Junex inc.

Junex inc.

February 21, 2005 23:59 ET

Mr. Gérald Riverin appointed to the Board of Directors of Junex

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 21 - Junex (JNX : TSX Venture) is pleased to announce the
appointment of Mr. Gérald Riverin to the Board of Directors of the company.
Mr. Riverin, Ph.D in Geology, is president of both Woodruff Capital Management
and the Quebec Mining Exploration Association (QMEA). He has extensive experience
as a manager of mining projects, particularly with Inmet Mining Corporation where
he has served as North American exploration General Manager for the past ten years.
Mr. Riverin has been directly involved in a number of successful exploration
projects during his career, including the Troilus gold and copper discovery, for
which he received the "Discovery of the Year" award in 1995 from the Quebec
Prospectors Association. Additionally, Mr. Riverin is a member of the Quebec Order
of Geologists.

"We are very proud to welcome Mr. Riverin to the Board of Directors of Junex. At
this strategic stage of our development, where we are focused on expanding
production from our natural brine reserves and evaluating the commercial
feasibility of the Becancour underground storage project, Mr. Riverin will bring
tremendous credibility and expertise in the exploration, development and management
of mineral resources" commented Mr. Jacques Aubert, Chairman of Junex.

About Junex

Junex is a unique company in Quebec by being the only natural brine and natural
gas producer in the Province. In parallel to these production activities, which
are located in the region of Becancour for brine and in Gaspé for natural gas,
Junex continues its efforts in developing a natural gas underground storage
reservoir under the Becancour Industrial park. Junex holds over 4 million acres
under exploration permit in the Province of Quebec.

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Contact Information

  • Mr. Jean-Yves Lavoie,
    President and Chief of Operations,
    (418) 654-9661, ext. 232

    Mr. Dave Pépin,
    Corporate Affairs,
    (418) 654-9661, ext. 225