Updated: 8 years ago - Created: February 16th, 2012

Although the county has had a long history of mining activity, it is now confined to such areas as magnesium, dolomite and graphite, which is used for export as well as by local manufacturers who send their finished products around the world.

Recent developments in the Ottawa Valley include a renewed interest in the graphite deposits in such areas as Bissett Creek, to the north, and Black Donald, to the south near Calabogie. 

For information on both projects: