WESTERN POTASH CORP., (TSX Venture: WPX) has announced that as part of its Feasibility Study Process, two wells will be drilled to collect drill core for geochemical analysis, rock mechanic studies, and dissolution laboratory testing.
The Company has executed an agreement with Ensign Drilling Partnership of Calgary, Alberta to complete this drilling. Drilling shall commence immediately.
Results from the geochemical analysis will be used to update future resource estimation. An Updated NI 43-101 Resource Estimate and Technical Report will be completed by Agapito Associates Inc. ("AAI"); that will incorporate new potash results from this drill program. AAI has extensive experience in solution mining, resource characterization and preparation of 43-101 Technical Reports on Potash Resources. AAI's experience includes work for Intrepid Potash Inc in the US, Rio Tinto and Vale at the PRC project in Argentina and for several prospective potash projects located in Saskatchewan.
The 100% owned Milestone property, comprising 500 square kilometers, is located 30 kilometers southeast of Regina, and southeast of Mosaic's Belle Plaine Mine, one of the largest producing potash solution mines in the world.
The in-house qualified persons for the purposes of NI 43-101 guidelines are J. Patricio Varas, P. Geo and Dean Pekeski, P. Geo, both of whom have reviewed and approved the contents of this news release.
Source: WESTERN POTASH CORP.