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April 09, 2007 08:33 ET

Richmont Mines to Webcast Presentation at the American Stock Exchange Precious and Base Metals Investors Conference

MONTREAL, CANADA--(CCNMatthews - April 9, 2007) - Richmont Mines Inc. (AMEX:RIC)(TSX:RIC), a gold exploration, development and mining company, announced today that Mr. Martin Rivard, President and CEO, will present at the American Stock Exchange Fourth Annual Precious and Base Metals Investor Conference at the New York Marriott Financial Center Hotel in New York City beginning at 4:15 p.m. ET on Thursday, April 12, 2007.

A live webcast of the presentation, along with presentation materials, will be available on the Company's website at: If you are unable to listen to the live presentation, an archive will be available on Richmont Mines' website in the Investor section.

About Richmont Mines Inc.

Richmont Mines explores, develops and produces gold currently in Northeast Canada. Since its incorporation in 1981, Richmont Mines has produced over 900 thousand ounces of gold from its operations. Richmont Mines' strategy is to cost effectively develop its mining assets, exploit mineralized resources on properties owned and acquire or develop partnerships to expand its reserve base. Richmont's competency is in developing advanced projects to production as a result of its mining operations.

More information on Richmont Mines can be found on its website at:

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