TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 20, 2015) – Augusta Industries Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AAO) (the “Corporation”), a developer and marketer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that the Vice President of Operations of its wholly-owned subsidiary Fox-Tek Canada Inc. (“Fox-Tek”) was in Alberta last week for a two day visit. The trip was in response to a request from an oil company operating in Alberta who expressed an immediate need to better understand the Corporation’s technologies and capabilities.
Allen Lone, the Corporation’s President and C.E.O. commented “The technical meeting between the Corporation’s representative and the representative of the oil company was successful as the Corporation was able to provide answer and to the company’s immediate needs and issues. The meeting was also able to assist the company with its plans to mitigate future systemic issues of that nature. This unscheduled meeting is indicative of the industry’s constant changing needs in general and the ability of the Corporation’s technology and services to adapt to and address these constantly changing needs.”
About the Corporation
Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Marcon International Inc. (“Marcon”) and Fox Tek, the Corporation provides a variety of services and products to a number of clients.
Marcon is an industrial supply contractor servicing the energy sector and a number of US Government entities. Marcon’s principal business is the sale and distribution of industrial parts and equipment (Electrical, mechanical and Instrumentation.) In addition to departments and agencies of the U.S. Government, Marcon’s major clients include Saudi Arabia-Sabic Services (Refining and Petrochemical), Bahrain National Gas Co, Bahrain Petroleum, Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Gas, Qatar Petrochemical, Gulf of Suez Petroleum, Agiba Petroleum and Burullus Gas Co.
Fox Tek develops non-intrusive asset health monitoring sensor systems for the oil and gas market to help operators track the thinning of pipelines and refinery vessels due to corrosion/erosion, strain due to bending/buckling and process pressure and temperature. The Corporation’s FT fiber optic sensor and corrosion monitoring systems allow cost-effective, 24/7 remote monitoring capabilities to improve scheduled maintenance operations, avoid unnecessary shutdowns, and prevent accidents and leaks.
The TSX Venture Exchange has in no way passed upon the merits of the proposed transaction and has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.
This press release contains forward-looking statements based on assumptions, uncertainties and management’s best estimates of future events. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements are detailed from time to time in the Corporation’s periodic reports filed with the Ontario Securities Commission and other regulatory authorities. The Corporation has no intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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