Great Western Minerals Group Ltd



REE-mineralized rock at Great Western Minerals' Steenkampskraal rare earths project, 350 km north of Cape Town, South Africa. Source: Great Western Minerals

Great Western reveals PEA for South African REE mine

VANCOUVER — It has been a busy start to the year for Saskatoon-based rare earth outfit Great Western Minerals (GWG-V) and its past-producing Steenkampskraal project, 350 km north of Cape Town, South Africa. The company kicked off 2013…



Great Western's Steenkampskraal project in South Africa. Source: Great Western Minerals

Great Western reveals PEA for South African REE mine

VANCOUVER — It has been a busy start to the year for Saskatoon-based rare earth outfit Great Western Minerals (GWG-V) and its past-producing Steenkampskraal project located roughly 350 km north of Cape Town, South Africa. The company…


Lifton describes copper as ‘nerves of civilization’

In a keynote address at Byron Capital Markets’ third annual conference on electric metals in Toronto on April 19, Jack Lifton warned that copper shortages should be a far greater concern than electric metals, such as rare earths, graphite…



Great Western arranges $80-million bond financing

Vancouver — Great Western Minerals Group (GWG-T) has secured US$80-million in a bond financing as it works to open its flagship rare earths mine in South Africa and build or upgrade several processing facilities.


Great Western Minerals' Steenkampskraal REE mine in South Africa. Photo by Great Western Minerals

Great Western to get expertise from China

Over the last month Great Western Minerals Group (GWG-T) has completed a joint-venture with a Chinese company to build a rare earth separation plant near its Steenkampskraal mine in South Africa, about 350 km north of Cape Town, and…


Great Western to reap Chinese expertise

Over the last month Great Western Minerals (GWG-T) has completed a joint-venture with the Chinese to build a rare earth separation plant near its Steenkampskraal mine in South Africa, about 350 km north of Capetown, and successfully carried out…