July 21, 2015 – Vancouver, BC, Canada. – Select Sands Corp (TSXV: SNS, OTC: CLICF)(the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Zig Vitols as Chief Operations Officer (C.O.O.) of the Company.
Mr. Vitols, a resident in Houston, Texas, has served as the President, Mid-South Division, of Martin Marietta Material, Inc. Martin Marietta, a U.S.-based company included in the S&P 500 Index, is a leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, with operations spanning 32 states, Canada, and the Caribbean. Mr. Vitols worked as the Northeast Regional Manager for W. R. GRACE & Co, a publicly traded company which produces specialty chemicals and materials and operates in over 40 countries. Mr. Vitols has a Masters of International Business (MBA) from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.
As C.O.O., Mr. Vitols will be responsible for planning the Company’s rail and transportation distribution network, managing its logistics and distribution functions, optimizing operational costs, providing a major role in business development including the negotiations of contracts, and generally assisting the Company to obtain and increase market share and help advance the Company’s industrial sand project in Arkansas. Mr. Vitols will remain a member of the Select Sands’ Board of Directors.
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 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.
As per Tetra Tech of Golden Colorado and Vancouver, BC, Canada recently completed report, 40% of the Sandtown property contains 22 million tons of Indicated resources of silica sand with a pre-tax NPV valued at US $160 million (See June 10,2015 News Release).
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.
For more information about Select Sands Corp., please visit www.selectsandscorp.com or contact
Rasool Mohammad, B.Sc. (Mining), President & CEO.
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