Nortec Minerals Corp.
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FRANKFURT : WMQ
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Nortec Minerals Corp.

April 14, 2010 13:43 ET

QP for Previous News Release-"Nortec Minerals Re-Sampling of GTK Core at Seinajoki-Expanded Drill Program Planned for Q2-2010"

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 14, 2010) - Nortec Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NVT)(PINK SHEETS:NMNZF)(FRANKFURT:WMQ) ("Nortec" or the "Company"), wishes to announce that Mr. Turkka Rekola, M.Sc,, Project Geologist – Finland and, Mr. Ian F. Laurent MEconGeol MAIG RPGeo, President for Nortec, are the persons responsible for initiating and guiding the work programs on the Seinäjoki Project. Ian Laurent is the Qualified Person responsible for the contents of the previous press release titled "Nortec Minerals Re-sampling of GTK Core at Seinäjoki Reveals New High Grade Gold Zone - Expanded Drill Program Planned for Q2-2010", dated April 14, 2010.

About Nortec Minerals Corp.

Nortec is a mineral exploration and development company based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Company has an option to earn from Akkerman Exploration B.V., a 100% interest in the Seinäjoki-Kaatiala Gold-Antimony-Rare Earth-Lithium Property in western Finland. The Kaatiala claim 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 has a 100% interest in the Tammela Lithium-Tin-Tantalum Project in south-west Finland; 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 100% 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 F. 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.

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