Yorbeau Resources Inc.
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Yorbeau Resources Inc.

March 12, 2008 11:51 ET

Yorbeau Initiates an IP-Resistivity Ground Geophysical Survey at its Rouyn Gold Property, Quebec

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 12, 2008) - Yorbeau Resources Inc. (TSX:YRB.A) is pleased to announce initiation of the first phase of its 2008 surface exploration program. An Induced Polarization (IP) - Resistivity survey is being conducted over the entire 12-km length of the Cadillac-Larder Lake Break (CLLB) on the Company's Rouyn property. The survey has been contracted to Abitibi Geophysics of Val d'Or Quebec, and will require approximately two months to complete.

Drilling of targets identified by the Company's compilation of historical and recent data, combined with results of the IP-Resistivity survey, will begin during late April.

The objective of the survey is to identify drill targets along the 90% portion of the CLLB on the Company's Rouyn property that has never been explored in detail. Furthermore, the IP survey grid on the Augmitto property has been designed to extend over the Durbar gold zone (400 m north of Augmitto deposit), which is hosted in volcanic rocks of the Blake River Group. Gold mineralization at the Durbar zone is in a geological setting similar to that of the Lac Pelletier deposit located 2 km north of Yorbeau's Lac Gamble block.

Rationale for the IP-Resistivity Survey

The ground geophysical survey will detect chargeable zones (sulfide-bearing "flow ore" zones) and high resistivity zones (silicified and veined zones), zones that are known to host gold mineralization on the Rouyn property and elsewhere along the CLLB. Both of these zones occur at the Augmitto and Astoria deposits, and the survey is designed to detect more of them, especially portions of the property that are extensively covered by overburden.

Compilation of historical and Company data into an extensive database has been followed by interpretation by the Company's staff, which revealed that zones of near-surface, high-grade gold mineralization at Augmitto are associated with the disappearance or reduction of the magnetic response of the host ultramafic unit, which is part of the Piche volcanic group. The disappearance of the magnetic signature coincides with intensification of hydrothermal alteration that is expressed by an intense carbonatization and silicification of the ultramafic host. Gold bearing stockworks are found within these intensely carbonatized ultramafic rocks. The Piche volcanic group (mafic to ultramafic volcanic rocks) is host to most of the gold deposits along the CLLB, including the Augmitto and Astoria deposits of the Rouyn property.

The data compilation has already identified a high-priority drill target, the Lake Gamble area, where the Piche Group becomes completely magnetically dead over a distance of 1,500 metres. During 2006, Yorbeau drilled one hole (06-S-409) under Lake Gamble and encountered at a depth of about 600 metres the highly-altered formation that assayed 11.64 g/t Au over 2.57 meters (core length), including 15.84 g/t over 1.91 metres of core length. These results were published previously. The Lac Gamble area is located between the Augmitto and Astoria deposits.

A complete data record to date will be shortly available to the Company, as the Astoria and Augmitto databases have been integrated, and data from other portions of the property will be located and entered into that same database, a process that will take 4-5 months.

About Yorbeau Resources Inc.

Yorbeau is an exploration company managed by a highly respected team of industry veterans. The raison d'etre of Yorbeau is to identify a world class gold deposit and to thereby provide a major return for its shareholders. Against the backdrop of a market that is steadily more welcoming for gold, Yorbeau is poised to significantly increase the known gold resources on its properties in Northern Quebec.

Forward-looking statements: Except for statement of historical fact, all statements in this news release, without limitation, regarding new projects, acquisitions, future plans and objectives are forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate; actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.

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