Strike Graphite Corp.
TSX VENTURE : SRK

Strike Graphite Corp.

April 26, 2012 03:30 ET

Strike Announces Appointments to Advisory Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 26, 2012) - Strike Graphite Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SRK) (the "Company" or "Strike") is pleased to announce the following appointments to its Advisory Board:

Jerry Janik (Ontario)

Mr. Janik has over 20 years' experience in the mining industry. He has extensive experience in quality control, mine planning/tailings deposition, production, project management, process improvement, and permitting and new product development. Mr. Janik holds dual diplomas in geology and mineral processing from Sir Sandford Fleming College School of Natural Resources in Peterborough, Ontario.

Most recently, Mr. Janik has been fulfilling the role as General Manager for Ontario Graphite's mine in Kearney, Ontario, where after 16 years under care and maintenance, he is overseeing an operational plan that contemplates re-commissioning the mine. Production is expected to resume by the fall of 2012 with an aim of producing 20,000 tonnes annually of natural large flake high carbon graphite concentrate at >95% Cg in 4 different size ranges.

Ontario Graphite (a private company) has a confirmed mineral resource of 43.5 million tonnes measured and indicated (2.34% Cg average, Jan. 2010). Ontario Graphite's Kearney Mine has the largest confirmed mineral resource of any North American graphite prospect and is one of the largest individual deposits outside of China and North Korea.

Jody Dahrouge - B.Sc., Sp.C., P.Geo. (Edmonton)

Mr. Dahrouge contributes over 20 years of leadership experience with mineral exploration and resource development projects worldwide. He has served as senior executive officer, director and/or geologist with a number of publicly traded companies, including Pacific Potash Corporation, Commerce Resources Corp., Quantum Rare Earth Developments Corp., Fission Energy Corp. and Equitas Resources Corp. Mr. Dahrouge is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta and British Columbia.

Geoff Balderson, President of Strike, remarks, "As stated previously, the Company is committed to assembling a first-class executive and management team in the graphite space. Mr. Daroughe and Mr. Janik both have a wealth of experience. Their addition further demonstrates the Company's commitment to achieving its objectives and rapidly maturing its graphite assets for the benefit of all shareholders."

About the Company:

Strike Graphite Corp. is a progressive exploration company with seasoned management targeting strategic assets on a global scale. In addition to the Deep Bay East and Simon Lake graphite properties, the Company is also actively advancing its Wagon Graphite property in Quebec next to the Timcal Graphite mine. The Company also continues to advance the Satterly Lake gold project in north western Ontario, located just west of Gold Canyon Resources Inc.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Geoff Balderson, President

For more information on the above, or to view the Company's corporate presentation on its graphite assets and opportunity, please visit the Company's website at www.strikegraphite.com.

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