Blaine, WA: Tamerlane Ventures Inc. (TAM: TSX-V) announced today that it has been issued a Type A Land Use Permit by the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board (MVLWB) in accordance with the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act. 

The MVLWB approved the Land Use Permit for a period of five years commencing July 29, 2008 and expiring July 28, 2013.

With the receipt of this permit, Tamerlane may now begin construction at the Company’s Pine Point lead-zinc project, located in the Northwest Territories, Canada.

Initial construction activities will include grading and leveling, drilling and installing freeze holes, installation of a freeze plant, shaft sinking and related shaft infrastructure, surface structures and buildings, and various other activities.

Ross Burns, President & CEO, said: “We are extremely pleased to have been granted our land use permit in such a timely manner.  Tamerlane will continue working closely with the MVLWB and other regulatory agencies to obtain its water license and complete the permitting process.”

“Ross F. Burns”

President & CEO

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Brent Jones, Manager of Investor Relations
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