Trigon Announces that Intercontinental Potash Corp. Acquires Utah State Land In Respect of Dove Creek Potash Project; Trigon Appoints Kevin Strong as Chief Financial Officer; Kevin Strong Also Appointed Chief Financial Officer of Intercontinental Potash Corp.

    GOLDEN (DENVER), CO, July 29 /CNW/ - Mr. Sidney Himmel, President and CEO
of Trigon Uranium Corp. (TSX-V: TEL; "Trigon" or the "Company"), and President
and CEO of Intercontinental Potash Corp. ("Intercontinental Potash"), is
pleased to announce that Intercontinental Potash, owned 38 percent by Trigon,
has been awarded Utah State Land located in the Dove Creek Project area of
interest by way of potash state auction. Further, Trigon announces that
Mr. Kevin Strong has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Trigon and also
Chief Financial Officer of Intercontinental Potash Corp.

    Dove Creek Project:

    Intercontinental has three projects in the Paradox Basin of Utah and
Colorado. As described in the Trigon press release of June 17th 2008,
"Twenty-nine evaporite cycles have been identified in the Paradox Basin of
Utah and Colorado. The potash consists mainly of sylvite and is present over
an area of about 2,500 square miles. A massive area of potash deposits occurs
in the Paradox Formation. The Dove Creek Project encompasses an area of
interest of the Paradox Formation, which is located in Utah's San Juan County
and Colorado's Dolores and Montezuma Counties. The target is in cycle 18 of
the middle Pennsylvanian Paradox Formation. The area of interest of the Dove
Creek project includes approximately 10,000 acres of the Bureau of Land
Management (BLM) lands located in the State of Utah, 3,000 acres of BLM lands
in the State of Colorado, and approximately 2,600 acres of land held by Utah.
A Utah State Land auction for potash was held this week and Intercontinental
Potash Corp. acquired approximately 2,600 acres, which were bid for.
Prospecting Permits continue to be prosecuted in respect of the BLM Lands on a
priority rights basis to Intercontinental. Intercontinental may also acquire
additional fee lands (privately owned mineral rights) in the Dove Creek area
of interest.

    Kevin Strong Appointed CFO of Trigon Uranium Corp. and Intercontinental
    Potash Corp:

    Mr. Kevin Strong, CGA, CIM has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of
the Company, and also Intercontinental Potash Corp. Previously, Sidney Himmel
was the acting CFO of the companies. From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Strong was the
Manager of the Winnipeg Office of the TSX Venture Exchange (formerly the
Canadian Venture Exchange). Prior to this, he was the Manager of Marketing and
Operations at the Winnipeg Stock Exchange. Mr. Strong holds a Bachelor of
Commerce (Honors) degree from the University of Manitoba and the Canadian
Investment Manager designation from the Canadian Securities Institute and is a
Certified General Accountant. Mr. Strong has previously sat on the Economic
Development Committee of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce and acted as a
Director of the Winnipeg Entrepreneur Exchange. In 2005, Mr. Strong was
appointed to the Manitoba Premier's Economic Advisory Council.

    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 percent 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 percent in Intercontinental Potash, so as to
maintain at 50 percent 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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    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This release
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 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,; Jacqueline Wagenaar, Account Manager, T:
(416) 868-1079 x 289,

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