Niel Erasmus has re-joined the Company in the newly created position of Vice President, Mineral Sands, where he will be responsible for the engineering, construction, staffing and operations of mineral sands facilities. Niel will work closely with oil sands customers and engineering firms to ensure the optimal recovery of valuable minerals from oil sands tailings and maximize value for customers and our Company. A professional engineer and metallurgist, Niel brings extensive experience in both the oil sands and mineral sands industries. He most recently served as an oilsands project manager for an international engineering firm and previously led our Company's technology development and piloting programs. Niel started his career in the mineral sands industry in South Africa, where he held increasingly responsible technical and management positions with a major minerals sands producer.