• Enthusiastic Support From Potential Purchasers At Product Demonstration Seminar

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2014

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (June 13, 2014) -- Great Quest Fertilizer Ltd ("the Company") is pleased to report that, the Company in association with the Institut d'Economie Rurale "IER", a subset of the Malian Ministry of Agriculture, an industry seminar was hosted the subject of which was the successful Company product demonstrations (See release dated February 18, 2014). The seminar served as a product introduction to the country's leading agronomists and fertilizer purchasing agencies and to discuss the results of the product trials and the merits of the GQ's beneficiated and granulated direct application phosphate fertilizer. Dr. Lamine Traore of the IER,…

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  • Great Quest Metal Ltd. Changes Its Name to

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2014

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (June 3, 2014) - Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company" or "Great Quest") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased to announce that, it is changing its name to Great Quest Fertilizer Ltd, subject to the approval of the Exchange. The trading symbol "GQ" will remain unchanged. There is no share consolidation and no corporate reorganization accompanying the Company's name change. Jed Richardson, President and CEO commented, "We have specifically chosen to change the Company name to "Fertilizer" from "Metals" as it is more accurately reflects both the direction and focus of the Company. Great Quest is building a Pan-African fertilizer…

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  • Great Quest Announces Private Placement

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2014

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (May 24, 2013) - Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company") (TSX-V: GQ) today announced that it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement of up to 1,700,000 units at a price of $0.60 per unit for gross proceeds of around $1,000,000. Each unit will consist of one common share and one common share purchase warrant. Each common share purchase warrant will be exercisable for one common share at a price of $0.80 per share for a period of three years from the date of issue, subject to the Company's right to accelerate the expiry of the warrants…

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  • Tilemsi Bulk Samples Average Above 24% Drilled Inferred Resource Grade

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2014

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (March 26, 2014) -- Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company" or "Great Quest") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased to report positive results from field work at the Tilemsi Phosphate project in Mali, West Africa. Bulk sampling was conducted in October 2013, for the purposes of testing for detailed engineering and for the fabrication of beneficiated phosphate product for 2014 field demonstrations. Analysis of the material has returned grades notably higher than the drill inferred resource grade. Outcrop samples AFL17 through AFL20 are the first results from the Aderfoul license and prove its prospectivity -- with phosphate grades in excess…

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  • Botswana Project Update: Potassium Confirmed in Tailings at Elevated Levels

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2014

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (February 26, 2014) - Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company" or "Great Quest") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased to report that, further to the recent management's visit on Botswana Ash (Pty) Ltd. (Botswana Ash) Sua Pan Potash project in Botswana, preliminary investigations indicate the mine effluent (also called bitterns or tailings) from the brine which, after it has passed through the existing Soda Ash and Salt processing plant carries an increased concentration of potash (KCl) than the native brine. This stands as the optimal situation, allowing Great Quest to plan a potash recovery operation as a simple expansion…

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  • Mali Agricultural Product Demonstrations an Overwhelming Success

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2014

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (February 18, 2014) -- Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company" or "Great Quest") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased to announce that it is in receipt of the quantitative results from the product trials discussed in the November 21, 2013 Press Release. The demonstrations have been a tremendous success, showing that the Great Quest's direct application fertilizer is an effective replacement for much costlier imported chemical phosphate across the full range of crops and regions of Mali. The study comprised 27 agronomic trials covering the five major agro-ecological climatic regions of Mali, where large-scale commercial agriculture occurs. The comprehensive trials…

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  • Thomas Guillot Joins Great Quest as VP Corporate Development

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2014

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (February 04, 2014) - Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company" or "Great Quest") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Thomas Guillot to the executive team, in the role of Vice President of Corporate Development. Mr. Guillot brings unique skills and experiences that complement and greatly enhance the capabilities of our management team. Previously, Mr. Guillot held the role of Chief Financial Officer at NewGen Asset Management, a mid-sized investment fund focused on resource investment. Prior to his tenure at NewGen, he worked in frontier market development with non-governmental agencies in Mali and Peru. Mr. Guillot's…

