Canada-based Zenyatta Ventures Ltd, which plans to produce graphite powder for powder metallurgy (PM), has appointed Sean Whiteford to its board of directors. Whiteford is a mining industry leader with over 25 years of mineral exploration and operational experience. He is currently COO of Osgood Mountains Gold, a private gold exploration company in Nevada, USA.

‘We are delighted to add a highly regarded and accomplished mining executive of Sean Whiteford’s caliber to Zenyatta’s board of directors,’ said Aubrey Eveleigh, president and CEO of Zenyatta. ‘Mr Whiteford has a considerable network in the industry which will assist us in our ongoing efforts to meet business objectives to develop the Albany graphite project.’

Zenyatta reports that it has also recently delivered additional market samples of its powder to various global corporations and academic institutions in the USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, South Korea, United Kingdom and Israel for application testing and development.  

This story is reprinted from material from Zenyatta, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.