NORMABEC MINING RESOURCES LTD.
TSX VENTURE : NMB
FRANKFURT : N6M

NORMABEC MINING RESOURCES LTD.

October 31, 2006 09:58 ET

John McBride Joins the Board of Directors of Normabec

ST-BRUNO, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 31, 2006) - Mr. V. Lewis (Lew) Lawrick, Chairman of Normabec Mining Resources Limited (NORMABEC) (TSX VENTURE:NMB)(FRANKFURT:N6M) is pleased to announce that John McBride has joined the Board of Directors of the Corporation.

Mr. McBride is the Managing Director of CC Capital Partners Group, a private investment and merchant banking enterprise.

Mr. McBride is a private investor and corporate director focused on the establishment and development of companies spanning several business sectors and geographic regions. Mr. McBride has provided capital and strategic assistance to many successful early stage companies.

During his career, Mr. McBride has been, a significant shareholder, director and or strategic advisor to several private and public companies, including: Northfield Capital Corporation; Dexit Inc.; SOFTIMAGE INC.; Anaconda Gold Inc.; Andina Minerals Inc.; Moto Goldmines Limited; Pan Global Energy Ltd (subsequently Pearl Exploration and Production Ltd.; Quest Oil and Gas Inc.; Merc International Mining Inc; MHI Energy Fund LLP; and Caspian Energy Inc.

Robert Ayotte, President and CEO of NORMABEC stated: " we welcome the addition of John to our board, his successful track record with growth stage companies along with his significant capital markets experience will be invaluable as NORMABEC rapidly advances both its Pitt Gold Project in Quebec and its Real de Catorce Silver project in Mexico.

As a Director of the Company and in accordance with the Company's Stock Option Plan, Mr. McBride has been granted 300,000 stock options at a strike price of CDN $0.25 and valid for a five (5) year period.

The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.

Contact Information

  • Normabec Mining Resources Limited
    Lewis Lawrick
    Chairman
    416-864-3357
    or
    Normabec Mining Resources Limited
    Robert Ayotte
    President
    450-441-9177
    info@normabec.com
    www.normabec.com