December 13, 2010

MetalCorp Announces the Hiring of New Manager of Exploration

Jim Garber, P.Geo., joins the MetalCorp team.

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, CANADA (December 13, 2010) - MetalCorp Limited ("MetalCorp" or the "Company") (TSXV -- MTC) is pleased to announce that Richard James (Jim) Garber, P.Geo., has joined the Company as Manager of Exploration.

Jim is a senior geologist, with nearly 40 years of experience in exploration geology, much of it in Ontario. He previously worked with Noranda and Battle Mountain Gold as part of their Timmins exploration groups, and most recently worked for the better part of ten years as the Exploration Manager for Landore Resources Ltd.

"We are very pleased to have Jim join us as a senior member of our team. To have such an experienced person to add to the group, and assist us in our endeavours is a very positive development." Says Chris Dougherty, President of MetalCorp. Jim will report to and work with Charles Greig, M.Sc., P.Geo., Vice-President-Exploration.

MetalCorp is a mineral exploration company based in Thunder Bay, Ontario, with gold and base metal projects in the Canadian Shield of Northern Ontario, Canada, one of the most prolific mineral districts in the world. To find out more about MetalCorp visit its website at www.metalcorp.ca.

For further information, please contact:
Chris Dougherty, P.Eng., President
Phone: (807) 683-1731
info(at)metalcorp(dot)ca

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