Midland Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : MD

Midland Exploration Inc.

June 11, 2008 09:00 ET

Midland Exploration Inc.: Drilling Resumes on a New Gold Zone Intersected on Maritime Cadillac Property

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 11, 2008) - Midland Exploration Inc. ("Midland")(TSX VENTURE:MD) is pleased to announce the resumption of drilling on its 100%-owned Maritime Cadillac Property. Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited ("Agnico-Eagle") new drill program will comprise a minimum of 1200 metres of drilling. The objective is to test the lateral and depth extension of a new significant gold intersection (hole 141-08-14B) which returned 3.30 g/t Au over 14.65 m from 364.00 to 378.65 metres depth (approximately 6.60 metres true thickness), including 6.11 g/t Au over 5.65 metres from 373.00 to 378.65 metres (approximately 2.50 metres true thickness). The Maritime Cadillac Property is contiguous to the Lapa gold mine property (3.8 million tonnes of probable reserves grading 8.9 g/t Au and containing 1.1 million ounces of gold), which is expected to go into production in mid 2009.

Agnico-Eagle, the project operator, paid the third cash payment of $25,000 and enters in the last year agreement signed on June 1, 2006 by which they can acquire a 50% interest in the Maritime Cadillac Property. The company needs to invest $1,000,000 in exploration and making payments totalling $100,000 over a 3-year period. The company will have the option to increase its undivided interest in the Property from 50% to 65% over a period of 3 years, by solely financing a bankable feasibility study on the Maritime Cadillac Property, or by solely assuming all mining operation costs on the Maritime Cadillac Property, earning 1% additional interest for every $1,000,000 spent on the property (up to 15% by spending $15 million).

Quality Control

The Maritime Cadillac exploration program is conducted by Agnico-Eagle and the data is reviewed by Mario Masson, senior geologist for Midland Exploration and a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101. Assay samples are taken from BQ drill core sawed in half with one half sent to a commercial laboratory and the other half retained for future reference. Assays are performed by Lab Expert of Rouyn-Noranda. Significant assay results are duplicated at the original laboratory and a second independent laboratory which is ALS Chemex Chimitec of Val-d'Or.

About Midland Exploration

Midland targets the excellent mineral potential and the favourable climate of investment of Quebec to make the discovery of new world class deposits of gold, base metals and uranium. Midland is proud to count on famous partners such as Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited, Breakwater Resources Ltd, Soquem Inc. and Quest Uranium Corporation. The Company quickly executed its business plan during the second half of the year 2007 by signing four important agreements adding up to nearly $16,000,000 in work and payments of up to $1,000,000 over four years. Midland is currently evaluating other opportunities and other projects in order to increase the portfolio of the Company. Midland prefers to work in partnership and intends to conclude quickly additional agreements in regard to lately acquired properties.

This press release was prepared by Gino Roger, geological engineer and a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to vary materially from targeted results. Such risks and uncertainties include those described in Midland's periodic reports including the annual report or in the filings made by Midland from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Midland undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revision of these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date they are made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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