September 10, 2010 Vancouver, Canada -- El Niño
Ventures Inc. ("ELN" and the "Company") (TSX.V: ELN; Frankfurt: E7Q) is
pleased to announce that it has expanded its management team in the Democratic
Republic of the Congo (DRC) to further advance it's Kasala Copper Project in the
Mr. Luciano Bellet has been appointed as Vice President Business Development.
Mr. Bellet is a mining engineer and has resided in the DRC for over 25 years and
in South Africa for six years. His extensive experience in Corporate Management
and Business Development within Africa confirms ELN's ongoing committment to the
DRC, more specificaly our interests in the Kasala Project. In addition, Mr.
Bellet has held senior positions with various companies in Africa, such as;
Anglovaal Limited, Billiton Plc, AVMIN Ltd., Chambishi Metals Plc, and Kasonta
About El Niño Ventures Inc.
El Niño Ventures Inc. is a mineral exploration company, focused on
copper/cobalt exploration in the DRC. The Company holds a 50% interest in an
extensive base metal project located within the Bathurst mining camp in Ontario,
Canada. El Niño finalized its option agreement in April 2010 with Votorantim
Metals Canada Inc. and Xstrata Zinc whereby Votorantim may earn a 50% interest
in El Niño's landholdings by expending $10 million over 5 years and may further
increase its interest in El Niño's and Xstrata Zinc's landholdings to 70% by
expending an additional $10 million over a further two years.
On Behalf of the
Board of Directors,
Harry Barr, Chairman and CEO
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