Peter L. Miles Joins the Western Potash Corp. Board of Directors
Vancouver BC – Western Potash Corp. (WPX: TSX) (FSE: AHE) (“the Company”) is pleased to announce that Peter L. Miles has agreed to join the Western Potash board of directors. Mr. Miles brings to the Company more than 25 years of valuable experience in mining exploration management, retail stock brokerage and corporate finance.
Mr. Miles has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia. He was formerly a Vice President of Midland Doherty Inc., Dean Witter Reynolds, and CIBC World Markets. Since leaving the capital market sector in 1999, Mr. Miles has focused on the resource sector where he has used his experience and background to raise significant venture capital for several companies.
Mr. Miles is the founder and President of Sanatana Resources Inc. (exploring for gold in the Yukon and Ontario) , a director of Simba Gold Corp. (exploring for gold in Africa) and Guerrero Exploration Inc. (exploring for precious metals in Mexico) and in all three companies he has aided or been solely responsible for their fund raising.
Mr. Miles has also been influential in the Roughrider Uranium discovery in Saskatchewan. He identified and financed the Roughrider Uranium property and then subsequently he structured and assisted Hathor Exploration Limited in its acquisition and financing of the property, which ultimately led Hathor to its key discovery. Hathor is currently subject to a takeover bid by Cameco Corporation.
As well as being active in the resource sector Mr. Miles is also an independent director of Gamehost Inc. a leading hotel and gaming company in Alberta. He also sits on the board of the Vancouver Aquarium and Marine Science Centre a self-supporting, non-profit association dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life.
The board welcomes Mr. Miles extensive experience in the capital markets, resource and corporate sectors to the Western Potash team.
About Western Potash
Western Potash Corp. is a potash exploration company focused on building Canada's most efficient potash solution mine. The company is working toward the completion of a positive Feasibility Study at its Milestone Project in Saskatchewan, Canada.
The Company's commitment is to develop their Tier 1 Milestone potash project in an ecologically sustainable and socially responsible manner.
For more information on Western Potash Corp.’s projects, please visit the Company’s website at: www.westernpotash.com
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
“J. Patricio Varas”
J. Patricio Varas
President and CEO
Except for statements of historical fact relating to the Company, certain information contained herein constitutes "forward-looking information" under Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the effect and estimated timeline of the drilling and assay results on the Company, the estimation of mineral reserves and mineral resources; the timing and amount of estimated future exploration; costs of exploration; capital expenditures; success of exploration activities; permitting time lines and permitting, ; government regulation of mining operations; environmental risks; unanticipated reclamation expenses; and title disputes or claims; Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management as of the date such statements are made and they are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements or forward-looking information. Although management of the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements or forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and forward-looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements or forward-looking information that are incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
For more information please contact John Costigan, VP Corporate Development, at (604) 689-9378.