Haile expands mining team at Haile



    SPARKS, NV, Aug. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - ROMARCO MINERALS INC. (TSXV: R) is
pleased to announce that it has expanded its management team with additions to
its operations positions. As Romarco moves into the detailed design phase
followed by construction and operations, these individuals will be the
managers in charge of carrying Haile through to safe, efficient operations.
    Jim Arnold, Sr. VP, COO commented, "We are very excited about being able
to attract talent such as Jim, Brent and Ott. This is a testament to the
strength of our project at Haile and the terrific work that the current team
has done."

    Mr. Jim Wickens - Haile Mill Manager

    During his recent nine year tenure with Barrick Gold Corp., Mr Wickens
has held the position of Chief Metallurgist at Cortez Mine (Nevada), Golden
Sunlight Mine (Montana), and Goldstrike (Nevada). He was responsible for all
metallurgical services, refinery, process controls and operations metallurgy.
Prior to Barrick, Mr. Wickens was Sr. Metallurgist at Placer Dome's Bald
Mountain Mine, Campbell Mine and Gibraltar Mine. Mr. Wickens holds a B.A. Sc.
in Mining and Mineral Processing from the University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, Canada.

    Mr. Brent Anderson, Mining Engineer - Haile Mine Manager

    Prior to joining Romarco, Mr. Anderson was at the Robinson Mine (Quadra
Mining) where he was responsible for mine operations including administering a
$100 million mine operating budget, meeting production schedules and targets
and development of life-of-mine models. In addition, he has held various
senior mining positions with Phelps Dodge Corp. (Candelaria Mine (Chile) and
Cerro Verde Mine (Peru)), and positions with Freeport McMoRan. Mr. Anderson
will be responsible for all engineering, operating and maintenance functions
in the Mine Department at Haile. He holds a Mining Engineering degree from the
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

    Mr. Arthur "Ott" Jackson - Haile Health and Safety Manager

    Mr. Jackson has a long and distinguished career in the filed of Mine
Safety with Freeport McMoRan and prior thereto Phelps Dodge. Mr. Jackson will
manage Haile's current Safety program and will be responsible for establishing
and implementing required Mine Safety programs (MSHA) as the Company moves
toward construction, development and production. Mr. Jackson holds a B.A. in
Business Management from the University of Phoenix.

    
                     ON BEHALF OF ROMARCO MINERALS INC.

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


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For further information:

For further information: Diane Garrett, President and C.E.O., (210)
621-4200; Shirene Urton, (775) 355-1900; Renmark Financial Communications
Inc.: Dan Symons, dsymons@renmarkfinancial.com; Christine Stewart,
cstewart@renmarkfinancial.com, (514) 939-3989, (416) 644-2020,
www.renmarkfinancial.com

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