EPM Mining Ventures Inc. (TSXV:EPK,OTCQX:EPMMF) has awarded a contract to Parthenon Group LLC for the Market Assessment and Strategy Study — for use in the feasibility studies Sevier Dry Lake Potash project currently being prepared by CH2M HILL and Agapito Associates, Inc.
As quoted in the press release:
Through both primary and secondary research, Parthenon will focus on market structure analysis, supply and demand capacity and pricing trends, economic forecasting and modeling, and developing a framework for domestic and international distribution strategies for sulfate of potash and potential ancillary minerals. Parthenon has vast experience evaluating the competitive landscape of the minerals and industrials markets having completed numerous engagements in these areas.
EPM CEO Lance D’Ambrosio said:
We are very pleased to add Parthenon to our feasibility study team and know they will contribute greatly to the studies. They have done terrific work in the global soda ash market and come highly recommended to us by Tata Chemicals. Parthenon’s knowledge and expertise in fertilizer and chemicals’ distribution and marketing will provide the Company with an even greater level of research and understanding as we progress into the development and operational stages.