of The
Kellogg, Idaho operation, Vice President of Operations and Senior Vice
President of the corporation.
    Mr. Peterson replaces Dr. Jean Jacques Treyvaud who had requested the
board to find a replacement to allow him to dedicate the necessary time to his
personal business interests.

    Certain statements in this document constitute "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known
and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual
results, performance or achievements of the Company, or industry results, to
be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements
expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.

    ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    "Signed"
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    Dr. Corby G. Anderson, President and COO





For further information:

For further information: Dr. Corby G. Anderson, GETTY COPPER INC., 1000
Austin Avenue, Coquitlam, BC, V3K 3P1, Phone: (604) 649-0331, Fax: (604)
931-2814


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