|February 18, 2005|
MINCO APPOINTS NEW CFO IN CHINA
|Minco Mining & Metals Corporation ("MINCO") (TSX: "MMM") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ellen Wei as Chief Financial Officer of it's wholly owned Chinese Subsidiary, Minco Mining (China) Corporation. Ms. Wei is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the United States and China. She was the formal Controller of Dragon Pharmaceuticals Inc. Ms. Wei will be responsible for overseeing the financial aspects of all the company's activities in China.|
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