ReMac Zinc Corp.
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ReMac Zinc Corp.

October 01, 2007 14:04 ET

ReMac Zinc Corp.: Update on Exploration Drilling Program

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 1, 2007) - ReMac Zinc Corp. ("ReMac") (TSX VENTURE:RMZ) is pleased to provide an update on its exploration drilling program at the ReMac zinc project located 25 km east of Trail in south-eastern British Columbia. The program is designed to test the depth and strike extensions of the Reeves Limestone unit, which hosts the known mineralization on the property, and also to expand the overall resource potential.

The ReMac property consists of 80 contiguous mineral claims covering approximately 4200 hectares and comprises several properties owned or held under option by ReMac Zinc Development Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of ReMac Zinc Corp. The claims cover most of the old production areas of the Reeves MacDonald sulphide mine and adjoining Annex property, which produced a total of 7.25 million tons of zinc-lead sulphide ore over a 25 year period, before closing in 1975.

The schedule for completing the 13,000 metre drill program was interrupted by a major forest fire on the property this summer. The fire curtailed drilling operations from early August to early September and severely damaged one of the contractor's drills. It is now expected that 10,000 metres of drilling will be completed by the end of the year, with the remainder of the program being carried out in 2008. Drilling has recommenced with one drill while a second, newly acquired drill is being set up onsite and is expected to be drilling shortly.

Two drill holes have been completed, with a third almost completed at the time of the forest fire, and a fourth is currently underway. The drilling has been encouraging, with the main target, the Reeves Limestone, being intersected as predicted, and showing an extension of the mineralization bearing limestone unit to the west of the current known zones. Hole 07-02, drilled below and to the west of the 'A Zone' oxide showing at surface, intersected zinc-lead sulphide mineralization in two areas of the hole. This intersection indicates a down plunge extension of the mineralization exposed at surface and confirmed the predicted location of the oxide-sulphide interface in that area.

The initial drilling has been focused to the west of the existing Red Bird workings, but the new drill will commence drilling in the untested western portions of the property to explore for new mineralized zones within the projected extension of the Reeves Limestone.

ReMac's environmental consultant has been conducting a baseline data collection program at the site to support the permitting requirements for future mine development. Work to date has included fish and fish habitat assessment, hydrology and water quality studies.

Metallurgical testwork is also underway on the oxide mineralization to confirm and optimize the results of the previous studies completed earlier in the year. The work is being done at SGS Lakefield's laboratory and results are expected before year end. There is potential to develop significant oxide resources on the property. This oxide mineralization was recognized during the previous mining operations, but could not be mined at that time since an economical zinc extraction process was not available.

Gerald Klein, P. Eng., a Qualified Person under the meaning of NI 43-101, is responsible for the technical content of this news release.

About ReMac

ReMac is a Canadian-based resource company focused on the exploration and development of its zinc-silver-lead project in south-eastern British Columbia. ReMac is located 25 km southeast of Teck Cominco's zinc-lead smelter complex at Trail and 15 km north of Teck Cominco's Pend Oreille zinc mine and concentrator at Metalline Falls, Washington State.

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