SOURCE: Romarco Minerals Inc.

October 21, 2008 12:26 ET

Romarco Files Updated Haile Gold Mine Project NI 43-101 Technical Report

SPARKS, NV--(Marketwire - October 21, 2008) - ROMARCO MINERALS INC. (TSX-V: R) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has filed an updated NI 43-101 Technical Report in respect of the Haile Gold Mine Project, completed by Gustavson Associates, LLC of Boulder, CO. Gustavson was responsible for completing the independent mineral resource estimate, announced in a press release dated Sept. 4, 2008. The new mineral resource represents a 92% increase in the measured and indicated category for a total of 1.5 million ounces of gold with an additional 678,000 ounces of gold in the Inferred category.

Key aspects of the updated technical report include:

* A full description of Gustavson's verification of the existing project
data, as well as, Romarco's exploration program and estimation
methodologies;
* A statement of Measured, Indicated and Inferred mineral resources;
* A discussion of Romarco's exploration program, including the program for
the remainder of 2008 and 2009; and
* Recommendations for continuation of exploration programs.

"The NI 43-101 technical report provides current information related to the Company's geologic understanding of the Haile deposit, future exploration drilling programs and an updated mineral resource estimate. It is important to note, that the new mineral resource estimate is based on drilling through mid-July. In light of the exploration drilling completed since that time, it may be necessary to update the resource estimate in the near future," stated Diane Garrett, President and CEO.

Romarco's Qualified Person is Tom Kilbey, Sr. Geologist for the Company.

Romarco Minerals Inc. is a gold development company focused on production in the US and Mexico. The Company's flagship project is the Haile Gold Mine in South Carolina, which is currently undergoing exploration drilling, bankable feasibility study and permitting. The Pinos Gold District in Mexico is a high-grade epithermal vein district in the advanced exploration stage. The Company also has three gold exploration projects in Nevada.

ON BEHALF OF ROMARCO MINERALS INC.

"Diane R. Garrett"
Diane R. Garrett,
President and C.E.O.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Diane Garrett
    President and C.E.O.
    (830) 624-6249
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    Shirene Urton
    Executive Assistant
    (775) 355-1900
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    ROMARCO MINERALS INC.
    997 Greg Street
    Sparks, Nevada
    USA 89431
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