Discovery Metals Limited (ASX:DML) AIM RELEASE
1 September 2008
Boseto Copper Project Bankable Feasibility Study Progress Report
Ø  Appointment of Resource Consultant and Engineering Partner
Ø  Acceptance of Terms of Reference for EIA

Discovery Metals (ASX,BSE; DML: AIM; DME) has made key appointments
of groups who will assist in completing the Bankable Feasibility
Study (BFS) for the Boseto Copper Project (Project) and has received
the terms of reference for the completion of the Environmental Impact
Assessment for the Project.
The appointments of the Resource Consultant and Engineering Partner
follow a competitive tender process with submissions received from a
field of international companies.   The successful companies are:
Resource & Mining Consultant:
Internationally recognised Snowden Mining Industry Consultants
(Snowden) has been appointed to undertake Resource Modelling,
Geotechnical and Mining Engineering components for the Project.
Snowden is very familiar with the Boseto Copper Project, having
completed the initial resource modelling work and provided the
independent review of the Project's Pre Feasibility Study.
Engineering Partner:
GRD Minproc has been engaged to undertake the engineering package for
the BFS. GRD Minproc has extensive and relevant experience in the
design and construction of similar-sized copper plants, as well as
recent experience in copper feasibility studies.  They have relevant
development experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Both GRD Minproc and Snowden will support the BFS through staff based
in both Australia and Southern Africa.  The appointment of both firms
continues Discovery Metals approach to appointing high calibre groups
to augment the fast tracking of the development of the Boseto Copper
Project.
Environmental Impact Study Terms Of Reference:
The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Boseto Copper
Project commenced in the first half of 2008.  As part of the process,
Discovery Metals was required to formally agree a Terms of Reference
with the Botswana Department of Environmental affairs.  This step has
now been
completed.  The EIA is being progressed by a team of consultants from
Botswana and South Africa under the direction of SRK Consultants.
Discovery Metals' Managing Director, Brad Sampson said "I am
confident that the groups who will support us in completing the BFS
will deliver outcomes that are robust and optimised.  Our strategy of
partnering with highly experienced industry professionals should give
shareholders great confidence in the quality of the BFS outcomes.
Agreement on the Terms of Reference for the EIA is also a significant
step.  We are on track to complete the EIA at the end of 2008 - well
ahead of this becoming a critical path item in the completion of the
BFS."
"The BFS will be completed in mid 2009 and is a key step in Discovery
Metal's goal to produce and sell copper concentrate to the world
market from early 2011."
Mr Sampson added "At the same time, we are continuing infill drilling
of the existing deposits and anticipate further expansion of the
Boseto Copper Project resource base."

Background:
The Boseto Copper Project, located in north west Botswana  (Figure 1)
currently has a total mineral resource of 49.1Mt @1.2% Cu (Figure
2).  It is anticipated that further drilling being undertaken will
result in an increase in this resource base.
The Pre Feasibility Study for the Project was completed in July 2008
and demonstrated that the Project had an economically-viable base
case, with significant upside potential.  In July 2008, the Board of
Discovery Metals approved the commencement of the Bankable
Feasibility Study (BFS) for the Project, targeting first copper
concentrate production in early 2011. A 2Mtpa operation is currently
envisaged to produce 23,500 tonnes of copper and 780,000 oz of silver
annually.
The BFS, scheduled for completion mid 2009, will include:
§  mineral resource and reserve evaluation (in compliance with the
guidelines of the JORC code) on three of the Boseto Copper Project's
resources prospects - Zeta, Plutus and Petra;
§  mine design , pit optimisation and production scheduling;
§  process plant design and associated infrastructure studies;
§  BFS study level capital and operating cost estimate;
§  marketing and concentrate off take agreements and;
§  financial evaluation & modelling based on the results of the BFS.



Notes to Editors

Discovery Metals Limited  was formed as  Discovery Nickel Limited  in
May 2003, changing its name in 2006.  Discovery Metals is focused  on
developing its Boseto Copper Project  in north western Botswana.  The
company aims  to  create  shareholder wealth  through  discovery  and
development of economic mineral deposits.

The company's major  assets are  the Boseto Copper  Project in  North
West  Botswana  and  the  Dikoloti  Nickel  Project  in  north   east
Botswana.

The tenement package consists of 14 prospecting licences covering  an
area of 12,100 km² within the Kalahari Copper Belt. The Boseto Copper
Project is situated within a large area of significant  copper-silver
mineralisation, which  potentially  occurs over  hundreds  of  strike
kilometres.

There are three smaller Australian  projects, two of which are  joint
ventured, with joint  venture partners  potentially earning  in a  51
percent equity.

The information in this report as it relates to the Plutus and  Petra
Mineral Resources for the  Boseto Copper Project  was compiled by  Mr
Stefan  Mujdrica  and  Mr  Jason  Hosken,  who  are  Members  of  The
Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.  Mr Mujdrica and  Mr
Hosken  are   full  time   employees  of   Snowden  Mining   Industry
Consultants.  Mr Mujdrica has sufficient experience which is relevant
to  the  style   of  mineralisation   and  type   of  deposit   under
consideration and to the activity which he is undertaking to  qualify
as a  Competent  Person  as  defined  in  the  2004  Edition  of  the
"Australasian Code  for  Reporting of  Exploration  Results,  Mineral
Resources and Ore  Reserves". The  information in this  report as  it
relates to the Zeta Mineral Resources for the  Boseto Copper  Project
was compiled  by Mr  Ferdinando  Camisani, who  is an  Honorary  Life
Fellow of The  South African  Institute of Mining  and Metallurgy,  a
recognised overseas  professional  organisation. Mr  Camisani  is  an
Associate  of   A&B  Global  Mining.   Mr  Camisani   has  sufficient
experience which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and  type
of deposit  under  consideration and  to  the activity  which  he  is
undertaking to qualify as a Competent  Person as defined in the  2004
Edition of  the  "Australasian  Code  for  Reporting  of  Exploration
Results, Mineral Resources  and Ore  Reserves".  Mr  Mujdrica and  Mr
Camisani consent to the inclusion in the report of the matters  based
on information provided by them and in the form and context in  which
it appears.

Information on the company is available on its website:
www.discoverymetals.com.au











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NOTE:    For further information contact

Brad Sampson
Managing Director
Tel: +617 3218 0200
Mobile: 0438 771 037
Email: brad@discoverymetals.com.au

Rob Adamson
RFC Corporate Finance Ltd (Nomad)
Tel: +612 9250 0000
Email: Rob.Adamson@rfc.com.au

Richard Hail
Fox-Davies Capital Ltd (AIM Broker)
Telephone: +44(0) 20 7936 5200
Email: Richard.Hail@fdcap.com



Further information on the Company is available on its website:

www.discoverymetals.com.au

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