Potash Ridge Corporation

Potash Ridge Corporation

February 02, 2012 08:00 ET

Potash Ridge Corporation Announces Appointment of Vice President Project Management

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 2, 2012) - Potash Ridge Corporation ("Potash Ridge") is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Hampton, P. Eng as Vice President Project Management.

Mr. Hampton is an extractive metallurgical engineer with approximately 30 years of global experience in the engineering, design, operation and management of mineral processing and hydrometallurgical systems and facilities. Mr. Hampton's primary experience is related to the processing of metals and fertilizers, including 10 years as Manager of Metallurgy with Kilborn Engineering/SNC Lavalin in Vancouver, BC and 5 years as General Manager of Outotec (USA) Inc., in Denver, Colorado.

Mr. Hampton has a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Southern Illinois University and a Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Idaho. Mr. Hampton is a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and a Professional Member of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Inc.

About Potash Ridge Corporation

Potash Ridge's primary objective is to develop its flagship Blawn Mountain alunite project located in southwest Utah. Alunite is a mineral from which sulphate-of-potash (a premium potash), alumina and sulphuric acid can be extracted. A feasibility study, engineering study and mine plan for a large mining and processing operation at Blawn Mountain was prepared in the 1970s following extensive drilling, metallurgical and pilot plant testing.

On behalf of Potash Ridge Corporation

Guy Bentinck, President & Chief Executive Officer

For further information please visit our website: www.potashridge.com.

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Forward-looking statements and information are based on assumptions that financing and personnel will be available when required and on reasonable terms, and all necessary regulatory approvals and shareholder approval will be obtained, none of which are assured and are subject to a number of other risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information.

Contact Information

  • Potash Ridge Corporation
    Guy Bentinck
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    +1 (647) 931-7114

    Potash Ridge Corporation
    Paolo De Luca
    Chief Financial Officer & Investor Relations
    +1 (647) 933-9032
    www.potashridge.com