Opta Minerals Inc.

Opta Minerals Inc.

February 18, 2009 17:00 ET

Opta Minerals Schedules 2008 Year-End Financial Results Release and Conference Call

WATERDOWN, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 18, 2009) - Opta Minerals Inc. (TSX:OPM), announced today that it will issue financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31st, 2008 on Thursday March 5, 2009 after the close of the stock market.

Opta Minerals' President and CEO, David Kruse, plans to host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, on Monday, March 9th, 2009, to discuss fourth quarter 2008 results and recent corporate developments. After opening remarks, there will be a question and answer period. This conference call can be accessed with the toll free dial-in number 1-866-321-8231 or 416-642-5213, quote confirmation code 8594328. If you are unable to listen live, the conference call will be archived and can be accessed at the following replay numbers between March 9th and March 16th, 2009 with the toll free dial-in number 1-888-203-1112 or 647-436-0148 followed by passcode: 8594328.

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

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