July 09, 2008 08:03 ET

Nordex Explosives Announces Additional Mining Claims in Melba Township

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) -


LES EXPLOSIFS NORDEX LTEE./NORDEX EXPLOSIVES LTD. (TSX VENTURE:NXX) announces that it has obtained additional mining claims in Melba Township located approximately 22 kilometres north of Kirkland Lake, Ontario.

The Company has obtained new mining claims in Melba Township totalling 240 hectares. These claims are in addition to 289 hectares of mining claims in Melba Township that the Company already controls under various leases. The 240 hectares of new claims are adjacent to the 289 hectares of existing claims.

Nordex Explosives has controlled the 289 hectares of existing claims going back to 1991. At this time, the Company has no plans to carry out exploration work on the group of claims.

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ABOUT NORDEX EXPLOSIVES: LES EXPLOSIFS NORDEX LTEE./NORDEX EXPLOSIVES LTD. (TSX VENTURE:NXX) is a developer, manufacturer and distributor of explosives for the mining, quarry and road construction industries. Founded in 1970, its manufacturing operations and distribution centre is strategically located in one of the world's largest mining regions near Kirkland Lake, Ontario.

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