Hinterland to drill Olé Copper-Zinc Property in Quebec

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    VAL d'OR, QC, March 1 /CNW/ - Hinterland Metals Inc. (TSXV: HMI)
("Hinterland") is pleased to announce that it has awarded Forages Mercier Inc.
of Val d'Or, Quebec the contract to drill at the Olé Volcanic Massive
Sulphide-type ("VMS") Copper-Zinc Property located north of Amos, Quebec. The
goal of the program will be to evaluate the economic and metallogenic
significance of a strongly magnetic and strongly conductive feature identified
by recent geophysical surveys in the central portion of the grid measuring
approximately 300m by 300m. The geophysical interpretation of this feature is
a thick, sub-horizontal, tabular lens of massive sulphides. This
interpretation agrees with observations made in surface trenches where
flat-lying, well-banded sulphides are found within intermediate volcanic rocks
that show alteration typical of VMS deposits. Initially, Hinterland intends to
drill 600m in five sub-vertical holes.
    Elsewhere in Quebec assay results are pending on eight holes recently
drilled at the Plateau PGE Project located 35km southeast of Matagami Quebec
in order to follow-up Hinterland's unprecedented discovery of reef-type
platinum and palladium ("PGE") mineralization announced on November 21, 2006
where 1.9g/t combined PGE over 3.0m was intersected in drill hole EB06-05. An
induced polarization survey has recently started on the property as well.
    Investors are invited to visit the Hinterland IR Hub at
www.agoracom.com/IR/Hinterland where they can post questions and receive
answers or review questions and answers already posted by other investors.
Alternatively, investors are able to e-mail all questions and correspondence
to HMI@agoracom.com where they can also request addition to the investor
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Mark Fekete, P.Geo is the designated "qualified person" as defined in Section
1.2 in and for the purposes of National Instrument 43-101 responsible for the
preparation of this release.

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
or accuracy of this release. This release contains forward-looking statements
reflecting the Company's objectives, estimates and expectations for its
projects. These statements are identified by the use of verbs such as
"estimate", "believe", "anticipate", "intend", "expect", "plan", "may",
"should", "will", and the negative thereof or other variations thereon or
comparable terminology. By their very nature, these types of statements
involve risk and uncertainty. Consequently, results could differ materially
from the Company's projections or expectations.

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For further information: Mark Fekete, President at Toll Free
1-877-874-8182, E-mail: info@hinterlandmetals.com, Website:

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