Rocmec Mining Inc.

Rocmec Mining Inc.

February 28, 2008 10:57 ET

Rocmec Begins a 1000 Metre Drill Campaign in Peru to Complete Final Phase of Due Diligence

POINTE-CLAIRE, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2008) - Rocmec Mining inc. (TSX VENTURE:RMI)(FRANKFURT:D5O) is pleased to announce the start of a diamond drilling campaign on the Puma mining concession in Peru. This campaign constitutes the final phase of the company's due diligence process. The 1000 metre diamond drilling campaign will take approximately 8 weeks and once completed, will enable Rocmec to produce a NI 43-101 resource calculation report. The results of the report coupled with the data obtained during the due diligence process will allow Management to decide whether to proceed with its purchase option agreement (see press release dated November 8th, 2007) and acquire the six concessions that form the Puma mining property and begin development which will lead thereafter to the start of gold production. The expiry date of the purchase option agreement has been extended from March 13th, 2008 to Mai 31st, 2008.

The objective of the work is to verify the continuity of the mineralised structures that were previously identified during underground sampling (see press release dated November 20th, 2007) and surface sampling (see press release dated January 15th, 2008) conducted by independent geologists.

Financing of the project, that also includes a 100tpd treatment plant will be secured by debenture financing. Talks are well underway with financial groups interested in the project and as part of their due diligence process representatives will conduct an on-site visit of the Puma property in March 2008. Terms and conditions of the debenture financing will be made public in a timely manner.

As part of its regular corporate updates, Management is pleased to report that it has significantly increased its efforts of introducing its thermal fragmentation process by way of service contracts within the mining industry. "On-site visits by interested parties to our Rocmec 1 property, which also serves to showcase our patented process, were held in December and February and we are confident that we will obtain our first service contract in the near future" stated Mr. Donald Brisebois, Rocmec's President.

About the Puma property

The Puma property contains 6 narrow vein gold concessions covering 1,700 hectares and located approximately 80 km from the city of Arequipa, Peru. One of the concessions is currently in operation using small-scale traditional mining methods, producing about 10 tonnes of very high grade ore daily. All the necessary mining services are readily available and distance between the city and the properties is well traveled by an access road that is used daily to transport ore and mining materials to and from the site. Rocmec plans on developing the project with a Canadian partner, RSW-Beroma, who has been travelling extensively in Peru for the past three years especially in the Arequipa area evaluating the best gold properties.

Rocmec Mining's growth strategy is focused on developing quality assets that will significantly enhance shareholder value by using the thermal fragmentation method throughout the Americas to extract narrow vein ore bodies. By utilising the thermal fragmentation method in combination with conventional mining methods, the company aims to become a mid-tier gold producer. In addition, by providing service agreements, the company intends to generate additional revenue and accelerate the spread of this unique technology.

"Thermal fragmentation - the way of the future for mining narrow high-grade veins"

About Rocmec Mining

Rocmec Mining Inc. is a Canadian junior exploration company actively involved in the acquisition, exploration and development of precious metal projects. The Company's exclusive thermal fragmentation process combined with its growth strategy positions it as the partner of choice for the development of narrow high-grade precious metal quartz vein projects. The Company's shares are listed on the TSX-Venture (RMI) and the FSE (D5O) exchange.

Statements in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and that actual developments or results may vary materially from those in these "forward-looking statements".

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