Rocky Mountain Dealerships Closes Acquisition of Dealership in Alberta: Heartland Equipment Limited

    CALGARY, April 2 /CNW/ - Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc. ("Rocky
Mountain" or the "Company") (TSX:RME), a leading Canadian network of full
service agricultural and construction equipment dealerships, announced today
that it has closed on the previously announced acquisition of Heartland
Equipment Limited ("Heartland"), a farm equipment dealership in Drumheller,
    Heartland represents the Case IH agriculture brand, and also carries
Kubota, Bourgault, and Farm King equipment. In its most recent fiscal year
ended October 31, 2008, Heartland reported approximate revenues of $28.1
million. Heartland's dealership location is contiguous to the Company's Balzac
store and increases Rocky Mountain's presence in the southeastern portion of

    About Rocky Mountain

    Rocky Mountain (TSX:RME), represents one of Canada's largest agriculture
and construction equipment dealerships and with the acquisition of Heartland
operates a total of 22 dealership branches throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan
and Manitoba. Rocky Mountain sells, rents and leases new and used construction
and agriculture equipment, including the Case Construction and Case IH
Agriculture brands, as well as offering product support and finance and
insurance products to its customers.

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For further information:

For further information: M.C. (Matt) Campbell, Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer; Brian Taschuk, Chief Operating Officer; or Garrett Ganden,
Chief Financial Officer, 828 - 46th Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2A6,
Telephone: (403) 243-8600, Fax (403) 243-2264; Or Investor Relations, ICR,
Inc., John Mills, Senior Managing Director,, (310) 954-1100

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