Focus Graphite mandated Met-Chem with a feasibility study and a mine closure plan for the Lac Knife graphite project

 

OTTAWA, Ontario – (4. November 2013) – Focus Graphite Inc. ("Focus" or the "Company") (TSX-V:FMS; OTCQX:FCSMF; ESF:FKC) are known, that the Quebec-based company Met-Chem Canada Inc. ("Met-Chem") was commissioned to conduct a feasibility study and a mine closure plan. This represents a further step towards a production decision is for the Lac Knife graphite project.

The order was Met-Chem following a tender procedure, of which involved highly qualified national and international technology companies, issued.

As part of the feasibility study, a comprehensive review of all project parameters are – Process Validation, Investment- and operating costs, Basisplanung, Detailed planning, Marketing, environmental law, health- & safety requirements and other considerations – for further validation and integration of the different technical aspects of the project. The feasibility study is expected in summer 2014 completed.

After the process of evaluating the environmental and social impact is already well advanced, the definition drilling was completed and present both the results of the sample analysis and the results of the current tests in the pilot plant, was the Company believes, the Lac Knife project that can be converted into the feasibility phase.

With the start of the feasibility study, the development team focus together with Met-Chem is the timing, Budgeting, technical planning, Perform construction and commissioning of the project, to bring the quality in stock at Lac Knife graphite concentrate on the market. Once the planning level reaches the feasibility, is a more accurate estimate of the investment- and operating costs for the financing, Construction and operation of the mine possible.

Don Baxter, P.Eng. President und COO von Focus Graphite, to: "My job is to focus on, to accelerate the development of the Lac Knife project in accordance with, so that a production decision can be made. "

"We were able to work with our Lac Knife now made great strides. Among other things, the recently completed pilot project has yielded extremely positive results and shown, that with an optimized flotation- and cleaning cycle, a large flaky graphite concentrate having a total carbon content of 98,3 % may be generated. Given these conditions, we have decided, immediately to begin the feasibility study ", so Herr Baxter.

According to Don Baxter, a complete mine closure plan was created through the work, to this necessary step to do likewise before a decision to build.

"The primary objective of the study will be, To create a schedule for the tasks to be performed. Thus, the risk minimization measures can be ranked according to their priority and implemented, thus accelerating the project schedule ", soft Herr Baxter.

Über Focus Graphite

Focus Graphite Inc. is an emerging, medium junior mine development company and a developer and provider of technology solutions and business innovation. Focus is the owner of the Lac Knife graphite deposit, The region is located in the Côte-Nord in the north east of Quebec City. The Lac Knife project hosts NI 43-101 compliant indicated mineral resource of 4,9 Million tons, where 15,8 % graphitic carbon (CGR) is in the form of crystalline graphite, and inferred mineral resources * in the amount of 3,0 Million tonnes 15,6 % Cgr in the form of crystalline graphite. The aim of focus is, to be a leading market position as a low cost producer of high-quality graphite technology. At the 29. October 2012 the company released the results of a preliminary economic assessment („PEA“) für das Projekt Lac Knife, in the project a very positive potential was certified for the production of graphite. As a technologically driven company, has set itself the goal, to secure its long-term shareholder value solid, Focus ist durch Grafoid Inc.. involved in the development of applications and patents graph.

* Mineral resources are not mineral reserves and economic viability is not secured.

Über Met-Chem Canada, Inc.

Met-Chem Canada Inc.. (Met-Chem) is an international engineering consulting firm, that can come up with an extensive range of technical services. These include u.a. Exploration programs, conceptual and feasibility studies, EXPLORATION- and production activities, as well as decommissioning work in the mining, Mineral processing and infrastructure.

Met-Chem has its corporate headquarters in Montreal / Quebec, and is a subsidiary of the Company UEC Technologies LLC, the part of United States Steel Corporation in Pittsburgh / Pennsylvania. Met-Chem was established in 1969 founded, to plan for the Quebec Cartier Mining Company iron ore processing plants in operation Mt Wright and build. Since Met-Chem has its consulting services to customers in more than 30 Extended to countries worldwide. The company is mainly engaged in iron ore, Pelleting, Steel production, Industrial minerals, Precious metals, Base metals, PGM, Bauxite and coal markets.

Met-Chem has a multi-disciplinary engineering firm engineers and technicians, on the geology, Mining, Metallurgy, Civil Engineering, Statics, Mechanics, Pipeline, HVAC control systems, Electric, Mess- and automation systems are specialized. The company's employees also provide customers with support in project controls and procurement in the, Estimate, Planning and management.

Regardless of the project scope Met-Chem supports the project management efficient in self-management and resource mobilization. To ensure customer satisfaction, they are actively involved in all phases of the project.

Met-Chem is committed to the principles of ethics and legal compliance in its business conduct. Met-Chem's good reputation is a valuable asset and a proper ethical and law-abiding behavior in all areas of our business is vital to our continued success. Met-Chem is striving, to meet the highest safety and industrial hygiene requirements and deliver projects in accordance with the time and on budget.

The quality management system of Met-Chem is in accordance with ISO 9001:2008- Certified standard.

Don Baxter, P.Eng, President and COO of the company, is a Qualified Person under NI 43-101 reviewed the contents of this press release.

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This press release may contain forward-looking statements, are not based on historical facts, included, as well as discussions of future plans and objectives. There is no guarantee regarding the accuracy of these statements. Such statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions, are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, which could cause, the actual results and future events to differ materially from those expected or projected. Important factors, which may cause, cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations of the Company, contained in our files, submitted periodically by the TSX Venture Exchange and the securities regulatory authorities and regional majority are available on www.sedar.com. Focus Graphite has no intention or. is not required, to correct such statements or. to update.

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Contact:
Don Baxter, P.Eng
President & Chief Operating Officer
705-789-9706
dbaxter@focusgraphite.com
www.focusgraphite.com

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