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  • Great Quest Closes Non-Brokered Private Placement of C$466,000

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2014

    THIS NEWS RELEASE, REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAWS, IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES, AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OF THE SECURITIES DESCRIBED HEREIN. THESE SECURITIES HAVE NOT BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE UNITED STATES SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, OR ANY STATE SECURITIES LAWS, AND MAY NOT BE OFFERED OR SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO U.S. PERSONS UNLESS REGISTERED OR EXEMPT THEREFROM. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (January 6, 2014) - Further to its news release of December 18, 2013, Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased…

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  • Great Quest Announces Private Placement

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2013

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (December 18, 2013) - Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company") (TSX-­V: GQ) today announced that it intends to complete a non­-brokered private placement of up to 850,000 units at a price of $0.60 per unit for gross proceeds of around $500,000. Each unit will consist of one common share and one common share purchase warrant. Each common share purchase warrant will be exercisable for one common share at a price of $0.80 per share for a period of three years from the date of issue, subject to the Company's right to accelerate the expiry of the warrants…

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  • Great Quest To Develop Botswana's Sua Pan Brownfield Potash Project

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2013

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (December 18, 2013) -- Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company" or "Great Quest") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased to report it has entered into an exclusive arrangement with Botswana Ash (Pty) Ltd ("BotAsh"), to develop the potash brine potential of Sua Pan salar (salt pan) in Botswana, southern Africa. BotAsh operates a brine recovery operation for sodium carbonate (soda ash) and sodium chloride (table salt) on the salar, a facility that started operation in 1991. Significant concentrations of potash (potassium chloride (KCl) and potassium sulfate (K2SO4)) have been recorded in the brines of Sua Pan, but have never…

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  • Great Quest Product Demonstrations Lauded as Milestone for Sahel Agriculture

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2013

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (November 21, 2013) - Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company" or "Great Quest") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased to report the work of the Institute for Rural Economic Development ("IER"), a Malian government research partner. Demonstration crops using Great Quest's enriched and granulated direct application Tilemsi natural phosphate fertilizer were planted this July and August, for harvest and analysis in December and January. Very positive results have been achieved such that Great Quest and the IER have held infield seminars with major consumer groups and government officials to raise awareness for this significant milestone. Tilemsi natural phosphate has…

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  • Sanoukou Gold Program Reports Chip Samples of up to 24.9 g/t from Artisanal Workings

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2013

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (September 30, 2013) -- Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company" or "Great Quest") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased to report very encouraging results from its recent mapping and prospecting campaign at the the Sanoukou gold concession, located in the Birimian Greenstone Belt in southwestern Mali. The Company previously noted a marked increase in artisanal working on the property and initiated a program to analyze the material targeted by the local hand miners. The Sanoukou region has historically been an area of significant artisanal gold mining ("orpaillage" in French), but more recently has become the epicentre for a small…

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  • Great Quest to Resume Exploration Program at the Tilemsi Phosphate Project

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2013

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (September 18, 2013) -- Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company" or "Great Quest") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased to announce that its exploration program at the Tilemsi phosphate project will resume after 18 months of geopolitical uncertainty that affected the Company's field operations in northern Mali. Great Quest's senior management recently had the opportunity to return to the region of Tilemsi, to meet with government officials, gauge the security conditions in the region and prepare the camp ahead of the planned field operations. Substantial military and UN peacekeeping presence, observed in the vicinity of the Tilemsi project and along…

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  • Great Quest Appoints Abdoulaye Pona to the Board of its Mali subsidiary

