Strategic Resource Acquisition Corporation

Strategic Resource Acquisition Corporation

October 16, 2007 10:11 ET

SRA's Gordonsville Mine Dewatered for Mining Restart

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 16, 2007) - Strategic Resource Acquisition Corporation ("SRA" or the "Company")(TSX:SRZ)(TSX:SRZ.NT) is pleased to report a milestone development in the restart-up of the Mid-Tennessee zinc mining complex (MTM). The dewatering program at the Gordonsville mine at the MTM is now complete to allow access to the crusher level in advance of mine start-up. The Gordonsville mine will be the first area to be brought into production in the coming weeks.

In addition, dewatering of the mining areas around Gordonsville continues on schedule, including the South Carthage area directly to the north. The Elmwood mine, which is connected to Gordonsville by haulage tunnels, is progressing well at a dewatering rate of 4,400 gallons per minute. As well, the Cumberland mine, an unconnected ore body to the north, continues to make good progress with two vertical turbine pumps operating at a rate of 2,200 gallons per minute or the equivalent of one foot of elevation per day. As of today the Cumberland #8 production shaft is completely dry as well as the #10 ventilation shaft with airflow established between the two shafts.

The Company is on track to commence production in 2007 with the additional ramp-up in production of the northern section of the Cumberland mine in the spring of 2008 followed by the Elmwood mine early in the summer. Full production of the MTM complex is anticipated in 2008 at an annualized rate of 2.4 million tons of ore producing approximately 125 million pounds payable of zinc in concentrate.

About SRA

SRA Corporation is focused on the development of the MTM zinc project in the State of Tennessee. The MTM project will produce one of the highest quality zinc concentrates in the world and efforts are underway to establish recovery methods for the valuable germanium and gallium contained in the concentrate. The Company's goal is to become a producer of zinc commencing in late 2007 through the re-opening of the MTM zinc mines comprised of five historic producing underground zinc mines (Elmwood, Gordonsville, Carthage, Stonewall and Cumberland) as well as the undeveloped East Carthage zinc deposit. The MTM mining and milling complex is located approximately 80 kms east of Nashville with excellent infrastructure including roads, water, power, major airport and access to a well-trained workforce. Demand for zinc used largely in galvanizing steel has doubled in recent years. The Company also plans to explore and develop additional properties and redeploy cash flow to pursue a strategy of accretive acquisitions.

Once in full production, the Gordonsville Complex at MTM is expected to be the largest zinc producer and domestic source of germanium and gallium in the continental USA.

A technical report dated May 10, 2007 prepared by Watts, Griffis and McOuat Limited in accordance with the standards adopted by the CIM and compliant with National Instrument 43-101 is available on the Company's filings on

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This news release contains ''forward-looking information'' which may include, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the future financial or operating performance of the Company and its projects, the future price of zinc or other metal prices, the estimation of mineral resources and realization of mineral resource estimates, the timing and amount of estimated future production, costs of production, capital, operating and exploration expenditures, costs and timing of the development of new deposits and future exploration, requirements for additional capital, government regulation of mining operations, environmental risks, reclamation expenses, title disputes or claims, limitations of insurance coverage and the timing and possible outcome of regulatory matters, and that reflects management's expectations regarding the Company's future growth, results of operations, performance and business prospects and opportunities. These statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on information currently available to management. Forward-looking statements involve significant risks, uncertainties and assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements, including those listed in the ''Risk Factors'' section of the Company's prospectus on file with Canadian provincial securities regulatory authorities. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

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