Brisbane, Australia — MININGREVIEW.COM — 09 December 2008 – International precious metals production, development and exploration company Intrepid Mines Limited – listed in Canada and Australia – has appointed Mr Alan Roberts to the company’s board of directors.

Over a period of 33 years, Roberts has held various positions with the Rio Tinto Group in Australia, South America, the UK, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, serving as managing director of Lihir Gold during this period. He was also managing director of Indophil Resources NL.

Currently Roberts is chairman of the board of OK Tedi Mining Limited in Papua New Guinea, and a member of the investment committee of the Taurus Investment Fund.