Saint Jean Carbon Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SJL

Saint Jean Carbon Inc.

August 11, 2016 09:00 ET

Saint Jean Carbon Closes Previously Announced Mining Claims Expanding the Total Graphite Hectares to 8,111

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 11, 2016) - Saint Jean Carbon Inc. ("Saint Jean" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SJL), a carbon science company engaged in the exploration of natural graphite properties and related carbon products, is pleased to announce the Company has received the TSX.V approval and has closed the additional 34 mining claims announced on July 6, 2016. This brings the total graphite mining hectares to 8,111.75 and greatly widens the opportunity for exploration and development. The company has also closed the 81 lithium property claims announced June 29, 2016.

Paul Ogilvie, CEO, commented: "We continue to build out our portfolio of prospective graphite mining claims including the recent additions. We believe this opens more opportunity within our geographical region of SW Québec. We also intend on pursuing significantly more lithium and cobalt properties to add to our growing electric materials strategies".

The Company continues their summer work program, and will start preliminary work on all of the new properties. The property work covers; air bourn studies, drilling, sampling, beep-mapping and multi-pit planning for the future supply of a blended graphite for the lithium-ion battery market.

Christian Derosier, P.Geo., PhD., is the qualified person (QP) as defined in National Instrument 43-101 and, acting on behalf of Saint Jean Carbon, has reviewed and approved the technical content of this news release.

About Saint Jean Carbon

Saint Jean is a publicly traded carbon science company, with interest in graphite mining claims in the province of Quebec in Canada. For the latest information on Saint Jean's properties and news please refer to the website: http://www.saintjeancarbon.com/

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Saint Jean Carbon Inc.

Paul Ogilvie, CEO and Director

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Although Saint Jean believes that the expectations represented in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, there can be no assurance that these expectations will prove to be correct.

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