ICS Copper Systems Ltd

Mokambo Project Sulphide Drill Confirmation Program - 70% Complete

    Abbotsford, Canada (ots/PRNewswire) - ICS Copper Systems Ltd. (ICX:TSX.V) is pleased to announce that 70% of  the confirmation drilling of the historical Mokambo sulphide copper deposit  has been completed towards its objective of preparing a NI 43-101 Resource Report.

    Sulphide Confirmation Drill Program

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    The Company is in the process of drilling five diamond drill holes  that twin historical diamond drill holes. Two of the five holes have been  completed. Assay results from the initial hole M-08-S-01 have confirmed the  mineralization assayed from Drill Hole 3 (DH3), which was completed in 1930 . The results are as follows:

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        Hole No.                         From            To          True Width      Total Copper
                                              (m)              (m)         Interval (m)         (%)
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
        M-08-S-01                      69.10          84.43          11.74                0.822
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      74.10          74.75            0.50                1.760
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      75.75          76.95            0.92                1.220
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      78.65          80.50            1.04                1.484
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      81.99          82.91            0.70                1.300
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                                            85.65          92.90            5.55                0.353
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
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    Although the assays are lower in the new hole than the historic hole,  the mineralization is spread over a larger interval of the hole. The drill  is currently on the third twinned hole which should be finished within a  week, leaving 2 holes remaining to be drilled.

    Re-sampling and Re-assaying of Historic Sulphide Drill Holes Program

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    Four of the historical sulphide diamond drill holes that are presently  being drilled as twin holes, have been re-sampled at Kalulushi, using the  same historical sampling intervals for comparison purposes. DH3 was not  stored at the Chamber of Mines facility.

    Samples were sent to Alfred Knight Laboratories in Kitwe for analysis  of total copper and acid soluble copper for comparison with the original  assay results. The Company has received those assays and is pleased to  report that they have successfully corroborated not only the exact  historical assay results themselves but the anomalous intervals as well.  The results are as follows:

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        Hole No.                         From            To          True Width    Total Copper
                                              (m)              (m)         Interval (m)         (%)
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
        KN-20                            166.6         177.2              8.12                0.98
                        including      173.1         174.2              0.84                3.57
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                                            203.6         228.3            18.92                1.82
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      204.8         210.9              4.67                2.84
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      214.9         223.4              6.51                2.67
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                                            241.3         243.2              1.38                1.69
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
        KN-21                            255.7         317.3            47.19                0.93
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      256.3         256.4              0.08              44.90
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      257.9         272.2            10.95                0.98
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      289.9         302.4              9.58                2.05
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      313.3         314.6              1.00                1.76
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
        KN-22                            323.1         379.2            42.97                0.84
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      328.3         336.2              6.05                1.99
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      346.3         354.0              5.90                1.53
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      373.1         374.6              1.15                1.20
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
        KN-33                            325.7         391.7            52.09                0.45
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      325.7         327.1              1.07                1.86
                        --------------------------------------------------------------
                        including      346.7         347.7              0.77                1.24
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
        The following table illustrates the close correlation between the
        re-sampled assays and the historical assays for each hole.
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
        Hole No.        Average        Maximum        Minimum        Standard         Median(%)
                                (%)         Value (%)    Value (%)    Deviation
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
        KN-20                0.12            0.94          -0.35          0.2913              0.05
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
        KN-21                0.09            3.80          -0.52          0.7508            -0.01
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
        KN-22              -0.02            0.25          -0.69          0.2004              0.00
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
        KN-33              -0.09            0.09          -0.99          0.2058            -0.05
        ------------------------------------------------------------------------
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    The assay statistics for these holes illustrate that the original  assays were done professionally and accurately. It also reflects that the  subsequent historical estimate grade is an accurate reflection of the  mineral potential of the Mokambo property.

    The Company advises that an independent, qualified person is not presently classifying the historical sulphide copper estimates as current  mineral resources and ICS is not treating the historical estimates as  current mineral resources, and that the historical estimates should not be  relied upon (NI 43-101, Sec 1, 4.2 (2b)).

    However, the Company will shortly generate an updated 43-101 technical  report which will verify historical data and move the historic sulphide  estimate into current NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource categories and  will announce new current NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource categories  of the oxide copper and cobalt, based on the work that has been undertaken  by the Company, thus far.

    Oxide Drill Program

    -------------------

    The Company's shallow (120 meter) drill program, testing the near  surface, oxidized copper mineralization of the Mokambo property has 9 more  holes to be completed but is on hold until the deeper sulphide twinning  drill program is completed. Meanwhile, the assays from the oxide drilling  are continuing to be received. Transition zone material is being shipped to  Johannesburg for metallurgical testing which will include bottle roll tests  and small diameter column test. If the results indicate good recovery of the transition zone mineralization, this material could be added to the oxide mineralization to increase the near surface mineral potential of the Mokambo property.

    President and CEO of ICS Graham Chisholm comments: "These assay results are exactly what we have been waiting for and successfully corroborate the historical assay results mentioned".

    David Makepeace, P.Eng. M.Eng, a director of the Company and its acting Chief Operating Officer, a qualified person as defined by National  Instrument 43-101, supervised the preparation of the technical information  in this news release.

    Stock Options Granted to Richard Molyneux, Director

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    Under the Company's 2006 Incentive Stock Option Plan, there are 2,696,387 Options available to purchase Common Share of the Company. The  Company has previously issued 2,050,000 Options to Directors and Officers.  On April 11, 2008, the Company issued 200,000 options to Richard Molyneux  at an exercise price of CAD$ 0.59 per share. These options will expire on  April 11, 2013. The Company has 446,387 shares remaining for issuance under  the plan.

    ICS COPPER SYSTEMS LTD.

    Signed "Graham Chisholm"

    Graham Chisholm, President & CEO

    This release includes certain statements that are "forward-looking  statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of  historical facts that address future exploration, development and  production activities, and other circumstances, events and developments  that the Company expects, are forward-looking statements. Although  management believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking  statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not  guarantees of future performance, and actual results, events and  developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking  statements. The occurrence of certain risk factors, the probability of  which is unknown, may also affect actual results, events and developments expected by the Company.

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

    For further information: Graham Chisholm, graham@icscopper.com, Office:  +1-(604)-859-3007, Cell: +1-(604)-302-0746; For Investor Relations: Brett  Whitelaw, brett_whitelaw@telus.net, Tel: +1-(604)-662-8633, Web Page:  http://www.icscopper.com/

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Contact:
For further information: Graham Chisholm, graham@icscopper.com,
Office: +1-(604)-859-3007, Cell: +1-(604)-302-0746; For Investor
Relations: Brett Whitelaw, brett_whitelaw@telus.net, Tel:
+1-(604)-662-8633, Web Page: http://www.icscopper.com/



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