Titan Iron Ore Corp. (“Titan,” the “Company”) ( OTCQB : TFER ) is pleased to announce it has entered into consulting agreements with William MacKellar and Wayne Potocic, experts in marketing and production within the steel industry.
Consultant William MacKellar has a Bachelors of Engineering in Metallurgy from McGill University, thirty years of experience in steelmaking at National Steel Corporation, and has been working as a steel industry consultant since 1994. He will provide the Company with his knowledge of the blast furnace steel-producing market, the secondary electric-arc furnace (mini-mill) market, and his expertise in iron ore, steel, and hot-rolled products, including downstream, semi-steel products and processes.
Consultant Wayne Potocic worked for Arcelor Mittal Dofasco from 1974 to 2010 focusing on steel by-product sales throughout North America. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, and is also a member of the National Slag Association. Mr. Potocic will bring his experience with North American steel markets and the feed requirements of blast furnace and other steel producers.
Andrew Brodkey, CEO of Titan Iron Ore Corp., stated, “Bill MacKellar’s and Wayne Potocic’s vast experience in the steel and related industries and marketing knowhow will be vital as the Company looks to develop its Iron Mountain property and potentially place run-of-mine titaniferous iron ore with steel industry consumers.”