MONTREAL, May 1, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium Inc. (TSXV: RGX) ("Argex" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Waugh to lead its TiO2 Pigment Development. The appointment is effective immediately.
"We are delighted to welcome Peter Waugh to the Argex team. Peter is a
veteran in the TiO2 industry and has worked with some of the top producers in the world,"
stated Roy Bonnell, President and CEO of Argex Titanium. "Peter will
lead the development team at our Valleyfield facility and he will be
actively involved in our business as we approach full commercial
Mr. Waugh brings over 30 years experience in the mineral and chemical
industries to Argex. For more than 20 years, he held senior roles,
including that of Technical Director, with major TiO2 pigment supplier Tioxide which became Huntsman Pigments, where his work
involved the commercial production of pigments and raw materials used
in titanium dioxide. A project leader in manufacturing process
improvement, Mr. Waugh is an experienced practitioner of Lean Six
Sigma, which is widely recognized by businesses around the world to
improve operational productivity and competitiveness. During his
career, he has taken the lead in a number of global continuous
improvement projects in the manufacturing sector. Since 2011 he has
provided consultancy services to a range of clients in the TiO2 industry and his role with Argex further extends such commitments. He
holds a degree in Mining Geology from Imperial College in London
England and is currently pursuing a Master's degree at Durham
University Business School.
About Argex Titanium Inc.
ARGEX Titanium Inc. is a near-term producer of Titanium Dioxide (TiO2). 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 pigment-grade
TiO2 directly from run-of-mine material. The closed-loop process is
environmentally friendly and produces minimal inert tailings.
Argex is pleased to have selected Valleyfield, Quebec as the location
for its first industrial-sized production facility. The location of the
site can be viewed at Argex Valleyfield.
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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