Comaplex Provides an Update on the Meliadine West Exploration Program


    CALGARY, Nov. 13 /CNW/ - Comaplex Minerals Corp. (TSX-CMF) is pleased to
provide an update on the last of the drill results from the 2007 surface
exploration program on the Meliadine West gold property near Rankin Inlet,
Nunavut Territory, Canada. The property is owned 78% by Comaplex and 22% by
Meliadine Resources Ltd., with Comaplex having an option to increase to 80%.

    2007 Drill Program
    The surface drill program on the Meliadine West property was completed on
August 26 with a total of 21,758 meters in 102 holes completed on budget
(including 17 geotech holes for site infrastructure work). All of the drilling
was completed on the Tiriganiaq deposit. The object of this year's program was
predominantly an infill program to upgrade the resource status and to increase
the understanding of the deeper parts of the deposit. Meterage was also
allocated to shallow drill testing of both the western and eastern potential
open pit areas of the Tiriganiaq deposit, as well as the uppermost portion of
the main deposit.
    Results from the first 59 holes were released in Comaplex press releases
07-08, 07-09, 07-11 and 07-12. This release details the assay results from the
final 26 drill-holes of the program. Of these 26 holes, four tested the area
of the deposit that will be targeted in the underground program, one hole
tested the deep central portion of the Tiriganiaq deposit, five tested the
Western Deeps part of the deposit, and 16 holes tested the shallow east,
central, and west pit areas of the deposit. To view approximate hole
locations, please click on the following URL:

    Detailed drill results on all holes are attached to this release.
Highlights include:

               10.6 gmt gold over 17.4 meters in hole M07-695
                    and:    11.4 gmt gold over 4.5 meters
                    and:    16.4 gmt gold over 5.9 meters

                11.0 gmt gold over 5.6 meters in hole M07-696
                    and:    8.4 gmt gold over 9.2 meters
                    and:    9.5 gmt gold over 6.2 meters
                    and:    24.5 gmt gold over 3.9 meters

                10.0 gmt gold over 8.3 meters in hole M07-697
                    and:    16.2 gmt gold over 4.8 meters

               12.1 gmt gold over 10.0 meters in hole M07-698

                13.0 gmt gold over 3.5 meters in hole M07-700
                    and:    14.3 gmt gold over 10.5 meters
                    and:    13.4 gmt gold over 6.0 meters

                13.8 gmt gold over 2.6 meters in hole M07-713
                    and:    18.0 gmt gold over 6.6 meters

               15.9 gmt gold over 26.9 meters in hole M07-714A

               23.1 gmt gold over 14.8 meters in hole M07-719

    Infill drilling results from the west plunging Western Deeps extension of
the Tiriganiaq deposit indicates significant gold concentrations at depth.
While wandering of the drill-holes over these depths makes infill drilling
difficult, widely spaced holes near and around previously released exploration
drill-hole 04-531A (188.2 g/t gold over 16.2m) recovered wide intersections
with good gold grades (holes 695, 700, 714A and 719). Drilling in this part of
the deposit also strongly supports the presence of multiple gold bearing lodes
at depth, consistent with the main deposit. Drill hole 696 and other
previously released 2007 holes indicate continuity of the main deposit into
the Western Deeps zone. The deposit is open to depth.
    Drill-holes into the shallow margins of the Tiriganiaq deposit were also
completed with success. Good gold grades over appreciable widths were
recovered in the eastern pit area (holes 697 and 698). The western pit area is
a relatively new target of lower gold grade material that may add potential
gold resources to the project.
    As previously mentioned, the delay in getting results from the lab has
impacted Comaplex's schedule for getting both a new resource estimate
completed and in ongoing scoping level studies. Work will now concentrate on
incorporating the new drill information into the model and completing a new
resource estimate. Drilling results in the shallow pit areas will need to be
assessed and potentially incorporated into the ongoing scoping study work.
Timing is now such that underground information could also be included into
the scoping study. Decisions on these issues will be determined and reported
as the work progresses.

    Underground Exploration Program Commences
    Underground work on the exploration decline into the Tiriganiaq deposit
is well underway. As of the date of this release, there has been approximately
100 meters of advance down the decline. We expect to access the first
mineralized lode sometime in January 2008. The underground program as planned
and permitted is expected to continue for approximately nine months.

    New Appointment within the Company
    Comaplex is pleased to report the addition of Mr. Andrew Saltis, I. Eng.,
to the Company in the position of Mining Operations Manager. Mr. Saltis is a
professional mining engineer with extensive experience in underground mining
operations in Canada and internationally, including northern projects
(Jericho). Mr. Saltis also has extensive experience in heavy civil
construction. This mix of experience will be advantageous to the company. Mr.
Saltis will be managing the daily engineering activities of the Company and
will assist in the development of the Tiriganiaq deposit as the project
advances towards feasibility.
    Supplies for the 2008 field season are already in Rankin Inlet and will
be mobilized to site over the winter. The Company will continue to assess its
options in advancing this project.

