Acero-Martin Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : ASD
FRANKFURT : AMX

Acero-Martin Exploration Inc.

January 03, 2008 15:26 ET

Acero-Martin to Exhibit at Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, January 20-21 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 3, 2008) - Acero-Martin Exploration Inc. (the "Company" or "Acero-Martin") (TSX VENTURE:ASD)(FRANKFURT:AMX) is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the upcoming 2008 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, a two-day event for companies within the natural resources sector. The conference takes place January 20 - 21 at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre and enables companies like Acero-Martin to exhibit to institutional money managers, analysts, brokers, and retail investors.

If you reside in or near Vancouver, or are planning to attend the show, we invite you to come join us at Booth #1011. Admission to the conference is complimentary with pre-registration. For more information visit: http://www.cambridgehouse.ca/ch_jan2008.html.

About Acero-Martin Exploration Inc.

Acero Martin's 100%-owned Pinaya project hosts one of Peru's newest and richest copper-gold porphyry/skarn deposits. The project is located approximately 110 km northeast of Arequipa and is favoured with excellent nearby mining infrastructure.

In September of 2006, based on the first 70 holes drilled, an initial independently calculated NI 43-101 resource estimated that Pinaya hosts an Indicated Resource of 29.13 million tonnes grading 0.53 g/t gold and 0.42% copper and an Inferred Resource of 12.72 million tonnes grading 0.41 g/t gold and 0.41% copper. This equates to approximately 498,000 troy ounces of gold and 269,000,000 pounds of copper in the Indicated category, and 168,000 troy ounces of gold and 115,000,000 pounds of copper in the Inferred.

Non-stop drilling since the release of the initial resource continues to work to expand the size of the deposit and test new zones of mineralization. Alongside the drilling the company is currently completing a preliminary economic assessment ("scoping study") to determine the potential for, and economic parameters of, developing a starter open pit mining operation. Acero-Martin trades on the TSX-Venture exchange under the symbol ASD and the Frankfurt stock exchange under the symbol AMX.

The technical information in this news release has been prepared in accordance with the Canadian regulatory requirements set out in National Instrument 43- 101 and reviewed on behalf of the Company by Cary Pothorin, P.Geo, Acero-Martin's Vice President of Exploration, a qualified person.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Don Currie, President and CEO

This news release has been prepared by management.

This document contains certain forward looking statements which involve known and unknown risks, delays, and uncertainties not under the Company's control which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from the results, performance or achievements implied by these forward looking statements. We seek safe harbor.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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