Ernesto Angelo, Jr. joins Board of Trigon's Intercontinental Potash Corp.



    GOLDEN (DENVER), CO, July 10 /CNW/ - Mr. Sidney Himmel, President and CEO
of Trigon Uranium Corp. (TSX-V: TEL; "Trigon"), and President and CEO of
Intercontinental Potash Corp., is pleased to announce that Ernest Angelo, Jr.
of Midland, Texas, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of
Intercontinental Potash Corp. ("Intercontinental Potash") subject to
shareholder approval.
    Mr. Sidney Himmel, commented on behalf of Intercontinental Potash Corp.
stating: "We are certain that Mr. Angelo's experience in resource development
in the United States, and his experience in the broader issues of society will
be of value to Intercontinental Potash as the company continues its
development of potash resources in the United States and internationally."
    Ernest Angelo, Jr. has had distinguished careers in engineering and in
public service. As an independent petroleum engineer since 1964 he has been
involved in the generation, evaluation, development, and operation of drilling
prospects and in the operation of producing properties. Currently, Mr. Angelo
is managing partner of Discovery Exploration involved in investing in Oil and
Gas exploration and production. Mr. Angelo was appointed to the National
Petroleum Council by United States Energy Secretary Edwards in August of 1981
and was subsequently reappointed by Secretaries Hodel, Herrington and Watkins.
    Mr. Angelo was elected Mayor of Midland, Texas, in 1972 and served four
terms. He served as Midland County Republican Party Chairman and as a member
of the State Republican Executive Committee. He was also elected Republican
National Committeeman in 1976 and re-elected in 1980, 1984, 1988 and 1992. Mr.
Angelo served as Co-Chairman of Texas for Mr. Ronald Reagan in 1976, and as
Texas Chairman of "Reagan for President" in 1980. He was Deputy Chairman and
Campaign Manager for the 1980 Texas Reagan-Bush Campaign, Chairman of the
National Advisory Board for Reagan-Bush 1984, and Chairman of the Texas
Delegation in 1980 and 1984. He was appointed by Governor George W. Bush to
the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission in March 1996 and served as Vice
Chairman of the Commission for nearly three years. Mr. Angelo was appointed by
Governor Rick Perry to the Public Safety Commission in January 2005 and
subsequently became Chairman of the Commission. He retired from the Committee
in 2008.
    Mr. Angelo holds a B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State
University. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers of AIME, and
the Texas Society of Professional Engineers, having served as Permian Basin
President and as State Director. He was Permian Basin Engineer of the Year in
1973 and received the National Public Service Award from the Society of
Petroleum Engineers in 1996.

    About Trigon Uranium Corp. and Intercontinental Potash Corp.

    Trigon Uranium Corp. is a uranium exploration and development company
focused on deposits of the United States Southwest, with operations focused
from its Golden, Colorado office. Trigon holds approximately 38% of
Intercontinental Potash Corp., a private company involved in the acquisition,
exploration, and development of potash and potash-related mineral lands in the
United States Southwest. Trigon also holds an option, expiring September 21,
2008, to acquire an additional 12% in Intercontinental Potash, so as to
maintain at 50% its interest in the company. Trigon provides management
services to Intercontinental Potash in respect of exploration and
administration. The shares of Trigon trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under
the symbol "TEL".

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includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements".
All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts,
that address future developments that the company expects to occur, are
forward-looking statements. Although the company believes the expectations
expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable
assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and
actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the
forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those in forward looking statements include market prices,
exploitation and exploration successes, and continued availability of capital
and financing and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors
are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future
performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from
those projected in the forward-looking statements. The Company does not assume
any obligation to update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as
a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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For further information:

For further information: please visit www.trigonuraniumcorp.com or
contact: Trigon Uranium Corp., Sidney Himmel, President and CEO, T: (303)
216-2916; CHF Investor Relations, Jeanny So, Director of Operations, T: (416)
868-1079 x 225, jeanny@chfir.com; Jacqueline Wagenaar, Account Manager, T:
(416) 868-1079 x 289, jacqueline@chfir.com

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