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MONTREAL, Feb. 3 /CNW/ - KWG Resources Inc. (TSXV: KWG) announces that a historic milestone was achieved this
morning when the first high carbon ferrochrome was produced in a test
melt of the Big Daddy chromite bulk sample. The pilot plant test was conducted at the Xstrata
Process Support facility in Falconbridge, Ontario, an independent and
certified testing facility engaged by KWG to undertake metallurgical
analysis of a bulk sample of material from the Big Daddy chromite deposit, as previously announced.
This demonstration that the Big Daddy chromite may be readily smelted into ferrochrome is a landmark event in
the determination of the economic viability and technical feasibility
of the Ring of Fire chromite discoveries.
"This is confirmation that our part of the globe hosts at least one
substantial resource of this most important steel-making ingredient," said KWG President Frank Smeenk.
M. J. (Moe) Lavigne, P. Geo., Vice-President, Exploration & Development of KWG, is the designated
"qualified person" (within the meaning of National Instrument 43-101)
responsible for the preparation of this news release.
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