Diamcor Mining Appoints James Hawkins as New Exploration and Special Projects Manager


KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, May 10, 2007 – Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V:DMI) (“Diamcor” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. James Hawkins to the Diamcor management team. Mr. Hawkins will join the Company immediately as its new Manager of Exploration and Special Projects assisting with technical evaluation, reporting and planning for both existing operations and potential new acquisitions being considered by the Company.

Mr. Hawkins graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a B.Sc. in Geophysics in 1977 and spent a year at the University of New Brunswick in extended studies in Geology. He joined the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) as a Professional Geophysicist in 1990. Mr. Hawkins comes to Diamcor with more than 20 years geological experience during which time he has conducted and managed a wide range of mining and exploration projects throughout North America, Africa and the South Pacific. The addition of Mr. Hawkins to the current management team is aimed at enhancing Diamcor’s abilities to efficiently and effectively evaluate, acquire and develop new projects and opportunities within the Republic of South Africa. Mr. Hawkins has previously acted as a geological consultant to Diamcor on several recent projects and thus has a strong familiarity of Diamcor’s ongoing projects and current growth objectives.

“We welcome the addition of Mr. Hawkins to our growing management team and look forward to the immediate benefits he will bring to our ongoing efforts and growth initiatives,” commented Dean Taylor, Diamcor President and Chief Operating Officer. “Through his previous consulting efforts he has gained valuable first hand experience working with Diamcor’s South African operational team and the independent geological consultants located there. That knowledge will allow him to become an immediate asset to the Company as we expect the workload to increase over next few months evaluating significant opportunities we believe are currently available,” added Taylor.

About Diamcor: Diamcor Mining is a junior mining and exploration company with active operations and established key strategic relationships within the Republic of South Africa. The Company is determined to use this established operating history and industry knowledge to increase its current production of diamonds through the development and acquisition of additional quality properties in the region. The Company operates offices in both Canada and South Africa. Diamcor’s securities trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (V:DMI). For more information about Diamcor Mining Inc., please visit our website at www.diamcormining.com.

Forward Looking Information: This release includes certain forward-looking statements including, without limitation, statements concerning Diamcor’s future plans and opportunities, business strategy, potential transactions, and objectives of management for future operations. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may," "will," "expect," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "believe," "should," "plans," or "continue" or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology. Although Diamcor believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, and actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements.

For further information please contact:

Mr. Dean H. Taylor
President and Chief Operating Officer
Diamcor Mining Inc.
(250) 864-3326