February 28, 2008 13:30 ET

Normabec Intercepts 35.18 g/t Au Over 5.0 Meters on Pitt Gold

ST-BRUNO, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2008) - Normabec Mining Resources Limited ("NORMABEC" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NMB) is pleased to announce additional results from its on-going winter drilling program on the Pitt Gold property, located along the Porcupine-Destor Break, some 35 km north of Rouyn-Noranda, in the Abitibi region of Quebec.

In January, the company released results from the first hole PG2007-06 (1) (Zone 2: 11.3 g/t Au over 2.0 meters from 651 to 653 metres along the hole). The following table includes results from the second hole of the program (PG2007-07).

(m) (m) (m) g/t Au

PG2007-07(1) 484.0 485.0 1.0 1.51
485.0 485.5 0.5 16.77
485.5 486.0 0.5 300.72
486.0 487.0 1.0 12.14
487.0 488.0 1.0 2.33
488.0 489.0 1.0 1.17
average 484.0 489.0 5.0 35.18(i)
514.0 516.0 2.0 1.75

(i) uncut
(1) Drill holes started in December 2007 and assayed in 2008

The impressive results obtained in PG2007-07 appear to correspond to Zone 1. It is located 60 metres above hole DQ96-43 (6.05 g/t Au over 1.75 m) and 30 metres below hole PG2007-01 (7.47 g/t Au over 0.90 m). While the individual value of 300.72 g/t Au is the highest ever returned from the property, it is interesting to note that no visible gold was observed confirming that the occurrence of gold is closely related to the sulphide mineralization (fine pyrite).

Although the mineralized horizon of the property hosts several gold bearing structures, Zone 1 and 2 host structures that exhibit the best continuity encountered to date. Both zones of mineralization can now be traced laterally and vertically for approximately 500 metres. The intersection in PG2007-07 is found in the central western portion of Zone 1.

Drilling on Pitt Gold continues with one drill rig. The company is planning to complete approximately 8,500 meters of drilling during this phase of the project with the principal objective being to target and further delineate additional high grade mineralization intersected since 2006 below the 450 meters level (see PG2006-01). Of note to date, is that all of the ten gold values above 34 g/t Au (1.0 oz/t) intersected so far on the project were obtained below the 450 metre level.

Samples were prepared and assayed at Laboratoire Expert of Rouyn-Noranda and were subjected to fire assay with AA finish. Normabec has implemented a QAQC program which includes systematic use of standards, blanks and duplicates. Values above 1 g/t Au are systematically re-assayed.

The 2008 drilling program is being carried out under the supervision of Mr. Pierre O'Dowd, Geologist and Qualified Person as per National Instrument 43-101.

In 2007, Normabec acquired a 60 percent interest in the Pitt Gold property, as per the option purchase agreement signed with SOQUEM Inc. and GeoNova Exploration Inc. The Company has completed more than 19,000 meters of drilling on the property since the signing of this agreement. Normabec is now in the process of earning an additional 20 percent interest in the property by undertaking exploration expenditures (incl. drilling) of C$500,000 before June 2008.

SOQUEM is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Societe generale de financement du Quebec (SGF). The mission of the SGF, an industrial and financial holding, is to undertake economic development projects, in the industrial sector, in cooperation with partners and in compliance with the economic development policies of the Quebec government.

GeoNova is a wholly owned exploration company of Campbell Resources Inc., a mining Corporation which operates mainly in the Chibougamau area (Quebec), and holds several gold and copper properties.

We would like to take this opportunity to invite everybody to visit Normabec at PDAC Core Shack booth 5018A on Sunday, March 2nd and Monday, March 3rd. Normabec team will exhibit drill core from the Real de Catorce Silver project in Mexico.

Normabec is a junior mining exploration company with a portfolio of advanced exploration projects including: the Pitt Gold Project in Quebec and the Real de Catorce Silver Project in Mexico.

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

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