International Beryllium Retains Investor Relations Firm

VANCOUVER, BC – February 5, 2008 – International Beryllium Corporation (TSX-V: IB) (“IBC” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that it has engaged the services of Excelsior Communications Incorporated (“Excelsior”) to strengthen its investor relations activities and effectively communicate shareholder value to investors.

Excelsior will provide in depth reports of the Company to qualified investors through internet media and presentations developed for industry meetings, conferences and tradeshows. Excelsior maintains its office in Toronto, Ontario. Miranda Bradley and Sangeet Dhaliwal, principals, founded Excelsior in 2006 and are joint managing partners. Excelsior and the managing partners deal at arm’s length with the Company. Neither Ms. Bradley and Ms. Dhaliwal nor Excelsior hold any interest, directly or indirectly, in IBC or its securities.

In connection with the engagement, IBC has entered into a twelve month contract commencing February 1, 2008, whereby, Excelsior will receive a fee of CDN$6,500 per month. The Company has also agreed to grant the principals of Excelsior an option to purchase 500,000 common shares of the Company at an exercise price of $0.59 per share. The options will have a two year term and will vest in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange (“Exchange”).

The above-described consulting agreement and grant of options are subject to the policies of the Exchange. The term of the consulting agreement may be extended by mutual consent of IBC and Excelsior.

About Excelsior Communications Incorporated

Excelsior Communications is a full-service marketing communications and investor relations firm offering services specific to client needs. Assisting key public companies, Excelsior works to increase shareholder value by creating investor relations programs that raise awareness among stockbrokers, analysts, portfolio managers, institutional and venture capital investors, individual investors, and the media. Excelsior has a proven track record and experience in marketing and investor relations.

About International Beryllium Corporation

International Beryllium Corp. is a global exploration and development company focused on beryllium, beryllium oxides and beryllium master alloys. Beryllium and related alloys are used in a broad range of specialized industrial applications such as nuclear power, defence, electronics and automotive. International Beryllium’s common shares are traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol IB.

This news release was prepared by management of IBC, which takes full responsibility for its contents. The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy of this news release.

International Beryllium Corporation
Anthony G. Dutton, CEO
(604) 689-1515 ext 111
Email: [email protected]