Revett Minerals Shares Quoted on US OTC Bulletin Board

    SPOKANE VALLEY, WA, June 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Revett Minerals Inc.,
("TSX-RVM") ("Revett" or the "Company") shares have been approved to be listed
and posted for trading on the US OTC Bulletin Board under the ticker symbol
RVMIF.OB, effective June 2, 2009.
    The Listing, sponsored by Pennaluna & Co. in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, was
approved by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 1,
2009. The OTCBB includes more than 230 participating market-makers; and,
electronically displays and transmits real-time quotes, price and volume
    John Shanahan, President/CEO stated, "This is an important step as the
Company continues to build on the solid productivity and exploration efforts
at the operating Troy Mine and advancement of Rock Creek project permitting.
We have seen an increasing interest in our company from investors in the
United States and being listed on the bulletin board is expected to provide
shareholders with greater liquidity and a more efficient way to trade Revett
Minerals shares in the U.S."
    Revett Minerals shares will continue to be listed and traded on the
Toronto Stock Exchange, which is the primary market for the company's shares
under the symbol RVM.

    About Revett

    Revett Minerals, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates the
currently producing Troy Mine and development-stage Rock Creek Project, both
located in northwestern Montana, USA. The proven reserves at the Troy Mine and
significant resources at the Rock creek project will form the basis of our
plan to become a solid mid-tier base and precious metals producer. Revett
plans on expanding production through exploration in and around its current
properties, as well as through targeted business combinations of advanced
stage projects.

    John Shanahan
    President & CEO

    Except for the statements of historical fact contained herein, the
information presented in this press release may contain "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation
and The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Generally, these
forward looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking
terminology such as "plans", "expects", or "does not expect", "is expected",
"is not expected", "budget", "plans", "schedule", "estimates", "forecasts",
"intends", "anticipates", "or does not anticipate" or "believes" or variations
of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results
"may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved".
Forward-looking statements contained in this press release include but are not
limited to statements with respect to our expectation that listing on the
OTCBB will provide shareholders with greater liquidity and a more efficient
way to trade Revett Minerals shares in the U.S. as well as statements
respecting our plans on expanding production. Actual results and developments
could be affected by low volumes on the OTCBB, development risks and
production risks, our challenging working capital position and our inability
to continue to fund operations, as well as those factors discussed in the
section entitled "Risk Factors" in the Form 10-K filed on SEDAR at and with the SEC on EDGAR. Although the Company has attempted to
identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as
anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such
statements will prove to be accurate results and future events could differ
materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers
should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Revett Minerals
does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that are
incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance with applicable
securities laws.
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For further information:

For further information: Doug Ward, VP Corporate Development; Monique
Hayes, Corporate/Investor Communications, (509) 921-2294,

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