Nortec Ventures Corp.
TSX VENTURE : NVT

Nortec Ventures Corp.

January 12, 2007 18:23 ET

Nortec Announces Results From the Ganarin Gold-Silver Project, Ecuador

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 12, 2007) - Nortec Ventures Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NVT), (the "Company"), announces that, the Company received results from its drilling program on the Ganarin gold-silver project, located in southern Ecuador. A total of 10 holes were drilled totaling 1,614 metres on 3 targets (Chamana, Loma La Cruz, Rio Minas). Visible gold and silver minerals were seen at the Chamana zone in sheeted and stockworked quartz veinlets occurring below the silica breccia cap. The Company is evaluating the results.



Chamana:

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Drill Hole Angle & Length From-To Width Au (g/t) Ag (g/t)
No. metres metres
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- 50
CH06-01 degrees: 165.75 m No significant results.
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- 51
CH06-02 degrees: 259.07 m 126.0 to 132.0 6 2.07 11.7
including
126.0 to 128.0 2 4.44 26.8
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- 51
CH06-03 degrees: 186.22 m 47.89 to 48.89 1 4.63 17.9
104.89 to 106.89 2 3.98 7.9
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- 51
CH06-04 degrees: 199.33 m 110.30 to 130.30 20 0.214 10.01
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- 52
CH06-05 degrees: 162.49 m No significant results.
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- 60
CH06-06 degrees: 96.01 m 42.52 to 44.52 2 1.02 45.7
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- 52
CH06-07 degrees: 88.39 m 24.32 to 25.32 1 1.33 2.8
34.32 to 36.32 2 1.4 2.3
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-52
CH06-08 degrees: 59.43 m 30.52 to 32.52 2 0.52 2
43.52 to 45.52 2 0.56 1.5
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Loma La Cruz:

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- 51
LLC06-01 degrees: 286.50 m No significant results.
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Rio Minas:

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- 54
RM06-01 degrees: 146.30 m No significant results.
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Mohan R. Vulimiri, M.Sc. P.Geo., President and Director of Nortec, is the person responsible for initiating and guiding the work programs on the Property. Brian T. Malahoff, P.Geo, is the person responsible for the on-site management of the exploration programs on the Property. Mr. Vulimiri and Mr. Malahoff are qualified persons in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 guidelines.

About Nortec

For further details on Nortec Ventures Corp., please visit the Company's website at http://www.nortecventures.com. Nortec is a mineral exploration and development company based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Company holds an option to earn a 51% interest in the Ganarin Project, and a 70% interest in the Condorcocha Project, both located in Southern Ecuador, from joint-venture partner Doubloon Exploration Corp. The Ganarin property is situated in the prolific Ganarin Mineral Belt. Nortec is earning 51% interest in TL nickel property, Voisey's Bay area, northern Labrador. The company is earning an undivided 70% interest in the Koillismaa-Naranka project from Akkerman Exploration B.V. of the Netherlands. Mineral rights pertaining to the project, comprise 3 claim reservations and 19 exploration licenses, as well as a series of additional exploration licenses under application.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

NORTEC VENTURES CORP.

Mohan R. Vulimiri, President & CEO

The statements made in this News Release may contain certain forward-looking statements. Actual events or results may differ from the Company's expectations. Certain risk factors may also affect the actual results achieved by the Company.

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

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