    Doug Dumka, P.Geo. is the Chief Geologist for Comaplex Minerals and is
the Senior Project Geologist and designated Qualified Person (Q.P.) for the
Meliadine West Project. Mr. Dumka supervised drill hole planning,
implementation and quality control/quality assurance programs at the Meliadine
West project for 2007.
    Drill core analysis is performed on cut, half NQ core with standard fire
assay procedures and a gravimetric finish (2 assay ton, 1000 gram pulp). QA/QC
programs employ the insertion of external standards (low to high grade Au),
blanks, and core duplicates every 20 samples. All assaying was completed by
TSL Laboratories Ltd. based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. TSL completes its own
internal QA/QC by inserting a standard, blank, pulp duplicate, and coarse
reject duplicate in every batch of 20 analyses. QA/QC compliance was
rigorously checked on a continuous basis during the exploration program.
    Unless otherwise noted, meterage provided is measured down hole and
intersection widths are interpreted to be approximately 80% of true width.

    The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the
    adequacy or accuracy of this release.

    Meliadine West Property - Comaplex Press Release 07- 13      November 13,
    -------------------------------------------------------             2007

                                                                     Cut to
                                                                   60 gmt Au
                                                         weigh.       weigh.
                                                          aver.        aver.
    hole(No.)    area      lode         meterage      (gmt Au/m)   (gmt Au/m)
    ---------    ----      ----         --------      ----------   ----------

    M06-694   - east pit   1154        121.2-129.1      4.1/7.9m

              - western
    M07-695     deeps      1255       397.2-414.55    10.6/17.4m   8.7/17.4m
                           1252      415.85-420.35     11.4/4.5m
                           1251       422.25-428.2     16.4/5.9m
                           1015       506.45-509.4      8.7/2.9m
                           1000      512.65-515.35      7.5/2.7m

    M07-696     - deep     1155      276.85-282.42     11.0/5.6m
                           1154      284.24-295.45      8.4/9.2m
                           1153       302.2-308.35      9.5/6.2m
                           1152       313.7-317.55     24.5/3.9m   22.9/3.9m

    M07-697   - east pit   1100         97.3-105.6     10.0/8.3m
                           1025       145.0-149.75     16.2/4.8m

    M07-698   - east pit   1100          46.8-56.8    12.1/10.0m   9.4/10.0m

    M07-699   - west pit   1100        67.35-71.05      4.5/3.7m

              - western
    M07-700     deeps      1154        359.0-363.5   13.0/3.5m(tw)
                           1153       373.0-386.55  14.3/10.5m(tw) 11.0/
                           1000       439.35-447.2   13.4/6.0m(tw)

    M07-701   - west pit   1000         55.6-61.45      5.7/5.9m

    M07-702    Deposit     1000       169.0-174.05     13.9/5.1m

    M07-703   - west pit                                     NSV

    M07-704   - west pit   1100        62.35-64.88      7.1/2.5m

    M07-705   - west pit   1075          66.1-68.8      6.8/2.7m

              - western
    M07-706     deeps      1255       445.1-449.45    7.3/3.6m(tw)
                           1025       527.0-529.15   11.9/1.8m(tw)
                           1015        543.5-546.5    9.2/2.5m(tw)

    M07-707   - west pit   1100        58.82-61.67     14.8/2.9m

    M07-708   - west pit   1100          20.3-23.2      9.6/2.9m

    M07-709   - west pit   1100          36.5-39.5      6.7/3.0m

    M07-710   - shallow    1050          36.4-44.0      3.7/7.6m
                           1000          56.2-58.7      6.5/2.5m

    M07-711   - shallow    1050        43.95-45.15      6.5/1.2m
                           1000          47.9-50.0      4.9/2.1m

    M07-712   - shallow    1100          37.8-40.8      6.1/3.0m
                           1050          57.0-61.5      5.6/4.5m
                           1025        67.25-75.45      4.7/8.2m

    M07-713    Deposit     1100          55.7-58.3     13.8/2.6m
                           1000         91.6-98.15     18.0/6.6m   17.1/6.6m

              - western
    M07-714A    deeps      1255       421.98-460.0  15.9/26.9m(tw)  14.1/
                                incl. 439.19-460.0  20.2/14.7m(tw)  18.0/
                           1025        532.0-535.0    9.1/2.1m(tw)
                           1000      541.88-544.02   15.9/1.5m(tw)

    M07-715   - shallow    1050          37.2-40.5      3.7/3.3m

    M07-716    Deposit     1025          42.2-46.2     12.7/4.0m

    M07-717    Deposit     1000        79.25-82.32     13.9/3.1m

    M07-718   - shallow    1000         32.6-36.15     17.9/3.5m   15.4/3.5m
                                  incl. 32.6-33.5m     69.7/0.9m   60.0/0.9m

              - western
    M07-719     deeps      1255      407.55-428.55  23.1/14.8m(tw)  20.2/

    tw = true width
    (unless otherwise noted, meterage provided is measured down hole and
    intersection widths are interpreted to be approximately 80% of true

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For further information:

For further information: George F. Fink, President, or Mark J. Balog,
Vice President - Exploration, at (403) 265-2846 or visit our website at

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