About GWMG: Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. is leader in the manufacture and supply of rare earth–based alloys and high purity metals with a low cost, high-grade critical rare earth asset. Its specialty alloys are used in the battery, magnet and aerospace industries. Produced at the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiaries, Less Common Metals Limited in Ellesmere Port, U.K. and Great Western Technologies Inc. in Troy, Michigan, these alloys contain transition metals including nickel, cobalt, iron and other rare earth elements. As part of the Company’s vertical integration strategy, GWMG also holds 100% equity ownership in Rare Earth Extraction Co. Limited, which controls the Steenkampskraal monazite mine. In addition to the project at Steenkampskraal, GWMG also holds interests in four rare earth exploration and development properties in North America.
Our Vision: To become a fully-integrated, world leader in the development and sustainable production of high quality critical rare earth oxide feed stock and REE metal alloys.
Our Mission: To become a best-in-class developer and sustainable producer of critical rare earths through our fully-integrated business model which incorporates the entire development cycle from mining to industry product manufacturing and through establishment of industry leading strategic partnerships.
History: The Company was incorporated on September 30, 1983 according to the laws of the Province of British Columbia by registration of its Memorandum and Articles pursuant to the Company Act (British Columbia) under the name Texoro Resources Ltd.
On August 16, 1984, the Company began trading on the Vancouver Stock Exchange under the name Texoro Resources Ltd. The name was subsequently changed to International Texoro Resources Ltd. on December 8, 1989, and then to Great Western Gold Corp. on July 24, 1991, trading under the symbol "GWG".
The Company began trading on the TSX (formerly the Canadian Venture Exchange) on November 26, 1999, also under the symbol "GWG".
On August 14, 2002, the Company changed its name to Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. On December 12, 2007, the Company was transferred out of British Columbian jurisdiction into federal jurisdiction and is now a Canadian corporation.