Norsemont Mining Inc.
TSX VENTURE : NOM
FRANKFURT : N8S

Norsemont Mining Inc.

September 27, 2005 04:08 ET

Norsemont Expands Drill Program

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 27, 2005) - Norsemont Mining Inc. ("Norsemont" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NOM)(FRANKFURT:N8S)(WKN:A0DQKK) is very pleased to announce that the Company has expanded the current drill program at the Constancia project in Peru to 24 holes from the previously announced 15 hole program.

"As a result of our encouraging drill results from the current drill program, the Company's geological team has decided to expand the drill program. The team is encouraged about the underlying geology and is excited to test newly identified areas of interest," stated Marc E. Levy, President and CEO. "The expansion of the current drill program is a very significant development for the Company and is designed to increase the size of the Company's potential resource at Constancia."

Geotech S.A. has been informed about the expansion and is prepared to continue to drill on the Constancia project as required by Norsemont.



ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
NORSEMONT MINING INC.

"ALY B. MAWJI"

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ALY B. MAWJI


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