Getty Copper Inc. is engaged in the acquisition and exploration of natural resource properties in Canada. Since 1993, the Company had been conducting exploration for copper on its approximately 200-square-kilometer Highland Valley mineral property in British Columbia, which adjoins the large porphyry copper mining and milling operation of Highland Valley Copper. The Company has been exploring the Getty North and Getty South deposits. The Company commissioned a metallurgical testing program of the Getty North and Getty South sulphide and oxide copper mineralized zones by SGS Lakefield Research Limited of Lakefield Ontario. On April 26, 2006, the Company released preliminary results of Phase II of their metallurgy test program at SGS Lakefield.