RICHMONT MINES INC.
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RICHMONT MINES INC.

March 19, 2008 09:04 ET

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

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 19, 2008) - Richmont Mines Inc. (TSX:RIC)(AMEX:RIC), a gold exploration, development and mining company, announced today that Mr. Martin Rivard, President and CEO, will present at the American Stock Exchange Fifth Annual Precious and Base Metals Investor Conference at The Harvard Club of New York City beginning at 10:40 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 26, 2008.

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


Martin Rivard

President and Chief Executive Officer

About Richmont Mines Inc.

Richmont Mines produces gold from its operations in Canada and has extensive experience in gold exploration, development and mining. Since it began production in 1991, the Company has produced more than one million ounces of gold from its holdings in Quebec, Ontario and Newfoundland. Richmont Mines' strategy is to cost effectively develop its mining assets, exploit mineralized reserves on properties owned and acquired, and develop partnerships to expand its reserve base.

More information on Richmont Mines can be found on its website at: www.richmont-mines.com

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