News Release

June 12, 2006

SOFTROCK MINERALS ANNOUNCES GRANTING
OF STOCK OPTIONS TO PRESIDENT,
DIRECTORS, AND NEW CFO

Softrock Minerals Ltd. directors announce that they have approved additional options for 550,000 shares to the directors, president and new CFO of the corporation.

Options for 100,000 shares each, expiring June 10, 2008, exercisable at $0.20 were granted, subject to exchange approval to directors Denis Gagnon, Arne Nielsen, J B Keith Mclean and CFO T M M Bender. 150,000 were granted under the same conditions to the Honourable Nick Taylor president.
The board also repeats, what has already been announced on SEDAR, that the annual and special meeting of the shareholders has been moved from June 28, 2006 to August 03, 2006 at the same venue: 11:00 am at the Downtown Ramada Hotel, 708-8 Ave SW, Calgary.

In the meantime shareholders may access year-end and first quarter statements as well as MDAs for both periods by visiting SEDAR at www.sedar.com or Softrock's corporate page.

On behalf of the Board of Directors
The Honourable Nick Taylor, President and Director

For further information please contact:
Softrock Minerals Ltd.
#1010, 825 – 8th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2T3
Ph:(403) 266-2605 or Fax:(403) 266-2730
Email: softrockminerals@shaw.ca

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility
for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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