October 15, 2007 09:00 ET

Additional Significant Drilling Results, Normabec Cuts 450.7 g/t Ag Over 5.23 Metres at the Real de Catorce Silver Mining District in Mexico

ST-BRUNO, QUEBEC, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2007) - Normabec Mining Resources Ltd. ("Normabec") (TSX VENTURE:NMB)(FRANKFURT:N6M) through its wholly owned Mexican subsidiary Minera Real Bonanza S.A. de C.V. ("MRB"), is pleased to announce more results from its surface and underground drilling programs on the Veta Madre structure at the Real de Catorce project in north-central Mexico.

Hole VMS-1 and VMS-2 were drilled at surface along a portion of the Veta Madre structure that was partially mined out in the past and where a surface sampling program returned 189 g/t Ag over 550 metres. VMS-1 cut 5.20 metres averaging 233.4 g/t Ag including 310.0 g/t Ag over 3.04 metres. VMS-2 cut a 7.0 metre interval which gave 288.8 g/t Ag including a richer portion grading 381.4 g/t Ag over 3.89 metres. These initial results from the surface drilling program confirm earlier results obtained from channel sampling at surface and in the upper levels of the mine. Definition drilling of the Veta Madre structure near surface continues with one drill rig.

Underground drilling along the Purisima oreshoot is also progressing. VMP-2, drilled below VMP-1 (previous release: 146.2 g/t Ag over 10.0 m), did not returned any significant value confirming that the oreshoot does not extend eastward at that particular level of the mine. Drilling is now targeting the depth extension of that structure. The first hole drilled just below the mine workings, hole VMP-3, deviated and entered an old open stope. It was abandoned. Hole VMP-4, drilled 50 metres below VMP-3, cut 5.23 metres averaging 450.7 g/t Ag, 0.77% Zn and 0.41 % Pb. This result, coupled with resampling results released earlier, confirms that the Purisima Oreshoot extends well below the mine workings and that good silver grades can be expected as well as credits for base metals. Underground drilling continues with one drill rig.

Samples were prepared and assayed at Chemex Lab of Guadalajara, Mexico. Methods used are Au-ICP21 for gold and ME-ICP41 for multi elements including silver. Detection limits for Ag are 0.2 - 100 ppm. Silver values higher than 100 ppm are submitted to method AG-AA46 consisting of aqua regia digestion with ICP-AES or AA finish (up to 1,500 ppm Ag). QAQC was performed using two silver standards and one blank being introduced alternatively (every 25 samples). Duplicates are being performed by the laboratory.

Pierre O'Dowd, geologist, a designated Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators has reviewed and approved the content of this news release.

Normabec is a junior mining exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, under the symbol NMB, active in both Canada and Mexico in exploration of high quality assets.

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