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July 16, 2009
Copper Fox Announces Executive Changes and the Appointment of a Director

Calgary, Alberta - July 16, 2009 - Copper Fox Metals Inc. (TSX-Venture: CUU) announces the resignation of Guillermo Salazar as President and CEO of the Corporation. Mr. Salazar will remain a Director of the Company and continue his involvement as Senior Technical Consultant. In commenting on his retirement Mr. Salazar stated "I look forward to my continued involvement with the development of the Schaft Creek deposit in my new role".

The Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Elmer B. Stewart, P. Geol, to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer and he will continue as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Stewart holds a Master's of Science degree in Geology and is a registered Professional Geologist. In a career spanning 35 years, Mr. Stewart has been involved in both exploration and mining in North America and internationally throughout the America's, Africa and Asia including direct and indirect involvement with the development and operation of five gold mines in Canada and Kazakhstan. Mr. Stewart stated "Schaft Creek is a large deposit with excellent metallurgical and operational parameters. While we have a considerable amount of work to complete to finalize studies required for the Feasibility Study, I am looking forward to the months ahead as we advance the development of this project".

Copper Fox is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ernesto Echavarria to the Board of Directors of the Corporation. Mr. Echavarria currently owns 39% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Copper Fox. In commenting on his appointment to the Board and the recently announced staffing changes Mr. Echavarria stated "these moves significantly strengthen the management team of Copper Fox as it evolves to an advanced stage development company working towards completing the Feasibility Study on the Schaft Creek deposit".

Senior management of the Company is currently evaluating the work completed in 2008 that will be used to complete a Feasibility Study on the Schaft Creek copper-gold-molybdenum¬silver deposit pursuant to its option agreement with Teck Resources Ltd.

About Copper Fox
Copper Fox's activities are focused exclusively on Schaft Creek, one of the largest undeveloped copper, gold, molybdenum and silver deposits in Canada. Copper Fox has earned a direct 70% interest in Schaft Creek and pursuant to the option agreement with Teck Resources Ltd. may acquire an additional 23.4% interest (totaling 93.4% direct and indirect interest in the property) subject to certain back-in rights to Teck.

Schaft Creek is located within a contiguous land package that comprises 20,932 hectares situated in northwest British Columbia, Canada. On September 15, 2008, Copper Fox released the results of a preliminary feasibility study ("PFS") on the Schaft Creek deposit which contemplated processing 100,000 tonne of ore per day from an open pit mine. The PFS estimated the minable reserves at Schaft Creek to be 812 million tonnes and that this deposit could produce 4.8 billion pounds of copper, 255.1 million pounds of molybdenum, 4.5 million ounces of gold and 32.5 million ounces of silver over a 23 year mine life.

For additional information contact: Investorline 1 866 913 1910

On behalf of the Board of Directors

J Michael Smith, Executive Vice President


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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This news release includes "forward-looking information" within the meaning of the Canadian securities laws. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein and including, without limitation; anticipated dates for receipt, commencement or completion of permits, approvals, construction, production and other milestones; anticipated results of drilling programs, scoping, prefeasibility and feasibility studies and other analyses; anticipated availability and terms of future financings; estimated timing and amounts of future expenditures; Copper Fox's future production, operating and capital costs; operating or financial performance; geological interpretations and potential mineral recovery processes, are forward-looking statements. Information concerning mineral reserve and resource estimates also may be deemed to be forward-looking information in that it reflects a prediction of the mineralization that would be encountered if a mineral deposit were developed and mined. Forward-looking information is necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by management, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties, risks and contingencies. For any forward looking information given, management has assumed that the geological, metallurgical, engineering, financial and economic advice it has received is reliable, and is based upon practices and methodologies which are consistent with industry standards. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Copper Fox's expectations include: fluctuations in copper and other commodity prices and currency exchange rates; uncertainties relating to interpretation of drill results and the geology, continuity and grade of mineral deposits; uncertainty of estimates of capital and operating costs, recovery rates, production estimates and estimated economic return; the need for co-operation of government agencies and native groups in the exploration and development of properties and the issuance of required permits; the need to obtain additional financing to develop properties and uncertainty as to the availability and terms of future financing; the possibility of delay in exploration or development programs or in construction projects and uncertainty of meeting anticipated program milestones; uncertainty as to timely availability of permits and other governmental approvals; and other risks and uncertainties disclosed in Copper Fox's continuous disclosure filings with Canadian securities regulatory authorities at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking information in this news release is based on Copper Fox's current expectations and Copper Fox assumes no obligations to update such information to reflect later events or developments, except as required by law.

  





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