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General Metals Corporation

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

General Metals Corporation is pleased to announce that Drift Exploration and Drilling, the Company’s drilling contractor, has made a rig and crew available for our Phase 1 drilling program and will mobilize to the Independence Mine over the upcoming weekend.
Sam Nunnamaker, P. Geo in charge of Phase 1 exploration drilling, said: “We are fortunate to have obtained this rig and crew, who are among the best that I have worked with. We are now able to get started on our Phase 1 program on The Independence Mine which is designed to develop a reportable resource/reserve under SEC Industry Guide 7. During the past few weeks we acquired additional claims and we have used this time to add additional drill targets to our program which could add additional mineralized material to our proposed future mining and processing operations.”
Company President and CEO Steve Parent said, “Sam has been involved in drilling operations involving more than $12,000,000 over the past few years and we are fortunate to have his experience guiding our exploration efforts. With all required drilling permits and reclamation bonds in place for Phase 1, drilling will now get underway. Drilling results should enable our ability to generate a detailed mine model to better guide our proposed cyanide heap leach operation which will be designed to mine, crush and process some 5-6 million tons which could contain 235,000 ounces of gold and 2.5 million ounces of silver. With gold at new record high prices, our potential economics are enhanced which could result in more ounces to recover than currently estimated.”
Dan Forbush, Company CFO, says: “With proven and probable resource/reserve guidance, the industry will be able to accurately forecast how long our proposed heap leach operation will produce cash flow. These factors together become strong foundation blocks upon which to build a mining company. We built Glamis on 25,000 ounces annual production to a much larger mining company and it is our objective to do the same here at General.”
Drilling results will be published as available over the next several weeks and these results will be used to generate a comprehensive report under SEC Industry Guide 7 over the next few months at the conclusion of Phase 1.

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