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Great Western Minerals Group Ltd.
119A Cardinal Crescent
Saskatoon, SK S7L 6H5


Phone: 306-668-0701
Fax: 306-668-0289
E-mail: info@gwmg.ca





From the great Western Website, IR section:

Share Structure (as of March 01, 2011)

Common shares issued and outstanding:   366,169,919  
Unexercised warrants: 63,584,400  
Unexercised share options: 29,630,000  
Total: 459,383,919





(From GWMGF website 4/10/2011)

Using the above information plus the closing price for 4/8/2011, Estimated Market Cap is $315,089,215.30




About Great Western Minerals Group:

Great Western Minerals Group  is a Canadian-based company with a vertically-integrated, business model in the rare earth element industry through exploration, mine development and specialty metals production. Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Less Common Metals Limited, located in Birkenhead UK, and Great Western Technologies Inc., located in Troy, Michigan, the Company produces a variety of specialty alloys for use in the rechargeable battery, permanent magnet, automotive and aerospace industries. Less Common Metals currently supplies 20% of the world's SmCo alloy for used in permanent magnets and is a significant supplier of alloys for NdFeB permanent magnets. Listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX.V: GWG) and the OTCQX: GWMGF, Great Western Minerals Group is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and development of rare earth mineral properties in Canada, the United States and Africa.

Current properties include two rare earth projects in Saskatchewan, Canada, one in New Brunswick, Canada, one in Utah, USA, and one in South Africa (see Projects). The most advanced projects are the 100%-owned Hoidas Lake Rare Earth Project, located in northern Saskatchewan, and the Steenkampskraal Project in South Africa.

Rare earth elements (REEs) are used in many alternative energy technologies such as wind power generation, fuel cells, rechargeable batteries, hydrogen storage, and permanent magnets used in electric and electric-hybrid vehicles. The rare earth elements comprise the lanthanide series of elements on the periodic table.


Great Western Minerals Group owns
100% of Great Western Minerals (GWMG), whose exploration and development is focused on the rare earth elements.
100% of Great Western Technologies Inc. (GWTI); and
100% of Less Common Metals Ltd. (LCM).

Links to Current Financial Reports From The Company:


GWMG Consolidated Financial Statements, Q4 2010 PDF (429KB)

GWMG Mangement's Discussion & Analysis, Q4 2010 PDF (247KB)


GWMG Consolidated Financial Statements, Q3 2010 PDF (429KB)

GWMG Mangement's Discussion & Analysis, Q3 2010 PDF (247KB)


GWMG Consolidated Financial Statements, Q2 2010 PDF (429KB)

GWMG Mangement's Discussion & Analysis, Q2 2010 PDF (247KB)

GWMG Consolidated Financial Statements, Q1 2010 PDF (429KB)

GWMG Mangement's Discussion & Analysis, Q1 2010 PDF (247KB)



Transfer agent info from earlier version of board.  Still needs verification:

Transfer Agent
Computershare Trust Company of Canada Inc.
510 Burrard St.
Vancouver, BC V6C 3B9



Marc LeVier B.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering, M.Sc.
                                                         Metallurgical Engineering
President and Chief Executive Officer, Director

  • Former CEO of Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp.
  • Twenty years with Newmont Mining Corporation in senior metallurgical and management positions.
  • Significant international metallurgical and process engineering experience in moving new mining projects into production.
  • Has led multiple teams in the development of processes for base metals, industrial minerals and precious metals. 

David Kennedy C.Eng., MIMMM
Chief Executive Officer, Rareco, Director

  • Founded Less Common Metals in 1992.
  • Has worked with rare earth materials since 1980.
  • Was previously Technical Manager at Johnson Matthey Rare Earth Products.
  • Graduate in Metallurgy, a Chartered Engineer and a Professional Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
  • Has held the positions of Chairman of the Liverpool Metallurgical Society and President of the Birmingham University Metallurgical Society.

Vernon J. Kiss B.A., LL.B.
Senior Vice-President, Business and Corporate Development

Responsible for oversight of GWMG's corporate and strategic planning processes as well as corporate development initiatives, including acquisitions, partnerships and joint ventures.

  • Experience includes 15 years with Cameco in senior positions including vice president, corporate development and power generation.
  • Participated in preparations for Cameco's initial listings on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and as special project co-ordinator of significant domestic and international joint venture agreements, projects, and long term supply agreements. 

Baodong Zhao Ph.D., M.Eng., P.Eng.
Vice-President, Metallurgy

  • Currently oversees all aspects of metallurgy including the development of cost effective techniques to optimize the processing of rare earth minerals for different projects.
  • Graduated with a B.Eng. and a M.Eng. in Physical Chemistry in Metallurgical Processes, with the special focus on rare earth mineral processing and separation, from University of Science and Technology Beijing; later with a PhD in Chemistry (specialized in Surface and Materials Electrochemistry) from Queen's University at Kingston, ON.
  • More than 20 years of experience in R&D and design of new metallurgical processes, project implementation, optimization and management as a Senior Engineer/Metallurgist for various companies.
  • A patent holder for a solvent extraction technology to recover and separate rare earth.

