ICS Copper Systems Ltd

Mokambo Project Sulphide Drill Program has Commenced

    Abbotsford, Canada (ots/PRNewswire) - Sulphide Drill Program


    The company is pleased to announce that the first hole testing sulphide mineralization at Mokambo Copper Property in Zambia's Copper Belt  has been completed in the area of the sulphide historic estimate. A NI 43- 101 Technical Report on the Mokambo Property, prepared in part by David  Makepeace, M.Eng., P.Eng., a director of the Company and its acting Chief  Operating Officer, who is a qualified person as defined by NI 43-101,  states that the work by prior operators had generated a Sulphide Historical  Indicated Estimate of 12 million tonnes grading 1.72 % total copper and a Sulphide Historical Inferred Estimate of 12 millions tonnes grading 1.47 %  total copper (Geomin, 1976). No cobalt assaying was recorded in the  historical drill logs the Company has acquired and hence were not part of  the generated historic estimate. The Company advises that a qualified  person has not done sufficient work to classify the historical 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)).

    Oxide Drill Program


    The Company's shallow (120 meter) drill program, testing the near  surface, oxidized portion of the Mokambo mineralization is nearing  completion. The Company plans to compile all the drill and geological data  in order to produce a NI 43-101 Technical Report on this portion of the  program.

    This news release includes a map identifying the shallow holes that  have been drilled over the property which is overlaid by contours  illustrating total copper mineralization identified by assays to-date.  While it is not yet possible to determine the total potential of the  shallow mineralization, it can be noted however that a thicker than  expected "transition zone" has been located below the oxide zone. To view  map please access following link: http://www.icscopper.com/_resources/ODDP_Map.pdf

    The transition zone is composed of chalcocite and bornite with malachite on fractures and a minor amount of chalcopyrite. ICS plans to  determine if a continuous vat leach process can be used to process the  oxide mineralization. The Company will also run a series of preliminary  metallurgical tests on the transition zone material that has been  intersected by the drilling to determine its leach characteristics. If the  results indicate good recovery of the chalcocite and bornite, the  transition zone might be added to the evaluation of the oxide material.

    Graham Chisholm, President and CEO comments "We hope to be able to  move the historic sulphide inferred "estimate" on the Mokambo Property into  a NI 43-101 compliant resource category as well as report further on the  oxide cap within the near future."

    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.


    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.

    Web Page: http://www.icscopper.com/

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For further information: Graham Chisholm, graham@icscopper.com,
+1-604-859-3007, Cell: +1-604-302-0746; For Investor Relations: Brett
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