More insight provided at TiO2 2011 February 14-16, 2011 in Scottsdale,
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MONTREAL, Jan. 25 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Mining Inc. ("Argex") (TSX-V: RGX) (FSE: ASV) (OTCBB: ARGEF) — With only a few weeks remaining until IntertechPira's 12th TiO2 conference, Argex Mining, CIC Resources and Munksjö AB provided
insights into their presentations and the future of the industry. TiO2 2011 will be held February 14-16 at the FireSky Resort in Scottsdale, AZ, US
and will explore and debate commercial opportunities, market trends and
new technical developments in the titanium dioxide industry.
J David Lowell, President/CEO of CIC Resources Inc, who is currently
managing exploration projects in Peru, Paraguay, Chile and Central
America focuses on the Parana TiO2 project and the changes this could
bring to the TiO2 industry. "Parana may be a TiO2 industry game
changer and by that I meant to say that in an industry with a limited
market the production from a new deposit, which is apparently bigger
than other TiO2 deposits with higher grade, and lower production costs
might result in lowering the world TiO2 price," said Lowell. "This is
especially true considering our low cost mineral separation process
which produces a very clean concentrate and the abundant, low cost
Michael A. Dehn, President, CEO & Director for Argex Minerals, with over
18 years of experience in the mining industry, has recently been
focusing on titanium, vanadium, iron, cobalt and gold. Dehn previews
Argex's La Blache Deposit and his hopes to "establish relationships
with some pigment producers [at IntertechPira's TiO2 conference] so
that we can work together on material testing of the TiO2 product from
La Blache ore and work towards contracts for Argex's TiO2 product."
Bernhard Beck, Vice President Procurement for Munksjö AB will discuss
with conference attendees Décor Paper. The recent global economic
crisis impacted the Décor Paper industry. "At the "peak" of the crisis,
the Decor Paper industry saw a heavy price pressure on paper prices in
connection with significant volume losses, resulting in a problematic
revenue situation," said Beck. 'During 2010, demand recovered
unexpectedly and raw material price increases could be passed on to the
TiO2 2011 is chaired by Reg Adams, Chief Executive for Artikol and Dr. James
R. Fisher, President and CEO of IBMA Inc. The keynote presentation
will be delivered by Peter O'Sullivan Global Marketing Leader for
DuPont Titanium Technologies and will cover the topic of delivering
sustainable growth. Other key speakers include John Elder, President,
OUTOTEC USA; Jan Prochazka, Ph. D., President, Advanced Materials-JTJ
Inc. and Dr. Stephanie Watson, Research Chemist for the National
Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
For complete information on TiO2 2011, visit www.tio2conference.com. To read the full speaker interviews, visit http://www.tio2conference.com/Modules/News/Listing.aspx?contentID=19664.
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About Argex Mining Inc.
Argex is a junior titanium, iron, vanadium and magnesium explorer with
projects in Québec, Canada. Headquartered in Montreal, Québec, the
company is committed to the interests of its shareholders, with plans
to rapidly advance towards titanium production at the 100%-owned La
Blache deposit located near Baie-Comeau, Québec. Argex also owns 100%
of the Mouchalagane Iron Ore project, 380 kilometres north of
Baie-Comeau, Québec and of the same type of deposit as ore bodies
currently being mined by Québec Cartier Mining's (Arcelor Mittal) Fire
Lake Mine and Consolidated Thompson's Bloom Lake Mine. Recently, Argex
expanded its land holdings near Baie-Comeau, Québec surrounding
Consolidated Thompson's Lac Brûlé Titanium-Iron-Vanadium deposit. For
additional information, please visit our website at www.argex.ca.
This news release contains discussion of items that may constitute
forward-looking statements within the meaning of securities laws that
involve risks and uncertainties. Although the company believes the
expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on
reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurances that its expectations
will be achieved. Factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from expectations include the effects of general economic
conditions, actions by government authorities, uncertainties associated
with contract negotiations, additional financing requirements, market
acceptance of the Company's products and competitive pressures. These
factors and others are more fully discussed in Company filings with
Canadian securities regulatory authorities
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 MINING INC.
For further information:
Michael Dehn, President and CEO
Argex Mining Inc.
Paradox Public Relations at 514-341-0408 or 1-866-460-0408