MONTREAL, Sept. 4, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium Inc. (TSXV: RGX) (FSE: ASV) (OTCBB: ARGEF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian J. Cox as its Head of
Engineering and Construction. The appointment takes effect immediately.
Ian J. Cox is an engineer with more than 30 years' experience. Mr. Cox
worked most recently as Regional Business Manager for Middough Inc., a
U.S. engineering, architecture, environment and construction consulting
firm. He was also Director of Engineering and Projects at Tecno-Logos
Desenvolvimento in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 2007 to 2010. Over the
course of his career, he has developed expertise in the primary metals
and the steel industry, among others from his work with British Steel
Corporation (previously Corus Steel, part of the Tata Group), Lodge
Cottrall and BCIRA. Mr. Cox holds an Honour's Bachelor of Science, Fuel
and Combustion degree from Leeds University in England. His academic
studies also include the University of Tennessee, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (MIT), and Harvard Business School.
Enrico Di Cesare, Chief Operating Officer, VP Technology commented,
"Ian Cox is an engineer with more than 30 years' experience, he has
held executive positions in technology companies, construction and
technology equipment providers to the metallurgy industry. Ian will
have the responsibility of leading the upcoming Feasibility Study with
the engineering firms and equipment providers. Ian will work closely
with the PRO team in developing the CTL process as a technological
package in a modular format to facilitate the build-out of capacity
going forward. He will also provide mentoring for the younger engineers
that will be joining our team. After the Feasibility Study is
completed, Ian's mandate will be to lead the detailed construction
engineering of the Argex facility."
"We are delighted to welcome Ian Cox, a highly experienced and respected
engineer to our team," stated Roy Bonnell, President and Chief
Executive Officer of Argex Titanium. "His experience working in Canada,
the U.S. and abroad is coupled with a reputation as an exceptional
manager. His addition to the Argex team is advancing our project
About Argex Titanium Inc.
ARGEX Titanium INC. is a near-term producer of Titanium Dioxide. With a
primary goal of advancing rapidly towards production, Argex has adopted
a simple and low-risk strategy for the scale-up of its proprietary
process that allows it to produce high-purity TiO2 directly from run-of-mine material.
The process is running continuously at the mini-plant in Mississauga,
Ontario. The closed-loop process is environmentally friendly and
produces minimal inert tailings.
Additionally, the Corporation owns 100% of the Mouchalagane property,
which is a large Labrador trough iron ore property that represents
further potential upside for the Argex shareholders.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider
(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE: Argex Titanium Inc.
For further information:
Roy Bonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer
Argex Titanium Inc.
Argex Titanium Inc.
The Howard Group
Sarah Moreau, Consultant, Financial & Regulatory Affairs
514 395-0375, ext.234