LOUISVILLE, KY, April27, 2010 – North American Limestone Corporation (“NALC” or the “Company”),announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ohio River Trading Company(“ORTC”), has closed a transaction to lease a grinding and processing facilityfor high calcium carbonate limestone, from a subsidiary of a major masterlimited partnership. In the grinding plant, crushed limestone will be furtherprocessed, (dried, crushed, ground and sized to various specifications) andthen sold to specialty aggregate markets. The new plant will be located on-siteat ORTC’s existing crushed limestone operation, 243 Quarry, in Cloverdale,Indiana (the “Property”).

Construction of the new plant is planned to commence during May, with firstsales expected during the fourth quarter of 2010. The plant will producevarious gradations of ground calcium carbonate for applications that includemineral fillers, glass manufacturing, animal feed supplements, rock dust forcoal mines, and other uses. The new plant will have facilities capable ofloading customer vehicles with twin side-by-side scales as well as producing”super-sack” 2,000-pound bags.

The Property was secured by the Company in 2007 as a greefield developmentproject and opened for business in September 2008. Since that time, the Companyhas sold crushed limestone for applications such as Indiana Department ofTransportation projects, agriculture, construction, and power plant scrubbers.Due to the chemical characteristics of the Property’s limestone reserves, it iswell-suited for integration into the ground calcium carbonate markets.

About North American Limestone Corporation
North American Limestone Corporation, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky,has successfully built an operating platform in the aggregates industry withits 243 Quarry in Cloverdale, Indiana and the acquisition of limestone reservesin Todd County, Kentucky and Ripley County, Indiana. In less than three yearssince inception, NALC has identified, evaluated and secured over 100 milliontons of high quality limestone reserves.

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