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MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb 22, 2016) - Canadian Metals Inc. ( The "Corporation") (CSE:CME) is pleased to announce that Javier Bullón is joining the company as a technical adviser. Mr Bullón bring to the corporation over 41 years of experience in ferroalloys and specializes in the production of silicon metal. Mr Bullón will be working with Stephane Leblanc, President of the company, effective immediately.
Mr. Javier Bullón, a professional engineer with a Mechanical Engineering Degree from the University of Madrid in Spain, has 41 years of experience in ferroalloys and specializes in the production of silicon metal. After 10 years as a plant manager in the Sabon silicon plant in Spain, where the new electrode technology Elsa-composite was developed, he became the R&D General Manager of the FerroAtlántica Group, the first global silicon metal producer in the world. During the last 20 years as R&D Manager, he has had the opportunity to visit and work in many western world silicon plants to change the electrode in the most important companies of this sector. He also developed other important technologies like the copper casting machine, the microsilica market, the factory automation, etc. In the last 10 years he developed the Project of the metallurgical way for the silicon solar quality. He strongly participated in FerroAtlántica's important acquisition of Hidro Nitro (manganese plant) and Pechiney Electrometallurgy, today FerroPem as well as many other due dilligence and other companies like Timminco Solar, Emix in France, etc. He has patents and also presented many publications and papers at the most important silicon and ferroalloy congress. He is now a consultant and a profesor "ad honorem" at the Santiago de Compostela University and a renowned technical expert in France.
Mr. Leblanc, president and CEO of Canadian Metals, stated: "We are very pleased to add Mr. Bullón to our team. His nomination reflects the evolution of the corporation which is entering a new phase of project development. His expertise in ferroalloys and specializes in the production of silicon metal will be of great value to Canadian Metals which aims at bringing its Silicon Metal Plant project towards the exploitation stage."
Mr. Bullón stated, "I am excited to accept this technical adviser position at CME, and look forward to advancing the company's current project in Quebec and building on what Mr. Leblanc has created, continuing to focus on growing shareholder value."
About Canadian Metals
Canadian Metals Inc. is focused exclusively on the development of its Langis Project, a high-purity silica deposit located in the province of Quebec. The Company is rapidly positioning itself to eventually become a North American silicon metal producer.
For almost a decade, quartz from the Langis quarry has been exported to Europe for ferrosilicon production. Canadian Metals has rapidly built an international management team with local talent with a view to implementing a ferrosilicon plant in Quebec for converting the Langis silica into high grade ferrosilicon. With the goal to create approximately one hundred highly qualified direct jobs and some three hundred indirect jobs, Canadian Metals strongly believes that the Province of Quebec benefits from all of the required infrastructures, including transportation, port facilities, clean and renewable energy sourceand skilled labor in order to successfully implement this metals and minerals project.
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