|February 16, 2005|
MINCO APPOINTS NEW OFFICERS
|Minco Mining & Metals Corporation ("MINCO") (TSX: "MMM") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Simon Anderson as Chief Financial Officer and Ms. Karyn Bachert as Corporate Secretary of Minco Mining & Metals Corporation and Minco Silver Corporation.|
Mr. Simon Anderson is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator in British Columbia. He is the Vice President of MCSI Consulting Group, a Vancouver based consulting company which provides regulatory compliance, valuation and financial operations advice to a variety of private and public companies. Prior to his engagement with MCSI, Mr. Anderson was a partner in a major accounting firm and practiced primarily in areas involving business and securities valuations, mergers and acquisitions, financial consulting and litigation support.
Ms. Karyn Bachert has extensive experience relating to the management of public companies trading both in Canada and the United States. She will be responsible for Minco's corporate and regulatory compliance activities and dealings with Canadian and U.S. securities regulatory bodies.
For further information, please contact William Meyer, P.Eng. Chairman of the Board at Minco at
1-888-288-8288 or (604) 688-8002
The Toronto Stock Exchange does not accept responsibility for the accuracy of this news release. Certain terms or statements made that are not historical facts, such as anticipated advancement of mineral properties or programs, productions, sales of assets, exploration plans or results, costs, prices, performance are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected, anticipated, expected or implied. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to; metals price volatility, volatility of metals production, project development risks and ability to raise financing. Refer to the Company's Form 20-F and Form 6-K reports for a more detailed discussion of factors that may impact future results. The Company undertakes no obligation and has no intention of updating forward-looking statements.