Rocmec Mining Inc.

Rocmec Mining Inc.

January 16, 2007 10:50 ET

Rocmec: Jean Lafleur Joins the Board of Directors

POINTE-CLAIRE, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 16, 2007) - Rocmec Mining inc. (TSX VENTURE:RMI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jean Lafleur to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Lafleur, P. Geo. (OGQ) received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Geology from the University of Ottawa and has worked as a geologist, exploration manager and vice-president exploration for a number of companies over his 25 plus year career, most recently with Placer Dome, Newmont, Falconbridge, McWatters Mining, Crowflight Minerals and Beartooth Platinum. He is the current chairman of NioGold Mining Corp (TSX-V: NOX). For the past three years, he has been a Mineral Exploration Consultant, not only leading teams in the search for gold, base metals, platinum-palladium, nickel and uranium, but marketing junior companies and projects to the investment community. He is also a Director of Eloro Resources Ltd and Pershimco Ressources inc (TSX-V: PRO)

"Jean will play an important role in assisting management in the acquisition process of narrow vein deposits in Canada and elsewhere in the world; he will also be actively involved in the geological interpretation of the Company's current holdings. His 25 years of experience and knowledge of the industry will be of particular benefit as we start to implement a more aggressive development strategy" stated Mr. Donald Brisebois, Rocmec's President.

Mr. Lafleur was granted 200,000 stock options at market price.

Rocmec would like to take this opportunity to thank Ms. Marlene Otis for her loyal service on as a Board member and wish success in her future professional ventures.


"Donald Brisebois"


About Rocmec Mining Inc.

Rocmec Mining Inc. is a Canadian junior exploration company actively involved in the acquisition, exploration and development of precious metal projects. The Company's exclusive thermal fragmentation process combined with its growth strategy place it as the partner of choice for the development of narrow high-grade precious metal quartz vein properties. The Company is listed on the TSX-Venture exchange and trades under the symbol: RMI

The company's growth strategy is to focus on the development of quality assets that will significantly enhance shareholder value. The exploitation of narrow high-grade vein deposits with its exclusive thermal fragmentation process should enable the Company to demonstrate the economic plus-value of this technology. The acquisition, development and future exploitation activities at the recently acquired Rocmec I (Russian Kid) property subscribe to this objective.

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