Nortec Minerals Corp.
TSX VENTURE : NVT
FRANKFURT : WMQ

Nortec Minerals Corp.

February 25, 2010 09:00 ET

Nortec Minerals Engages Torrey Hills Capital as Investor Relations Consultants

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 25, 2010) - Nortec Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NVT)(FRANKFURT:WMQ) ("Nortec" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it has retained San Diego Torrey Hills Capital, Inc. ("Torrey Hills Capital") to act as investor relations consultants to the Company.

Torrey Hills Capital is a leading investor and financial public relations firm specializing in small and micro-cap companies, primarily in the natural resource sector. Torrey Hills Capital will increase awareness about Nortec through its established relationships with investment professionals, investment advisors, and money markets focused on the microcap market space. This will allow Nortec to build and maintain an informed investor audience. Torrey Hills Capital will also develop a profile on Nortec for coverage on its website, www.babybulls.com, a website developed to showcase and provide exposure for emerging micro-cap companies to an audience of proven micro-cap investors.

Torrey Hills Capital has been engaged for an initial term of one month for a cash fee of US$4,500 followed by a subsequent term of twelve months for a cash fee of US$5,000 per month and the granting of options to purchase 200,000 shares of Nortec at a strike price equal to the Company's ten-day average closing bid price immediately preceding the date of the commencement of the subsequent term of the agreement. The relationship can be terminated at any time by either party with thirty days' notice. The agreement is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Nortec Minerals Corp.

Nortec is a mineral exploration and development company based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Company has an option to earn 100% interest in the Seinajoki-Kaatiala Gold-Antimony-Rare Earth-Lithium Property in western Finland and owns a 100% interest in the Tammela Lithium-Tin-Tantalum-Rare Earth Project in south-west Finland. The Kaatiala reservation covers a quarry which produced 18 tonnes of beryl, 5 tonnes of columbite and 190,000 tonnes of rare mineral calcium feldspar, according to the information obtained from the Geological Survey of Finland ("GTK").

Nortec also has a 100% interest in the LK Palladium-Platinum-gold-Copper-Nickel Project (the combined Kaukua & Haukiaho Projects) in north-central Finland, a minimum 51% interest with an option to earn 90% interest in the TL Nickel-Copper-Cobalt Property in Northern Labrador, Canada and an option to acquire 51% interest in the Ganarin Gold-Silver Property, Ecuador.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

NORTEC MINERALS CORP.

Ian Laurent, President

This press release 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, performances or achievements of the Company to be materially different from the results, performances or expectations implied by these forward looking statements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States.

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

Contact Information

  • Nortec Minerals Corp.
    Ian Laurent
    President
    604-717-6426 or Toll Free: 1-866-658-1261
    604-683-9649 (FAX)
    www.nortecminerals.com