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2013

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (August 13, 2013) - Jed Richardson, President and CEO of Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company" or "Great Quest") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Abdoulaye Pona to the board of Great Quest Mali S.A. ("GQ Mali"), the Company's fully-owned subsidiary. Mr Pona currently serves as the president of the Chamber of Mines of Mali. He is also the founding director of Mali Mining House S.A., and the former secretary general of UNOMIN, the national union of mining companies in Mali. He has been working in the mining industry for over three decades, promoting…

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  • Great Quest Congratulates Mali on the 'Historic' Kidal Agreement

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2013

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (June 20, 2013) - Mali's government has signed a ceasefire agreement with the secular Tuareg MNLA rebels. The new accord allows the Malian authority and its army to return to Kidal, the rebels' final stronghold in northeastern Mali. This is a significant step for Mali's crisis recovery process that removes the last obstacle on the path to country-wide elections scheduled for July 28th, and paves the way for a lasting peace in the country's northern region. "There is an international consensus, as well as a Malian consensus, on the fundamental questions, which include the integrity of our territory,…

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  • Great Quest Announces AGM Results - Appoints Jed Richardson CEO

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2013

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (May 13, 2013) -- Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company") (TSX-V: GQ) announces that its shareholders approved all of the motions presented at its 2013 Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held on May 10, 2013. The following have been re-elected as the directors of the Company: John Clarke (Chairman), Jed Richardson (CEO), Victor Jones, Ehud Levy, Gordon Peeling and David Shaw. Jed Richardson has been appointed President and CEO of the Company. Mr. Richardson has served as a director of the Company since April 2010, and interim President and CEO since February 2013. "We are excited that Jed has…

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  • Great Quest Corporate Update - Pursuing Routes to Restoring Value

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2013

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (April 29, 2013) - Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased to provide the following update for shareholders and interested stakeholders. The Company has been reviewing its projects and objectives in recent months in light of evolving market conditions and changes in management. Great Quest Gold Concession The Company completed an initial drill program in March 2011 on its wholly-owned Sanoukou gold property, located in southwestern Mali. The exploration program tested some of the mineralized dykes and subsequently received encouraging results. Since that initial work the Company has noted a dramatic increase in orpailleur activity (artisanal…

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  • Great Quest Adopts Advance Notice Policy for Future Shareholder Meetings

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2013

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (March 18, 2013) - the Board of Directors of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX-V: GQ) has adopted an Advance Notice Policy (the "Policy"). The purpose of the Policy is to provide shareholders, directors and management of the Company with a clear framework for nominating directors of the Company at a shareholders' meeting. The Company is committed to: (i) facilitating an orderly and efficient annual general or, where the need arises, special meeting, process; (ii) ensuring that all shareholders receive adequate notice of the director nominations and sufficient information regarding all director nominees; and (iii) allowing…

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  • Great Quest Granted Permit for Tarkint Est Concession, Tilemsi Phosphate Project

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2013

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (February 27, 2013) - Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company") (TSX-V: GQ) is pleased to report that it has received the official decree from the government of Mali, granting its Malian subsidiary a Research Permit ("Permis de Recherche") for the Tarkint Est concession. This concession is adjacent to the north of the Tilemsi and Aderfoul concessions and covers an area of 589 km2. The decree ("Arrêté") #20130551/MM-SG granted by the Malian Ministry of Mines is effective February 20, 2013. Interim President and CEO, Jed Richardson commented: "We are pleased with the continued function of the Malian government during this…

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  • Jed Richardson Appointed Interim President & CEO

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2013

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (February 11, 2013) -- Great Quest Metals Ltd (the "Company") (TSX-V: GQ) announces the appointment of Jed Richardson as interim President & CEO of the Company effective immediately. Mr. Richardson has served as a director of the Company since April 2010. Former President & CEO, Joel Jeangrand, is no longer an officer of the Company The Company announced the filing of a PEA on its Tilemsi Phosphate Project located in Mali in its recent News Release of February 6, 2013. The PEA can be viewed on its website or on SEDAR and the Company will be continuing development…

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