Athabasca Potash Inc.
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Athabasca Potash Inc.

March 04, 2008 08:30 ET

Athabasca Potash Inc. Announces New Appointment

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - March 4, 2008) - Athabasca Potash Inc. ("Athabasca") (TSX:API) is pleased to announce Bradley V.A. Fettis, P.Eng., is joining the management team as Chief Mine Development Engineer.

Mr. Fettis brings to Athabasca a broad depth of experience in potash mine planning, budgeting, and project implementation. He is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering. Upon completion of his degree, he was employed with Baker Hughes before moving to Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan ("PCS") where he has been employed for the past ten years. His engineering experience with PCS included working at the Rocanville, Cory, and Lanigan potash mines, and most recently as Chief Mine Engineer at PCS Allan mine.

Dawn Zhou, President and CEO, states: "We are very pleased that Athabasca has been able to attract such an experienced industry professional. Brad will be invaluable on our management team and we look forward to having his potash mining expertise in house."

About Athabasca:

Athabasca Potash Inc. is a Canadian based corporation and was founded with a goal of establishing itself as a pre-eminent Canadian public company engaged solely in potash exploration and development, and to provide its shareholders with a unique investment opportunity focused entirely on potash.

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