Western Potash Corp. (CVE:WPX) reports that AMEC Americas Ltd has been engaged as the Lead Engineering Consultant for the feasibility study process on its Milestone potash project.
The press release is quoted as saying:
AMEC is a leading engineering firm that currently manages multiple potash expansion projects in Saskatchewan with a capital value of several billion dollars. AMEC was selected because of their technical expertise as engineers and EPCM contractors, as well as their experience in potash mine construction, potash processing and their expertise in producing potash feasibility studies.
Western Potash’s President & CEO, Patricio Varas says:
We are pleased to get the feasibility process underway and we are confident that this process will continue to de-risk what management believes to be one of the largest and best Tier 1 potash, greenfield, solution deposits, still available in the world today”. Varas also noted that: “at management’s election and in conjunction with contributions from one of a number of targeted mine development partners the feasibility study process can be accelerated”. Furthermore, “work necessary to file for environmental and other permits is underway”