Journey Resources Corp.
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Journey Resources Corp.

November 07, 2006 09:01 ET

Leonard de Melt Joins the Board of Journey

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 7, 2006) - Journey Resources Corp. ("Journey" or the "Company")(TSX VENTURE:JNY) is pleased to announce the appointment of Leonard De Melt as a director of the Company effective November 2, 2006.

Leonard De Melt is an engineering graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines. Mr. De Melt also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business and economics, and a diploma of mechanical studies from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. He has held management positions with 12 mining companies internationally, and was instrumental in starting and building six mines, including Gulf Oil's Rabbit Lake mine (uranium), Syncrude mine (oil sands), Denison Mines' Quintette (coal), Homestake's Golden Bear mine (gold), BHP's Ekati mine (diamonds) and Goldust's Croiner mine (gold). Mr. De Melt is well known within the mining industry and brings nearly 30 years of project management and mine development experience to the Company. Mr. De Melt is a director of several public and private mining companies, including Acero-Martin and Vena Resources Inc.

Jack Bal, President of Journey, commented: "We are very pleased to have Leonard De Melt join our Board and believe his considerable experience and expertise will be of great benefit to the Company".

In connection with the appointment of Leonard De Melt to the Board, the Company has granted Mr. De Melt 200,000 incentive stock options, exercisable at $0.30 per Share, for a term of five years under the Company's Stock Option Plan dated April 7, 2006 as previously announced in a news release dated November 3, 2006.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

JATINDER (JACK) BAL, Director

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