Vior Inc.

Vior Inc.

January 29, 2008 10:00 ET

Vior Begins Drilling Program on Buteux and Fecteau Projects

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 29, 2008) - Vior (TSX VENTURE:VIO) (FRANKFURT:VL5) announces today that it has begun a 2000 metre drilling program on its Buteux and Fecteau exploration projects located 125 kilometres southwest of Chibougamau, and 110 kilometres east of Lebel-sur-Quevillon, Province of Quebec.

The first phase of the drilling program will target an area of chargeability highlighted by an IP survey (Induced Polarization) carried over the property in the fall of 2007. A new gold showing (Guylaine) that returned high gold values ranging from 6.8 g/t Au to 26.7 g/t Au from chosen samples (See press release dated October 25, 2007), coincides with this anomaly that runs for more than 400 metres in the southern part of the property. The drilling program will also test the Desgagne showings that also returned high-grade gold values of 8 g/t Au to 85 g/t Au from chosen samples approximately 120 metres from the Guylaine showing (See press release dated February 22, 2007).

The second phase of the program will verify the extension of the Lac Fecteau zinc anomaly (FEC-98-01, 1.6% Zn over 5.6 metres) located in the northern section of the property.

The Buteux and Fecteau projects are located in the Urban-Barry greenstone segment, east of the Abitibi greenstone belt, approximately 20 kilometres east of the Noront discovery announced in December 2006 (1,792.9 g/t Au over 4.8 metres). The Buteux and Fecteau properties are wholly-owned by Vior and comprise 154 claims covering more than 9,100 hectares. This very little explored area is now easily accessed by forest roads and in our view has the potential for the discovery of a major gold and/or base metal deposit.

The content of this press release was prepared by Denis Chenard, P. Eng. and Qualified Person for the Company as defined by National Instrument 43-101


Vior is a growing mining company focused on acquiring and developing high quality, low risk gold and base metal resource prospects in accessible mining areas of Quebec. The Company wholly owns the Douay gold project which, according to the latest 43-101 compliant independent resources evaluation, contains 1.85 million ounces of gold in the inferred category and 269,000 ounces of gold in the measured and indicated categories (See press release dated November 7, 2007). The Company is aggressively pursuing opportunities to develop working interests in mineral properties that offer significant upside exploration potential. Vale Inco Limited is the largest shareholder of Vior with an 11% interest.

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