Tamerlane Announces Positive Metallurgical Test Results

    Dense Media Separation results on Pine Point drill core exceed Company's

    BLAINE, WA, Feb. 20 /CNW/ - Tamerlane Ventures Inc. (TAM: TSX-V)
announced today that it has received results from metallurgical testing
performed on drill core from the Company's 2007 drilling program. The test
results announced today further support the viability of Dense Media
Separation (DMS) as a method to upgrade the additional lower-grade open pit
deposits that were not of sufficient grade to support conventional mining
during the previous Cominco Pine Point operations.
    Highlighted in today's test results were combined drill core composites
from the O-556 and Z-155 deposits of Tamerlane's Pine Point property, located
in the Northwest Territories, Canada. The drill core composite had an initial
headgrade of 2.97% Pb and 4.71% Zn, which was upgraded 250% through DMS to
7.43% Pb and 11.82% Zn at metal recoveries above 98%, exceeding the Company's
expectations. Metallurgical testing also showed that there is no significant
difference in metal recovery or the effectiveness of DMS process overall
between crushing ore to -1/2 inches and -1/4 inches. This is significant
because it shows that in the updated feasibility study, the crushing process
will be to -1/2 inches, which is less intensive than the -1/4 inches process
that will be utilized in processing ore from the R-190 deposit (for more
information about the feasibility study and NI 43-101 report for the R-190
deposit please see August 24, 2007 press release).
    The results of the metallurgical testing announced today will be
incorporated into future feasibility studies on more than 16 additional
deposits currently in the historical resource category.
    Ross Burns, President & CEO, said: "We are very pleased with these
results for the lower grade ores known in the Pine Point district. DMS is a
key component of the Pine Point project, and the test results provide further
evidence of the viability of long-term mining operations, both with the
existing NI 43-101 compliant resources and the historical resources currently
owned by Tamerlane."

    "Ross F. Burns"

    President & CEO

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    Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Information

    This press release contains forward-looking information within the
meaning of applicable securities laws. We use words such as "may", "will",
"should", "anticipate", "plan", "expect", "believe", "estimate" and similar
terminology to identify forward-looking information. It is based on
assumptions, estimates, opinions and analysis made by management in light of
its experience, current conditions and its expectations of future developments
as well as other factors which it believes to be reasonable and relevant.
Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties
and other factors that may cause our actual results to differ materially from
those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements and accordingly,
readers should not place undue reliance on those statements. Risks and
uncertainties that may cause actual results to vary include but are not
limited to the speculative nature of mineral exploration and development,
including the uncertainty of reserve and resource estimates; operational and
technical difficulties; the availability to the Company of suitable financing
alternatives; fluctuations in zinc, lead and other resource prices; changes to
and compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including environmental
laws and obtaining requisite permits; political, economic and other risks
arising from our activities; fluctuations in foreign exchange rates; as well
as other risks and uncertainties which are more fully described in our annual
and quarterly Management's Discussion and Analysis and in other filings made
by us with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and available at

For further information:

For further information: Brent Jones, Manager of Investor Relations,
E-mail: bjones@tamerlaneventures.com, Phone: (360) 332-4653, Fax: (360)
332-4652, Website: www.tamerlaneventures.com

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