Orbite Aluminae Inc.

February 02, 2010 08:00 ET

Orbite Prepares for Pilot Plant Installation in Its Cap-Chat Building

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 2, 2010) - Exploration Orbite V.S.P.A. Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ORT.A) announces that the removal of heavy industrial equipment from its building in Cap-Chat has been initiated in January. This equipment was installed by the previous owner of the building, Alpha Quartz Systems. Following the removal of the equipment, which is expected to take about three months, Orbite will build its experimental pilot plant for the extraction of alumina from aluminous clay and thereafter conduct trial tests and process optimization over a period of 18 to 24 months.

"We are pleased to have reached another milestone in our alumina project with the commencement of the activities at our Cap-Chat facility and are still respecting our pre-established schedule", declared Mr. Richard Boudreault, President of Orbite.

About Orbite

Exploration Orbite VSPA Inc. owns 100% of the mineral rights to the Grande-Vallee property, which consists of 62 aluminous clay cells covering 3,457 hectares, and which is located 32 km north-east of Murdochville, in Gaspesie. The Corporation also holds intellectual property rights on an international patent-pending process for extracting alumina from aluminous clay.

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