Trigon Adds Buchholz as Senior Mining Engineer

    KELOWNA, BC, March 15 /CNW/ - Trigon Uranium Corp. ("Trigon" or the
"Company") (TSX-V:TEL) today announced that Thomas F. Buchholz of Denver has
joined Trigon as Senior Mining Engineer. Mr. Buchholz is a mining industry
professional who brings over 25 years of experience as a hands-on mining
engineer, primarily in uranium. His experience includes development,
permitting, administration, and reclamation of uranium mines. His career has
focused in the uranium states of the U.S. South West where Trigon is currently
focusing its portfolio of properties. Mr. Buchholz worked for Cotter
Corporation from 1982 to 2002. During this period he rose from front line
supervisor to General Mine Manager of the Schwartzwalder uranium mine in
Colorado. The Schwartzwalder mine was developed as a multi-level, hard rock
underground mine. Total production was 17 million pounds of U(3)O8. Mr.
Buchholz is a graduate of the Colorado School of mines.
    Mr. Sidney Himmel, President and CEO of Trigon stated: "We are very
pleased to have a uranium professional with Tom Buchholz's depth of operating
experience join our team. Mr. Buchholz is experienced in both mining
operations and reclamation. He will oversee our due diligence in respect of
mine acquisitions and will assist in the acquisition of uranium development
properties and in the formation of joint ventures. He will be the team leader
of the due diligence currently being performed on the Utah White Canyon mines,
currently subject to a Letter of Intent. These include the Blue Lizard and
White Canyon No. 1 mines. Mr. Buchholz will also open a Denver, Colorado
office, for Trigon. We anticipate this office opening in the short-term."

    About Trigon Uranium Corp.

    Trigon Uranium Corp. is a uranium exploration and development company
focused on the known deposits of the south-western United States, a region
that has produced over one billion pounds of uranium. Trigon has a
highly-qualified team of uranium exploration experts to direct its efforts at
its Marysvale, Henry Mountains and Wray Mesa projects of southern Utah, and
elsewhere in North America. Trigon also operates a portfolio of high potential
diamond exploration properties within a wholly-owned subsidiary, Trigon
Diamond Corporation Ltd. Trigon has 52,212,956 shares outstanding and its
stock trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "TEL".
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    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This release
includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements".
All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts,
that address future developments that the company expects to occur, are
forward-looking statements. Although the company believes the expectations
expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable
assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and
actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the
forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those in forward looking statements include market prices,
exploitation and exploration successes, and continued availability of capital
and financing and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors
are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future
performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from
those projected in the forward-looking statements. The Company does not assume
any obligation to update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as
a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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For further information:

For further information: Sidney Himmel, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Trigon Uranium Corp., Tel: (250) 317-3624, Email:
sidney.himmel@trigonuraniumcorp.coml; Jeanny So, Broker Relations Specialist,
CHF Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 868-1079 x225, Email:

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