Augusta Industries Inc.
TSX VENTURE : AAO

January 20, 2015 16:26 ET

Augusta Appoints New Director

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 20, 2015) - Augusta Industries Inc. (the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:AAO) would like to announce that Mr. Warren Goldberg, CPA, CA has been appointed to the Corporation's board of directors and has also been appointed the chair of the audit committee. Mr. Goldberg is a chartered professional accountant and is a partner at Schwartz Levitsky Feldman LLP, Chartered Accountants in Toronto, Ontario, specializing in audit of public companies.

The Corporation also announces that Mr. Gerry Feldman has resigned as a director of the Corporation. Mr. Feldman resigned in order to focus his attention on his other ventures and business interests. The Corporation thanks Mr. Feldman for his many years of dedicated service to the Corporation and wishes him well in his future endeavours.

About the Corporation:

Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Marcon International Inc. ("Marcon") and FOX TEK Canada Inc. ("Fox Tek"), the Corporation provides a variety of services and products to a number of clients.

Marcon is an industrial supply contractor servicing the energy sector and a number of US Government entities. Marcon's principal business is the sale and distribution of industrial parts and equipment (Electrical, mechanical and Instrumentation.) In addition to departments and agencies of the U.S. Government, Marcon's major clients include Saudi Arabia-Sabic Services (Refining and Petrochemical), Bahrain National Gas Co, Bahrain Petroleum, Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Gas, Qatar Petrochemical, Gulf of Suez Petroleum, Agiba Petroleum and Burullus Gas Co.

FOX TEK develops non-intrusive asset health monitoring sensor systems for the oil and gas market to help operators track the thinning of pipelines and refinery vessels due to corrosion/erosion, strain due to bending/buckling and process pressure and temperature. The Corporation's FT fiber optic sensor and corrosion monitoring systems allow cost-effective, 24/7 remote monitoring capabilities to improve scheduled maintenance operations, avoid unnecessary shutdowns, and prevent accidents and leaks.

The TSX Venture Exchange has in no way passed upon the merits of the proposed transaction and has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.

This press release contains forward-looking statements based on assumptions, uncertainties and management's best estimates of future events. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements are detailed from time to time in the Corporation's periodic reports filed with the Ontario Securities Commission and other regulatory authorities. The Corporation has no intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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