About Graphite

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About Graphite

Production

There are several steps in the production process before graphite can be bundled and sold to customers.

Extraction - Ore (graphite-rich rock) is extracted via surface excavation and trucked to the nearby mill for processing. This stage of the process also produces waste rock, which is deposited in a designated area within the boundaries of the Kearney Mine property.

Processing - Ore is crushed to the consistency of sand and undergoes a series of flotation processes during which graphite flakes are skimmed off. These flakes are then dried and bagged for sale.

Tailings Storage - The crushed rocks that remain after the graphite is removed, called tailings, are chemically inert and transferred to the on-site tailings area for long-term storage in accordance with Ontario Ministry of Energy requirements and world-class environmental practices.