Vancouver, BC, March 12, 2008 - Dynasty Metals & Mining Inc. (TSX: DMM, the “Company”) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mauricio Dávalos Guevara of Quito, Ecuador to the board of directors of the Company.
Mr. Dávalos is a graduate of Northwestern and Vanderbilt Universities in the United States, where he obtained bachelor and masters degrees, respectively, in the field of economics. He is a former minister, having held various positions with the Ecuadorian government since 1979, including the Minister of Economic Policy and Production under the current government and the Minister of Natural Resources and Energy and the Minister of Agriculture under previous governments. Mr. Dávalos was also an elected member of the National Constitutional Assembly of Ecuador as well as the Governor of the Central Bank of Ecuador.
He is presently a member of Ecuador’s Foreign Relations Advisory Board and is the president of the Ecuadorian Pacific Economic Cooperation Council. In addition, he holds various board positions with private enterprises operating in Ecuador.
Company President and CEO, Robert Washer, commented: “We are delighted to have Mauricio join the board. He will be of valuable assistance to the Company due to his extensive business and government experience.”
Mr. Dávalos will receive incentive stock options to purchase 100,000 common shares of the Company for a period of five years at an exercise price of $7.50.
About Dynasty Metals & Mining
Dynasty Metals & Mining Inc. is a Canadian based mining company involved in the exploration and development of mineral properties in Ecuador.
The Company has two advanced-stage projects, Zaruma, which is nearing production, and Jerusalem, as well as a highly prospective exploration project, the Dynasty Copper-Gold Belt, which includes the Dynasty Goldfield, the Copper Duke Project and the Marianna Joint Venture among other prospects.
Dynasty Metals & Mining Inc.
Robert Washer, President and CEO
For further information please visit the Company’s website at www.dynastymining.com, or please contact
|Dynasty Metals & Mining Inc.|
Tel: (604) 687-0888
|Brisco Capital Partners Corp.|
Tel: (403) 262-9888
This news release includes “forward-looking information”, as such term is defined in applicable securities laws. The forward-looking information includes, without limitation, the estimation of mineral resources, the realization of mineral resources estimates, the success of exploration activities and other similar statements concerning anticipated future events, conditions or results that are not historical facts. These statements reflect management’s current estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations; they are not guarantees of future performance. The Company cautions that all forward-looking information is inherently uncertain and that actual performance may be affected by a number of material factors, many of which are beyond the Company’s control. Such factors include, among others, risks and uncertainties relating to exploration and development; the ability of the Company to obtain additional financing; the Company’s limited operating history; the need to comply with environmental and governmental regulations; political and economic instability and general civil unrest in Ecuador; potential defects in title to the Company’s properties; fluctuations in currency exchange rates; fluctuating prices of commodities; operating hazards and risks; competition; and other risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company’s Annual Information Form dated February 19, 2007 filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators and available at www.sedar.com. Accordingly, actual future events, conditions and results may differ materially from the estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. All statements are made as of the date of this news release and the Company is under no obligation to update or alter any forward-looking information.