SOURCE: PureBase Corp

May 26, 2015 09:00 ET

Purebase Corporation (OTCQB: PUBC) Announces Steve Arment, an Industry Recognized Specialist, Joins The Purebase Advisory Board

YUBA CITY, CA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2015) - Purebase Corporation "the Company" (OTCQB: PUBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Steve Arment to the Company's Advisory Board. Mr. Arment is a renowned specialist in the field of cement technology. As an industry leader, Mr. Arment will assist the Company's development of pozzolan as a Secondary Cementitious Material (SCM), which is a critical component of new emission standards for the cement industry directed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Scott Dockter said, "Steve brings a wealth of experience and expertise within the cement industry which will allow Purebase to capitalize on the recent changes in industry requirements. Steve will play a critical role in developing SCM products which the Company expects to make Purebase an important SCM provider. In particular Purebase will provide high quality performance products to the cement industry, which will meet the proposed increase in SCM composition and meet or exceed technical requirements. This contribution will provide a significant component to Purebase's growth objectives."

Mr. Arment has been serving the cement world for over thirty years, working for some of the biggest names in the industry such as at Gifford Hill's Clarkdale Plant (now Salt River Materials), Lehigh Cement Company, Buzzi Unicem, Texas Industries, Argos and, G.C.C. Mr. Arment served these companies in a variety of technical and managerial positions such as: Kiln System Engineer, Mill System Engineer, and Process Engineer. Steve served as a technical resource for a number of corporate purchasing groups, as a Process Manager, Production Manager and, Western Region Technical Service Manager supporting his company internally and their end use customers. Steve represented the cement industry as a whole by participating with the California Nevada Cement Association on the concrete specifications re-write with Caltrans, by participating with the Portland Cement Association's Energy and Environmental Sub-Committee and the Manufacturing Technical Committee. Mr. Arment also served on the 2009 I.E.E.E / PCA conference committee. He was published in the May issue 2009 World Cement magazine and was recognized as a construction materials expert in numerous litigations. During his tenure as the Western Region Technical Service Manager, Mr. Arment resurrected the company's idled concrete laboratory. He has been a featured speaker for numerous groups teaching the Cement 101 course "The cement manufacturing process" along with co-worker Don Gilbart, responding to the stucco market's request for a superior fast setting, crack resistant product developing, from concept thru Patent, the TXI product Veloz.

About Purebase

Purebase is a diversified, natural and industrial mineral resource company providing solutions to a wide range of markets, including its cornerstone markets of agriculture and construction. Purebase acquires, develops, mines, and commercializes industrial and natural mineral deposits to service the agricultural and construction industries, both domestically and internationally. Within the agriculture industry Purebase provides soil amendments that may be used by both large farming operations and retail consumers. Within the construction industry, Purebase provides Supplementary Cementitious Material (SCM), an additive that may be used in cement for large infrastructure construction projects for government, commercial and residential buildings. For additional information, please visit www.purebase.com.

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This press release contains statements, which may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Those statements include statements regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of Purebase Corporation and members of its management team as well as the assumptions on which such statements are based. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. Important factors currently known to management that may cause actual results to differ from those anticipated are discussed throughout the Company's Form 10-K filed March 16, 2015 and 10-Q filed April 20, 2015, as well as other reports filed with Securities and Exchange Commission which are available at http://www.sec.gov/ as well as the Company's web site at http://www.purebase.com/. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes to future operating results.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information

    Mr. A. Scott Dockter
    CEO | Director
    1 (530) 676-7873