TORONTO, April 27 /CNW/ - IC Potash Corp. (TSXV: ICP) (OTCQX: ICPTF) ("IC Potash" or the "Company") today announced the appointment of Randy Foote to the Board of
Mr. Foote has served as Chief Operating Officer of Intercontinental
Potash Corp. (USA) since 2009. Mr. Foote holds a Bachelor of Science in
mining engineering from the University of Arizona. Mr. Foote has 30
years of experience in the potash industry. Mr. Foote previously served
as Vice President and General Manager for Mississippi Chemical
Corporation and Intrepid Potash. Intrepid Potash's New Mexico
operations mine over 5 million tons per year of ore and produce over 1
million tons per year of product. As VP and GM, his responsibilities
included mine production, mineral processing, quality assurance,
customer fulfillment, and relations with the local community and
various regulatory agencies.
About IC Potash Corp.
IC Potash intends to become a primary producer of Sulphate of Potash ("SOP") by mining its 100%-owned potash Ochoa property in New Mexico. SOP is
a non-chloride based potash fertilizer that sells at a substantial
premium over the price of Muriate of Potash ("MOP"), the most widely used fertilizer in the world. Typically SOP sells at
a premium of 50% to MOP. IC Potash is focused on being the lowest cost
producer of SOP in the world. The SOP market is six million tonnes per
year. SOP is a significant fertilizer in the fruit, vegetable, tobacco,
potato, and horticultural industries, and for agriculture in saline and
dry soils and soils in which there is much agriculture with varieties
of crops. Much of the agricultural soil in China, India, and the United
States is salty. IC Potash's Ochoa property consists of over 100,000
acres of federal subsurface potassium prospecting permits and State of
New Mexico Potassium mining leases.
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