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2013-03-05 00:20:34

TSX Venture Symbol: GWG CUSIP: 39141Y 10 3 OTCQX: GWMGF SASKATOON, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. ("GWMG" or the "Company", TSX:V - GWG) is pleased to announce the promotion of Vic Fitzmaurice to the position of Steenkampskraal Managing Director with GWMG's wholly owned subsidiary, Rare Earth Extraction Co. Limited ("Rareco") of South Africa. Mr. Fitzmaurice's responsibilities include the refurbishment of the Steenkampskraal mine site as well as...

2013-02-25 08:22:59

TSX Venture Symbol: GWG OTCQX: GWMGF CUSIP: 39141Y 10 3 SASKATOON, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. ("GWMG" or the "Company", TSX:V - GWG) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Less Common Metals Limited ("LCM") is now in commercial production with its first rare earth alloy strip casting furnace. LCM has sold and shipped, on a commercial basis, specialty alloys produced by its strip casting furnace to three existing customers. A...

2013-02-21 00:20:58

TSX Venture Symbol: GWG OTCQX: GWMGF SASKATOON, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. ("GWMG" or the "Company"), (TSXV: GWG) today announced that as a result of an internal investigation into the activities of Vincent Mora, who had previously provided services to the Company as Project Director and was terminated for cause, suspicions were raised about invoicing, purchasing and contracting activities. Because irregularities were found during the Company's...

2013-01-30 12:21:01

TSX Venture Symbol: GWG              CUSIP: 39141Y 10 3 OTCQX: GWMGF SASKATOON, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. ("GWMG" or the "Company", TSX:V - GWG) is pleased to provide an update on issues pertinent to the Company's progress and status. Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA"): GWMG had previously set January 2013 as a target date to issue a news release highlighting the results of a PEA as...

2013-01-28 08:22:18

TSX Venture Symbol: GWG              CUSIP: 39141Y 10 3 OTCQX: GWMGF SASKATOON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. ("GWMG" or the "Company", TSX:V - GWG) today announced a 9,400 metre (65 holes) diamond drilling program at Steenkampskraal where the Company now has five drill rigs operating onsite. The objectives of the program located within, and adjacent to, the area noted in the updated...

2013-01-21 08:22:10

TSX Venture Symbol: GWG OTCQX: GWMGF CUSIP: 39141Y 10 3 SASKATOON, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. ("GWMG" or the "Company", TSX:V - GWG)  today announced that its updated National Instrument 43-101 resource estimate and technical report (the "NI 43-101 Report") shows a significant increase in the mineral resource (both Indicated and Inferred categories) compared to the Company's previously released NI 43-101 report of May 18, 2012. The updated...

2012-09-18 02:22:39

TSX Venture Symbol: GWG              OTCQX: GWMGF CUSIP: 39141Y 10 3 SASKATOON, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. ("GWMG" or the "Company", TSX:V - GWG) is pleased to announce updated drill results for the Company's Steenkampskraal rare earth Project in South Africa. Highlights include: -- Assays varying from 0.02 to 45.81 weight percent ("wt.%") Total Rare Earth...

2012-08-30 02:22:31

SASKATOON, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. ("GWMG" or the "Company") Corporate Holdings: -- 1 former producing mine: Steenkampskraal mine in South Africa: Under development. -- 1 rare earth mixed chloride production plant at Steenkampskraal: Under development. -- 1 rare earth solvent extraction separation plant near Steenkampskraal: Under development. -- 2 rare earth alloy...

2012-08-15 02:21:58

TSX Venture Symbol: GWG      OTCQX: GWMGF CUSIP: 39141Y 10 3 SASKATOON, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. ("GWMG" or the "Company"), (TSXV: GWG) is pleased to announce that it has been successful in its appeal of an outstanding application for prospecting rights in the region surrounding GWMG's Steenkampskraal monazite mine in South Africa. Notification of the grant of the prospecting right was received by GWMG from the...

2012-05-09 14:22:06

VANCOUVER, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Search Minerals Inc. ("Search" or the "Company") (TSXV: SMY) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alterra Resources Inc., are pleased to announce the completion of metallurgical tests on a bulk sample from the Foxtrot Project to produce a high grade REE product for refining. Highlights: -- Mineralogy studies (QEMSCAN) have shown that the REE minerals in Foxtrot are Allanite, Fergusonite, Chevkinite, with minor...


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2005-05-26 08:39:06

In geology, the mineral monazite is a reddish-brown phosphate containing rare earth metals and an important source of thorium, lanthanum, and cerium. It occurs usually in small isolated crystals. There are actually three different kinds of monazite, depending on relative elemental composition of the mineral: - monazite-Ce (Ce, La, Nd, Th, Y)PO4 - monazite-La (La, Ce, Nd)PO4 - monazite-Nd (Nd, La, Ce)PO4 The elements in parentheses are listed in the order in which they are in relative...

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