White Mountain Enters into Second Off-take Agreement with Major International Pigment Producer

White Mountain Receives Progress Report on Titanium Metal Test Work

Sep 27, 2012, 06:00 ET from White Mountain Titanium Corporation

SANTIAGO, Chile, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- White Mountain Titanium Corporation ("White Mountain" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMTM) reports that it has entered into its second off-take agreement with a major international pigment producer for the supply of natural rutile concentrate from the Cerro Blanco project.   

Under the agreement, the pigment producer has agreed to purchase 10,000 tonnes per annum of White Mountain's standard grade, natural rutile concentrate at a fixed price. The three year term, which commences upon the production of 5,000 tons of product from the Cerro Blanco project, may be extended by mutual agreement.

White Mountain management are in active discussions with other titanium pigment,  metal and welding rod producers for the supply of all three grades of Cerro Blanco concentrate but have delayed signing additional off-take agreements pending further discussions with potential investors.

Commenting on this development, Michael Kurtanjek, White Mountain's President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Signing this second off-take agreement represents another important milestone for the Company. Our products have gained widespread acceptance in the titanium feedstock market and contractual commitments with major end users signifies their confidence in our project."

About White Mountain Titanium Corporation

The Company holds mining concessions on the Cerro Blanco property currently consisting of 33 registered mining exploitation concessions and five mining exploration concessions in the process of being constituted, over approximately 8,225 hectares located approximately 39 kilometres west of the City of Vallenar in the Atacama, or Region III, geographic region of northern Chile. The Company's principal objectives are to advance the Cerro Blanco project towards a final engineering feasibility, to secure off-take contracts for the planned rutile concentrate output, and to secure funding or other arrangements to place the project into production, if warranted. It would be the intention to sell the rutile concentrate to titanium metal and pigment producers. Work also continues to investigate the commercial viability of producing a feldspar co-product. The feldspar could find applications in the glass and ceramics industries.

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White Mountain Titanium Corporation

Michael Kurtanjek, President        

Brian Flower, Chairman

(56) 2 657-1800                            

(604) 408-2333

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