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Ontario Graphite in the News

May 14, 2013

Kearney mine gets the go-ahead to reopen

Toronto Star /
May 14, 2013 - Electric car and fears of capped exports by Chinese mines have brought new life into the "biggest little town" of Kearney, Ontario. On Monday, Ontario Graphite Inc. announced it has final approval to re-commission the Kearney graphite mine...
May 14, 2013

Ontario Graphite receives go-ahead for Kearney Mine

Industrial Minerals /
May 14, 2013 - Ontario Graphite Ltd said today that it has received final clearance from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment for the re-commissioning of the Kearney graphite mine in Ontario, Canada. The approval means that the privately-owned com...
Mar 07, 2012

Graphite open-pit mine to reopen near Huntsville

Toronto Star /
March 7, 2012 - China's decision to cut its graphite exports has breathed new life into a mine northeast of Huntsville, near the border of Algonquin Park, that was closed almost 18 years ago. It is an economically depressed area where the up to 80 jobs c...
Mar 06, 2012

Ontario Graphite gets approval for mine closure plan

Industrial Minerals /
March 6, 2012 - Canadian developer Ontario Graphite Ltd. has received approval from the Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM) for the closure plan submitted for the company's Kearney Mine project, located about 300km north of Toronto....
Mar 01, 2012

Canadian Commitment

Industrial Minerals /
March 2012 - Originally established in 1989, the Kearney mine was operated by Cal Graphite Corp. for five years until its closure in 1994, owing to under-utilisation and falling global graphite prices. In 2006 the project was acquired by Ontario Graphite...
Dec 01, 2011

Congratulations! Janik, Jerry - Geological Technician - Minerals '88 & Mineral Engineering Technology '89

Fleming Ties
Winter 2012 - This past September, Jerry Janik assumed the position of General Manager of Ontario Graphite Limited's Kearney Graphite Mine. Jerry brings more than 20 years of mining industry experience to the position, most recently as Area Operat...
Nov 01, 2011

Podium Profile: Jerry Janik - General Manager Ontario Graphite Ltd

Industrial Minerals /
November 2011 - Jerry Janik has been appointed general manager of Ontario Graphite's Kearney graphite reactivation project in Canada. Janik has more than 20 years of mining industry experience, most recently in Texas, USA, as area operations manag...
Sep 27, 2011

MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Galahad Metals, Ontario Graphite, Osisko, PC Gold and Unigold
September 27, 2011 - Ontario native Jerry Janik is bringing over 20-years of mining experience to his new role as general manager of the Kearney graphite mine owned by Ontario Graphite of Kearney, ON. Janik is originally from Kingsville, ON, and h...
Sep 15, 2011

Ontario Graphite Appoints GM for Kearney

Industrial Specialties News /
September 15, 2011 - Ontario Graphite Ltd has appointed Jerry Janik as general manager of its Kearney ON graphite production. Jerry was most recently in Texas as area operations manager for Carmeuse Industrial Sand and previously with Unimin's nep...
Jul 01, 2011

Canadian graphite boosted as miner receives final funding

Industrial Minerals /
July 2011 - INTERVIEW: In May Ontario Graphite received the final investment required to reactivate mining at its Kearny flake graphite project. The company spoke to IM about the project's next steps and target markets for its products. Read: ...