Junex concludes a five-year agreement with Entreprises Bourget for the distribution of Solnat

    QUEBEC CITY, March 6 /CNW Telbec/ - Junex (JNX : TSXV) is proud to
announce the signature of a distribution agreement for the Solnat with Les
Entreprises Bourget Inc., one of Quebec's most important companies in the
sector of road maintenance, construction, pavement.
    "We have established an excellent business relationship with Les
Entreprises Bourget in the last years and this five (5) year agreement falls
into the path of our company's strategy which is to guaranty recurrent
revenues while pursuing our oil and gas exploration efforts in Quebec"
indicated Mr. Jean-Yves Lavoie, President and CEO of Junex.
    "We are proud to pursue our association with Junex and to become Quebec's
exclusive distributor of Solnat, a natural product which corresponds to our
customers' objectives. We have successfully established the value of the
product in the last two years and we believe that the Solnat, one of the sole
quebec products available for the dust-control and road de-icing markets, will
know an important sale increase during the coming years." has indicated Mr.
Luc Delangis, MBA, Vice-president of Les Entreprises Bourget.
    The Agreement based on a 5-year term makes Les Entreprises Bourget inc.
the exclusive distributor of the Solnat on all Quebec's territory. The Solnat
is a natural brine (extremely salted water containing different chlorides)
produced by Junex in the area of Becancour. The Solnat is used for road
maintenance as a dust control agent during summer and a de-icing product
during winter.

    About Junex

    Junex holds exploration rights in more than 4 million acres of land in
the Appalachian basin in the province of Québec. Recent major discoveries in
the United States and Eastern Canada have stimulated exploration in Québec,
which is located in a geological setting favourable for oil and gas discovery.
Junex's strategy is to reduce exploration risks by entering into partnerships
with other exploration companies. Parallel to its exploration efforts, Junex's
goal is to achieve positive cash flows from its natural brine and drilling
services operations. Junex also holds approximately a 12% interest in Petrolia
(PEA : TSXV) and an 3.5% interest in Gastem (GMR : TSXV).

    Abour Les Entreprises Bourget

    Created in 1962 and then active exclusively in the road construction
industry, Les Entreprises Bourget has become through the years a diversified
company offering integrated services for the construction, paving and road
maintenance industry. The services offered to the governmental, institutional
and private customers include the production and installation of asphalt, the
spreading of dust control products, snow removal operations and concrete
production. The Head-Office is located in St-Paul-de-Joliette, Quebec and the
company has over 100 employees on its staff during the high season. All the
company's activities are certified by the ISO Standard.

    The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the
    information contained herein.
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For further information:

For further information: JUNEX: Jean-Yves Lavoie, President and Chief of
Operations, (418) 654-9661; Dave Pépin, Vice- President, Corporate Affairs,
(418) 654-9661

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