Vancouver, B.C., December 31, 2013 - BIG NORTH GRAPHITE CORP. (TSX-V: NRT) (the "Company" or "Big North"), announces the appointment of Mr. Cesar J. Guajardo to the Board of Directors.
Mr. Guajardo is a Mexican national and has been involved in the Industrial Minerals and Gases Industries for 40 years. Mr. Guajardo spent 22 years with Praxair Mexico and was the former Managing Director of Praxair Mexico for ten years. Mr. Guajardo has 18 years of experience in the graphite business. He was the former owner and Chairman of the Board of Grafito de Mexico SA de CV, a private company and the former owner of the El Tejon Flake Graphite Mine and Mill in Oaxaca, Mexico. Big North Graphite recently signed an LOI to acquire the El Tejon project. Mr. Guajardo is a graduate of the Universidad de Nuevo Leon, and holds a degree in Industrial Engineering.
Big North President Spiro Kletas commented, "We are pleased to have Mr. Guajardo join the Board of Directors of Big North Graphite Corp. Mr. Guajardo has significant experience in all aspects of the graphite business, having managed the El Tejon mine itself, as well as being responsible for all graphite sales and operations. As Chairman and Managing Director of the El Tejon mine, Mr. Guajardo sold his mine's product internationally. Mr. Guajardo brings a wealth of expertise and worldwide contacts in the graphite market to Big North."
About Big North Graphite Corp.
Big North is a graphite development and exploration company focused on select projects in Mexico and Canada.
For further information please contact Spiro Kletas at (604) 629-8220.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
(signed) "Spiro Kletas"
President and Chief Executive Officer
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Except for historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially. Except as required pursuant to applicable securities laws, the Company will not update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. More detailed information about potential factors that could affect financial results is included in the documents filed from time to time with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities by the Company.
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