Opta Minerals Inc.

Opta Minerals Inc.

June 30, 2011 18:00 ET

Opta Minerals Announces Resignation of Director

WATERDOWN, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 30, 2011) - Opta Minerals Inc. (TSX:OPM) announced today that Mr. Austin Beutel has resigned as a Director of the company. Mr. Beutel has been a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee since July 2006.

Jeremy Kendall, Chairman of the Board of Directors, commented, "On behalf of Opta Minerals, we thank Mr. Beutel for his contributions to the company over the years and we wish him the very best in all his future endeavours."

About Opta Minerals

Opta Minerals Inc is a vertically integrated provider of custom process optimization solutions and related materials for use primarily in the steel, foundry, loose abrasive cleaning and municipal water filtration industries. The Company currently has production and distribution facilities in Ontario, Québec, Louisiana, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Texas, Florida, Kosice, Slovakia, and Romans-sur-Isère, France and one of the broadest product lines in the industry.

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