September 8, 2008
Alturas Minerals Hires Global Vista S.A. For Investor Relations Services
Alturas Minerals Corporation ("Alturas") (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: ALT) announces that it has entered into an agreement (the "Agreement") whereby Global Vista S.A. ("Global Vista") will provide investor relations services to the Company. The Agreement is effective September 1, 2008, has a term of four months and is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Global Vista S.A.Global Vista is a private consulting firm based in Lima, Peru that specializes in investor relations services for junior exploration and mining companies in the Canadian, U.S. and Peruvian markets. Thomas Findley, President of Global Vista, is a past CFO of Southern Peru Copper Corp. (NYSE, BVL) and former CFO of Peru Copper Inc. (AMEX, TSX, BVL).
Services to be Provided
Pursuant to the Agreement, Global Vista will provide investor relations services to Alturas including but not limited to assisting the Company with its investor relations strategy; preparing and distributing investor materials; website design, construction and maintenance; investor telecommunications; and investor presentations. Investor materials, a website and investor telecommunications provided by Global Vista to the Company will be in English and in Spanish.
The Agreement provides that the Company, through its wholly owned Peruvian subsidiary, will pay Global Vista a monthly fee of US$5,000 plus applicable taxes. The total cost of the Agreement to Alturas during the twelve month term will be US$60,000 plus Peruvian sales tax of 19% plus approved expenses.
About Alturas Minerals Corporation
Alturas is a Canadian corporation, and is the parent of Alturas Minerals S.A. ("Alturas Peru"). Alturas Peru has been actively exploring various mineral projects in Peru since January 2004. The principal assets of Alturas are four mineral exploration projects located in southern Peru, being the Huilacollo Gold Project, the Banos del Indio Gold Project, the Utupara Copper-Gold Project and the Huajoto Gold-Silver-Zinc Project. In addition, Alturas Peru has interests in eight other exploration projects in Peru. Alturas' exploration strategy is focused on the discovery of large epithermal gold mineralized deposits and copper-gold porphyry/skarn deposits. For further information, please visit the Company's website at www.alturasminerals.com.
Cautionary Language and Forward Looking Statements
This press release may contain "forward-looking statements", which are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Investors are cautioned that such statements are not guarantees of future performance and results. Risks and uncertainties about the Company's business are more fully discussed in the Company's disclosure documents filed from time to time with the Canadian securities authorities.
The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Contacts: Alturas Minerals Corporation Thomas Findley 1-877-471-1376 (North America Toll Free) +51-1-628-5123 (Peru) Email: [email protected] Website: www.alturasminerals.com
SOURCE: Alturas Minerals Corp.