North American Gem Inc.

North American Gem Inc.

February 09, 2010 11:03 ET

North American Gem Inc. Adds Extensive Experience to its Advisory Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 9, 2010) - North American Gem Inc. (NAG) (TSX VENTURE:NAG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. William J. Grable to the Advisory Board. Mr. Grable brings 35 years of experience in every aspect of the Coal, Limestone, and Sand mining industries to NAG.

Mr. Grable's experience will help expedite the permitting process as well as provide invaluable insight as NAG continues to increase its mining operations in the State of Kentucky. He is the former Commissioner of the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, under Governor Wilkinson. He also served 8 years as an advisor on energy to Governor Patton during his appointment as Executive Director of the Kentucky Coal Council and has advised the U.S. Department of Energy as a member of the Southern States Energy Board when attending the Southern Governors' Association.

"Adding the expertise of Mr. William J. Grable to our advisory board is a major step in advancing our mining operations in the State of Kentucky," stated Charles Desjardins, President of North American Gem Inc. "With the combined experience of recently announced Ms. Deborah Moses and Mr. William J. Grable I believe that we have the right team in place to be a long term coal producer."

Other notable achievements for Mr. William J. Grable are:

-Assisted in forming Kentucky's Energy Plan.

-Managed the Kentucky Coal Council's education program.

-Assisted coal companies in marketing solutions and advised in matters involving federal and state government agencies.

-Aided in conversion of Kentucky Universities and state facilities to clean coal technologies.

-Involved in drafting environmental regulations that improve Mining Safety such as pre-mining degasification.

-Worked on Carbon Sequestration.

-Worked to create fair and competitive pricing standards throughout the coal industry.

NAG would also like to announces that pursuant to its stock option plan, the Company has granted incentive stock options to its directors, officers, consultants, and employees to purchase in the total of 700,000 common shares in the capital stock of the company, subject to regulatory approval, exercisable for a period of five years, at a price of $0.13 per share.

North American Gem Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NAG) is a Junior Exploration Company based in Western Canada. The Company's primary goal is to explore for Coal in North America, currently the focus is in Kentucky, Saskatchewan, and West Virginia. In addition to Coal exploration, the Company also has interests in Uranium, Copper, Gold, Molybdenum and other base metals in Canada.

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On Behalf of the Board of Directors


Charles Desjardins, President and Director

Cautionary note:

This report contains forward looking statements. Resource estimates, unless specifically noted, are considered speculative. Any and all other resource or reserve estimates are historical in nature, and should not be relied upon. The production rate and mine-life projections have been made without support of a feasibility study, there is no certainty the proposed operations will be economically viable. By their nature, forward looking statements involve risk and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on factors that will or may occur in the future. Actual results may vary depending upon exploration activities, industry production, commodity demand and pricing, currency exchange rates, and, but not limited to, general economic factors. Cautionary Note to US investors: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission specifically prohibits the use of certain terms, such as "reserves" unless such figures are based upon actual production or formation tests and can be shown to be economically and legally producible under existing economic and operating conditions.

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