Potash One Inc.
TSX : KCL

Potash One Inc.

August 18, 2008 12:32 ET

Potash One Appoints Max Ramey, P. Eng as Vice President of Solution Mining

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 18, 2008) - Potash One Inc. (the "Company" or "Potash One") (TSX:KCL) is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Max Ramey as Vice President, Solution Mining, for its Legacy Potash project in southern Saskatchewan.

Max is a registered professional engineer and has over 23 years experience in the solution mining industry. Before joining Potash One, Mr. Ramey held the position of Principal Advisor at Rio Tinto, where he was responsible for providing engineering, permitting, drilling, and operations support for Potasio Rio Colorado potash solution mining project in the Mendoza Province of Argentina.

Mr. Ramey's solution mining experience started in 1985, with Pennzoil Sulphur Company. From 1985 to 1997, Mr. Ramey occupied progressive positions at the Culberson Frasch sulphur mine and was Operations Manager from 1995 - 1997.

In 1997, Mr. Ramey joined American Soda, LLP. as the Manager of Mining Operations. At American Soda, Max participated in the green field development of a 1.5 million ton per year sodium bi-carbonate solution mining operation located in western Colorado. He was responsible for the resource confirmation drilling, the solution mining pilot program, the well and wellfield design, the commercial wellfield drilling program, and ultimately managed the American Soda commercial solution mining start up and operation.

Paul F. Matysek, President and Chief Executive Officer of Potash One Inc., said: "I am very pleased to welcome Max Ramey to our team. His broad and extensive experience in the solution mining field makes him uniquely qualified to provide the expertise required to lead the design of Potash One's solution mining operations. He will be instrumental in expediting the Company's plans to develop its solution mining amenable Legacy Project. We look forward to his contribution in building and leading the solution mining team on our Legacy Project."

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS,

Paul F. Matysek, M.Sc., P.Geo., President and Chief Executive Officer

About Potash One Inc.

Potash One Inc. is a Canadian resource company engaged in the identification, acquisition, exploration and development of advanced solution mine amenable potash properties. The Company owns 100% of a 97,240 acre Potash Subsurface Exploration Permit in Saskatchewan, Canada (the "Legacy Project"). The Legacy Project was previously explored by Imperial Oil Ltd. (now Exxon) and Lumsden Potash Corporation and is adjacent to the largest producing solution potash mine in the world. In addition, the Company owns 100% of three other Potash Subsurface Exploration Permits over 230,000 acres that are contiguous to the Legacy Project. The Company has NI 43-101 resource, a solid balance sheet, and experienced technical and corporate management to advance the Legacy Project to the next stage.

Contact Information

  • Potash One Inc.
    Paul F. Matysek, M.Sc., P.Geo.
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (604) 331-4431
    (604) 408-4799 (FAX)
    Email: info@potash1.com
    Website: www.potash1.com