General Metals Corporation Appoints New Director

Jan 30, 2006, 00:00 ET from General Metals Corporation

    JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Metals
 Corporation ("GNLM" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board:   GNLM) announced
 that it has appointed David J. Salari P.Eng. to its board of directors. The
 Company has just acquired General Gold Corporation
 ( as it's entry into the metals exploration and
 mining sector. Plans for additional acquisitions are underway. North and South
 America, Africa and China are areas of interest for both joint venture and
 acquisition opportunities that are currently under evaluation. Mr. Salari adds
 a critical component to the management development team.
     Mr. Salari has served as a Director of General Gold Corporation since
 November 17, 2004 and is a Professional Engineer with a metallurgical and
 process engineering background. Over the past 20 years, Salari has been
 involved in the design, supply, and commissioning of mining and mineral
 processing systems throughout the world for gold and silver, base metals, and
 industrial minerals. Recently, he was involved as Process Manager for the
 construction and start-up of a 4000 TPD cyanide heap leach operation at
 GoldSpring's Plum Mine in the Comstock region of Nevada. His duties included
 heap leach pad construction, recovery plant design/build, day to day process
 operations and dealing with The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection in
 permit related issues.
     In 2004, Salari founded and became President of D.E.N.M. Engineering, a
 company engaged in the engineering, design and installation of mineral
 processing equipment and systems. Most recently, Salari, through D.E.N.M., was
 hired by Barrick Gold to commission the largest Merrill Crowe gold and silver
 processing facility in the world, located in Argentina.
     From 1986 to 2004 Mr. Salari was the Vice President of MPE International
 Inc. where he managed the engineering and design of metallurgical processing
 equipment for precious, base, and industrial minerals. From 1980 to 1986
 Mr. Salari worked with Placer Development Ltd. in various metallurgist and
 engineering capacities. Mr. Salari is a graduate of the University of Toronto
 (1980) with a BASC degree in Metallurgical Engineering.
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SOURCE General Metals Corporation