News Release

Trevali Acquires Former Santander Zinc-Lead-Silver-Copper Mine, Peru

December 20, 2007

Includes extensive existing plant infrastructure and hydroelectric power station

Recent sampling returns values up to 39.8% Zinc, 8.98% Lead, 324 g/t Silver and 1.6% Copper

Vancouver, British Columbia - Trevali Resources Corp. (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has acquired the former Santander Zinc Lead Silver Copper Mine, Lima Department, Peru. Existing infrastructure is comprised of a circa 1,000 person camp and associated support facilities, the concentrate plant including various crushers, mills and cell houses to produce zinc, lead-silver and copper concentrates and the operating Tingo hydroelectric power-station located some 17 kilometres from the mine site.