GWR Announces Resumption of Exploration Activities on Lac La Hache

    As previously released on February 7, 2008

    ARMSTRONG, BC, Feb. 11 /CNW/ - GWR Resources Inc. ("GWR" or the
"Company") (TSX Venture: GWQ) is very pleased to announce it has resumed its
exploration activities on the Lac La Hache project area, and has initiated its
2008 drilling program. The exploration status and the 2008 drilling program
are summarized below.

    Summary of Exploration Activities Since October 1, 2007 and Status of
    2008 Drilling Program
    The first quarter of the Company's year saw a considerable advance in the
understanding of the distribution of copper-gold mineralization within its Lac
La Hache project area. New geological mapping has begun to refine, and
redefine, our understanding of the geology of the project area, enabling a
much more positive direction to exploration of the area. Recent logging of
parts of the project area has also uncovered new bedrock exposures that were
not available to previous workers and which has aided considerably in an
interpretation of the geology and distribution of copper-gold mineralization.
    After a "summer of discontent", not unique to the Company but experienced
by many junior explorers in British Columbia in 2007, assay results were
finally received from most drill holes of the Company's Aurizon zone drilling
program, enabling an interpretation of the probable distribution of
mineralization. This interpretation suggests the presence of an 80-100m thick
copper-gold zone trending slightly west of north and cut and offset by several
northeasterly-trending faults. This zone, which appears to plunge to the north
and dip moderately to the east, has been traced over several hundreds of
metres by widely-spaced drill holes. Since the zone has not been closed off in
any direction, beginning on January 25, 2008 drilling commenced to define the
limits of this zone. Currently two holes have been completed with a third
underway. In addition a second drill will be mobilized and infill drilling of
the Aurizon zone will commence in mid February in order that a copper-gold
resource estimate may be made.
    Probably the most exciting event of the quarter was the discovery of a
new zone of copper-gold mineralization located about two kilometres to the
west of the Aurizon zone. The presence of this new zone, known as Peach 1, was
suggested by assay results of a 65 metre-long trench excavated in the fall of
2007 and which returned about 0.2% copper over the length of the trench. As
disclosed in GWR's news release dated November 23, 2007, the first drill hole
completed on Peach 1 zone intersected 0.50% copper and 0.42 g/t gold over
86 metres and which included 42 metres of 0.83% copper and 0.71 g/t gold. Two
subsequent drill holes that intersected this zone also displayed significant
copper mineralization but assay results of the core from these holes have not
yet been received. The Peach 1 zone of mineralization appears to trend
slightly north of east, i.e. about 900 to the trend of the Aurizon, but
further drilling is required before its trend can be confirmed. The Company
has filed a permit application for a substantial drill program in the Peach 1
area to begin in mid-February to early March, 2008.
    The project area now has several new exploration targets that were
outlined in the first quarter period and which had not previously been
recognized. This is, in general, the result of a recent airborne geophysical
survey that defined detailed radiometric and magnetic signatures of alkalic
porphyry copper-gold systems and also the result of the recognition of the
structural controls and orientation of the mineralized belt that extends
through the Lac La Hache property. Within this structurally-controlled belt
several, previously considered "discrete zones" of copper-gold mineralization
such as Ann North, NK, Harvey and Murphy may, in fact be co-joined so that Ann
North may be represent a northern extension of the Aurizon zone while the
Murphy (or Miracle) zone may be a fault-displaced segment of the southern part
of the Aurizon zone. Similarly, following the recognition of a, more or less,
easterly trend to the Peach zone, it is possible that this zone is a westerly
extension of the Harvey and NK zones. These possibilities will be tested in
    The Company believes it has been successful in the first quarter in
outlining the distribution of copper-gold mineralization in the Aurizon zone
and in discovering high grade copper in the Peach 1 zone, and it is confident
that it will build on these successes in 2008.

    David G. Bailey, Ph.D., P.Geo. is the Qualified Person as defined by
National Instrument 43-101 who has reviewed, and accepts responsibility for
the technical aspects of, this news release.

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

For further information:

For further information: Responsible Officer: Irvin Eisler, President,
Company Telephone Number: (250) 546-8048

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