Noront Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : NOT

Noront Resources Ltd.

March 18, 2008 10:58 ET

Noront Comments on Trading Halt

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 18, 2008) - Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront") (TSX VENTURE:NOT) advises that the trading halt requested by the TSX.V is unrelated to its Double Eagle project in McFaulds Lake area. The halt is pending news release relating to the Company's Windfall Lake project in Urban Township, Quebec.

Recently a number of shallow drill holes were completed in support of a geotechnical and hydrological study by Forage Abitibi under the supervision of Qualitas Monterval "Monterval" geotechnical sub contractor arranged by the company's contractor Genivar LP of Val d'Or, Quebec.

Assay results from these drill holes have been received and will be reported as soon as it can be prepared by the Company.

Investors are invited to visit Noront's IR Hub at http://www.agoracom.com/IR/Noront where they can post questions and receive answers or review questions and answers already posted by other investors. Alternatively, investors are able to e-mail all questions and correspondence to NOT@agoracom.com where they can also request to be added to the investor e-mail list to receive all future press releases and updates in real time.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

R. Nemis, President and Chief Executive Officer

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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