VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — April 28, 2015 – Select Sands Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SNS) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven H. Goldman to the Board of Directors. Steven H. Goldman is a senior partner in the Toronto law firm of Goldman Hine LLP. Before joining that firm, he successfully led the restructuring and turnaround of the Speedy Auto Service and Minute Muffler franchise systems as their President and CEO from December 2007 until December 2009. Mr. Goldman graduated from Carleton University in 1976 (BA, President’s Medal) and from Queen’s University in 1980 (LLB/JD). Mr. Goldman was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1982. He is a member of the Executive of the Ontario Bar Association, Franchise Section, the Law Society of Upper Canada, the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, and the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Goldman is currently a director of Tribute Pharmaceuticals Inc. (trading on the TSX.V as symbol TRX), as well as a member of its audit and compensation committees. He is also a former director of Alegro Health Corp. (now known as Centric Health Corp., trading on the TSX as symbol CHH). Mr. Goldman will be replacing Darren Urquhart. Mr. Urquhart will remain the chief financial officer of the Company.
“Steven brings in a unique combination of business and legal experience to the board,” Select Sands chief executive officer Rasool Mohammad commented. “Steven’s addition to the board is at the right time, where the company is moving from an exploration to a development stage.”
The company is pleased to announce that it will also be issuing 300,000 options at 30 cents to Steven Goldman.
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.
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, and holds other gold projects located in Ontario and Saskatchewan. The Company’s Preview SW Gold Deposit in Saskatchewan, Canada has 158,300 Oz gold and 270,800 Oz gold in Indicated and Inferred Categories, 2.6 million tonnes grading 1.89 g/t gold and 5.7 million tonnes grading1.48 g/t gold respectively. The gold deposit remains open to expansion in all directions.
For more information about Select Sands Corp., please visit www.selectsandscorp.com.
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Select Sands Corp.
Rasool Mohammad, B.Sc. (Mining)
President & CEO