January 25, 2007 09:30 ET

Normabec Mining Resources Ltd.: Drill Program Initiated on Pitt Gold High Discovery

ST-BRUNO, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 25, 2007) - Normabec Mining Resources Limited (NORMABEC) (TSX VENTURE:NMB) is pleased to announce that it has mobilized two drills on its Pitt Gold property located along the Porcupine-Destor Break, some 35 km north of Rouyn-Noranda, Abitibi.

Normabec has budgeted $1,000,000 on this project this year and the company is fully funded. Most of that budget will be dedicated to follow up drilling on its discovery hole, drilled in March of 2006, and which returned 82.88 g/t Au over 4.58 m. One machine already started drilling to deepen the discovery hole and subsequently make branches out of it using conventional wedges. The second machine is being mobilized to test the lateral extensions of this new mineralized structure as it appears to be open in all directions.

The program should consist of approximately 14 holes totalling 9,500 meters. Weather permitting, it should be completed by the end of March of this year. It should be noted that the program started later than anticipated because of the warm weather experienced in early January. Samples are being prepared and assayed at Laboratoire Expert of Rouyn-Noranda. First results should be available by mid February.

The gold on this property is generally related to zones of quartz stockwork and silicic-potassic alteration containing between 2 to 10% of disseminated pyrite and traces of chalcopyrite. All rock types, north and south of the Porcupine-Destor Break, can host mineralized structures although intermediate volcanics and QFP appear to be favoured in term of continuity.

The 2007 drilling program will be carried out under the supervision of Mr. Pierre O'Dowd, geologist and Qualified Person as per National Instrument 43-101 (OGQ #668).

NORMABEC can earn a 60% interest of the property from partners SOQUEM INC. and GeoNova Exploration inc. by completing 15,000 meters of drilling before June 30, 2007 and an additional 20% by investing a further $500,000 no later than June 30, 2008. The proposed expenditures should enable NORMABEC not only to complete the acquisition of this 60% interest but also to earn an additional 20% interest.

SOQUEM is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Societe generale de financement du Quebec (SGF). The mission of the SGF, an industrial and financial holding, is to undertake economic development projects, in the industrial sector, in cooperation with partners and in compliance with the economic development policies of the Quebec government.

GeoNova is a wholly owned exploration company of Campbell Resources Inc., a mining Corporation which operates mainly in the Chibougamau area (Quebec), and holds several gold and copper properties.

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