Jim Davidson C.A.
Vice-President of Finance & Chief Financial Officer

  • Most recently was Chief Financial Officer with Athabasca Potash Inc. where he managed all financial and administrative functions including governance, third party and management reporting, treasury, human resource and International Financial Reporting Standards compliance.
  • Worked closely with the exploration project team in the preparation of Athabasca Potash's Environmental Impact Study and the Pre-feasibility Study.
  • Spent 19 years in the finance divisions of Weyerhaeuser in several locations throughout North America.
  • Has held senior management positions that focused on the enhancement of financial, production and technology processes as well as SAP deployment and standardization of accounting processes at forty sites.

John Pearson M.Sc. Geo., P.Geo.
Vice-President, Exploration

  • Over 30 years of exploration experience in the mineral industry with companies that include Teck Cominco and the predecessor to Cameco.
  • Significant expertise in Precambrian mineral deposits.

Richard Hogan M.Sc. Eng.
Vice-President, Operations

  • Over 25 years of experience in the mining sector including serving as chief engineer, mine superintendent and mine manager.
  • Operational experience in a variety of mines throughout North America, South America and Papua New Guinea.
  • Technical expertise is centered on ore reserve estimation, mine design and financial modeling of mining properties.

Brent Jellicoe B.Sc., P.Geo.
Director of International Exploration

  • Recently joined GWMG to manage the exploration program at Steenkampskraal in South Africa as well as to assess global projects of interest to GWMG.
  • Diverse mineral exploration including gold, diamonds, uranium and industrial minerals.
  • Extensive international exploration experience in Guyana, Brazil, Russia and China.

Ian Higgins Ph.D. in Materials Science, MIMMM
Managing Director, Metals and Alloys

  • Responsible for the execution of the annual plan as well as day-to-day operations of LCM.
  • Highly experienced technical expert, having worked with Johnson Matthey Rare Earth Products before joining LCM in 2001.
  • Responsible for procurement of materials from sources in China.

Dwight Percy B. Comm
Manager, Investor Relations

  • 30 years of experience in communications and investor relations .
  • Extensive history in strategic planning and corporate development.
  • Has worked with private businesses, development agencies and publicly traded companies.
  • Has advised a wide array of business and development leaders in media relations.

Karen Frisky BComm, CGA
Director of Finance

  • Has over 17 years experience in the accounting profession.
  • Most recently as Controller in the industrial construction industry managing all financial functions, including government and management reporting, budgeting, human resources and financial reporting.
  • Worked previously in the manufacturing, government and not-for-profit industries managing all financial aspects of inter-related organizations.
  Lisa Prange M.P.Acc., C.A.
Director of Internal Audit and Corporate Governance
  • Holds a Master of Professional Accounting from University of Saskatchewan and is a Chartered Accountant.
  • Responsible for GWMG's internal audit program ensuring adequacy and effectiveness of the company's risk management, control, and governance processes.
  • Many years of financial reporting experience with publically traded companies along with several years of audit experience with a public accounting firm.

Reid McDonald M.Sc., P.Eng.
Manager, Operational Research

  • M.Sc. in Engineering Physics.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan.
  • Uses applied mathematics to support senior management.

Great Western Minerals Group Ltd.
Dwight Percy                                           
Manager - Investor Relations
Phone: (306) 260-9981

Website: www.gwmg.ca


Great Western Minerals Group Head Office

Great Western Minerals Group Ltd.
 219 Robin Crescent
Saskatoon, SK  S7L 6M8

Phone: (306) 659-4500
Fax: (306) 659-4501

E-mail: info@gwmg.ca

SOURCE: Great Western Minerals Group Ltd.

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#913   GWMGF SEC Suspension "because of questions regarding the Renee 12/17/18 09:41:35 AM
#912   GWMGF is officially BANKRUPT..... http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/GWMGF/news/Great-Western-Minerals EmptyBones 12/03/15 08:05:11 PM
#911   Can anyone give me the 411 on this stock? MBagz 06/02/15 05:40:03 PM
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#905   Why did this crash? Jib Nightheart 01/23/14 10:07:44 AM
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#903   Nice pop Jib Nightheart 01/17/14 08:07:56 AM
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#901   Hello Shenfein thanks for the post. ADVFN_franknstein 10/25/13 10:50:35 AM
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#899   Great Western Minerals Provides Metallurgical Update on Steenkampskraal Project Shenfein 10/09/13 01:12:51 AM
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#884   News....some issues. Stream205 02/21/13 08:27:23 AM
#883   Great Western Minerals Group announces an increase in Hockmir 01/22/13 12:10:07 AM
#882   GWMGF: 41 million warrants @ .45 expire today Stream205 01/15/13 02:59:29 PM
#881   I have thought that of the company for, gharma 01/14/13 09:34:21 PM
#880   Looks to me like with the new guys, Hockmir 01/14/13 01:45:16 PM
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