VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – June 5, 2015 – Select Sands Corp (TSX VENTURE:SNS)(OTC PINK:CLICF) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Arnold Tenney as a Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Tenney has been the Chairman and a director of Tribute Pharmaceuticals (TSX VENTURE:TRX)(OTCQX:TBUFF) since April 29, 2004. Mr. Tenney was a financial consultant at Devine Entertainment Corporation (“Devine”), a children and family film production and development company from 2002 to 2011. Prior to his position at Devine, Mr. Tenney was Chief Executive Officer of ARC International Corporation from 1978 to 2000. ARC International Corporation was a developer of indoor ice arenas and tennis clubs, as well as an investment company involved in entertainment and cable television. Mr. Tenney was a director and Chairman of the Board of Cabletel Communications from 1985 to 2000, which was a leading supplier of broadband equipment to the cable television industry.
“I am proud to welcome such an experienced industry professional as Arnold Tenney to chair the Select Sands Board,” said Rasool Mohammad, President & CEO. “Mr. Tenney brings extensive expertise in the investment community and business acumen to Select Sands.”
Mr. Tenney was a director of Ballantyne of Omaha, Inc. from 1988 to 2000 and served as Chairman of the Board from 1992 to 2000. Ballantyne of Omaha, Inc. was a leading manufacturer of commercial motion picture projection equipment. Mr. Tenney served as a director for Phillip Services Inc., a Canadian metal recycling company, from 1998 to 2000. He served in such capacity as a representative of Mr. Carl Icahn.
About Select Sands Corp.
Select Sands Sandtown property, located in Northeast Arkansas, USA, is underlain by the Ordovician St. Peter sandstone formation, the source of ‘Ottawa White’ Tier-1 frac sand/industrial silica sand selling into major US oil and gas basins as well as industrial and speciality end markets. The Sandtown property is located 3.1 miles from Highway 167, near a natural gas pipeline, has an active power line on the property, and is about 14.7 miles away from the nearest rail system (See December 4, 2014 News Release). Sandtown has a competitive location advantage of 650 rail miles closer to Texas/Louisiana oil/gas plays and Houston port and industrial hub over Wisconsin sand mines.
The Company also owns high-grade gold deposits in the La Ronge Gold Belt, northern Saskatchewan.
Cameron Bartsch, M.Sc., P.Geo., of Tetra Tech, a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed the scientific and technical information disclosed in this News Release.
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This News Release includes forward-looking information and statements, which may include, but are not limited to, information and statements regarding or inferring the future business, operations, financial performance, prospects, and other plans, intentions, expectations, estimates, and beliefs of the Company. Information and statements which are not purely historical fact are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking information and statements involve and are subject to assumptions and known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause actual events, results, performance, or achievements of the Company to be materially different from future events, results, performance, and achievements expressed or implied by forward-looking information and statements herein. Although the Company believes that any forward-looking information and statements herein are reasonable, in light of the use of assumptions and the significant risks and uncertainties inherent in such information and statements, there can be no assurance that any such forward-looking information and statements will prove to be accurate, and accordingly readers are advised to rely on their own evaluation of such risks and uncertainties and should not place undue reliance upon such forward-looking information and statements. Any forward-looking information and statements herein are made as of the date hereof, and except as required by applicable laws, the Company assumes no obligation and disclaims any intention to update or revise any forward-looking information and statements herein or to update the reasons that actual events or results could or do differ from those projected in any forward looking information and statements herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or results, or otherwise, except as required by applicable laws.
Rasool Mohammad, B.Sc. (Mining)
President & CEO