• Tilemsi Phosphate Project Phase 2 Expands Target Areas and Pits yield an Average of 29.3% P2O5

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2012

    View News Release in PDF Format VANCOUVER, BC - John A Clarke, CEO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. ("Great Quest", "GQ", or "the Company")(TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), is pleased to report the results of the Phase 2 exploration, geological and drilling work on the Tilemsi Phosphate Project. The Tilemsi project area comprises three concessions covering 1206 sq km in eastern Mali, near the town of Bourem, which is situated on the Niger River. The Phase 2 program included the following activities: Digging of 11 pits in proximity to selected drill holes of the Phase 1 Rotary Air Blast (RAB) drilling program, mostly…

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  • Tilemsi Phosphate Project Phase 2 Expands Target Areas and Pits yield an Average of 29.3% P2O5

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2012

    View News Release in PDF Format VANCOUVER, BC - John A Clarke, CEO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. ("Great Quest", "GQ", or "the Company")(TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), is pleased to report the results of the Phase 2 exploration, geological and drilling work on the Tilemsi Phosphate Project. The Tilemsi project area comprises three concessions covering 1206 sq km in eastern Mali, near the town of Bourem, which is situated on the Niger River. The Phase 2 program included the following activities: Digging of 11 pits in proximity to selected drill holes of the Phase 1 Rotary Air Blast (RAB) drilling program, mostly…

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  • Great Quest Receives Positive Results From Beneficiation Tests of Tilemsi Phosphate

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2012

    VANCOUVER, BC -- John Clarke, CEO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. ("Great Quest" or the "Company") (TSX-V:GQ) is pleased to announce the successful completion of initial beneficiation tests carried out on the Tilemsi Phosphate Project in Eastern Mali by MINTEK South Africa and the Company's consultant Gaya Resources Development ("Gaya"). Phosphate rock from the Tilemsi Project displayed good characteristics for effective beneficiation. Samples used in the beneficiation tests assayed between 26% and 32% P2O5. Phosphate primarily exists in the larger size fractions, with 98% recovery achieved by screening for material larger than 106 microns. Silica, aluminum and iron can be reduced…

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  • Great Quest Appoints Dr. John A. Clarke Interim President

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BC: The Board of Directors of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ, Frankfurt: GQM) ("Great Quest" or the "Company") announces that it has appointed John A. Clarke interim President, effective January 6, 2012. The Board would like to thank Victor J.E. Jones for his leadership in the development of the Company's Malian assets. He will continue to serve the Company in the capacity as Chief Financial Officer. The Board of the Company has also granted an incentive stock option to a director of one of its subsidiaries to purchase up to 100,000 shares at a price of $1.64 per share.…

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  • Great Quest Completes Phase 2 Drilling on Tilemsi Phosphate Project

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BC Victor J. E. Jones, President, reports that the Great Quest Metals Ltd. ( TSXV: GQ, Frankfurt: GQM ) ("Great Quest" or the "Company") has completed a limited rotary air blast drilling program of 48 holes (608 m) on its 1206 sq km Tilemsi Phosphate Project, located in Eastern Mali. The Phase 2 drilling program was limited to the Tarkint Est concession. This second phase of drilling focused on hills and plain areas identified but not drilled during the initial Phase of drilling on the project [See News Release September 26, 2011]. Samples from this drilling will be similarly…

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  • Great Quest Completes Phase 2 Drilling on Tilemsi Phosphate Project

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BC Victor J. E. Jones, President, reports that the Great Quest Metals Ltd. ( TSXV: GQ, Frankfurt: GQM ) ("Great Quest" or the "Company") has completed a limited rotary air blast drilling program of 48 holes (608 m) on its 1206 sq km Tilemsi Phosphate Project, located in Eastern Mali. The Phase 2 drilling program was limited to the Tarkint Est concession. This second phase of drilling focused on hills and plain areas identified but not drilled during the initial Phase of drilling on the project [See News Release September 26, 2011]. Samples from this drilling will be similarly…

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  • Great Quest Metals Ltd. Extends Tilemsi Phosphate Project Area to 1206 sqkm

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -(November 14, 2011) - Victor J.E. Jones, President and CFO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. ("Great Quest" or "GQ") (TSX VENTURE:GQ) (FRANKFURT:GQM), is pleased to report that the Company is expanding the Tilemsi Phosphate project area through the acquisition of a new concession immediately adjacent to and east of its initial Tin Hina concession and through the extension of the area covered by its partnered Tarkint Est concession. The new areas increase the total Tilemsi project area from 737 sq km to 1206 sq km. The Company has announced a preliminary NI-43101 resource on a portion of…

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  • Tilemsi Phosphate Project receives 32.6 Mt Initial NI 43-101 Mineral Resource Estimate

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (November 8, 2011) -- Victor J.E. Jones, President and CFO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. ("Great Quest" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GQ) (FRANKFURT:GQM), is pleased to announce that the Company has received an NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource estimate based on the first phase drill results within small portions of the company's 737 km2 Tilemsi Phosphate Project located in Eastern Mali, West Africa. The report from Jed Diner, (M.Sc., P.Geol.) provides an Inferred Mineral Resource estimate of 32 million tonnes at a grade of 23.4% P2O5 (at a cutoff of 5% P2O5) using a specific gravity of…

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  • Tilemsi Phosphate Project receives 32.6 Mt Initial NI 43-101 Mineral Resource Estimate

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (November 8, 2011) -- Victor J.E. Jones, President and CFO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. ("Great Quest" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GQ) (FRANKFURT:GQM), is pleased to announce that the Company has received an NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource estimate based on the first phase drill results within small portions of the company's 737 km2 Tilemsi Phosphate Project located in Eastern Mali, West Africa. The report from Jed Diner, (M.Sc., P.Geol.) provides an Inferred Mineral Resource estimate of 32 million tonnes at a grade of 23.4% P2O5 (at a cutoff of 5% P2O5) using a specific gravity of…

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  • Great Quest Metals appoints Mohammed Bouhsane Chief Operating Officer

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    Vancouver, BC: Victor J.E. Jones, President and CFO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. ("Great Quest" or the "Company")(TSX VENTURE:GQ)(FRANKFURT:GQM), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mohammed Bouhsane as Chief Operating Officer effective November 1, 2011, with principal responsibilities for the Bamako, Mali office and exploration activities. Mr. Bouhsane brings to Great Quest 19 years' experience in project management and engineering in the Moroccan mining, hydrometallurgical, and metallurgy industries and a strong understanding of the phosphate industry. His expertise spans the mining, beneficiation and commercial production phases of a variety of ores and he has successfully brought all of the…

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  • Great Quest Metals appoints Mohammed Bouhsane Chief Operating Officer

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    Vancouver, BC: Victor J.E. Jones, President and CFO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. ("Great Quest" or the "Company")(TSX VENTURE:GQ)(FRANKFURT:GQM), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mohammed Bouhsane as Chief Operating Officer effective November 1, 2011, with principal responsibilities for the Bamako, Mali office and exploration activities. Mr. Bouhsane brings to Great Quest 19 years' experience in project management and engineering in the Moroccan mining, hydrometallurgical, and metallurgy industries and a strong understanding of the phosphate industry. His expertise spans the mining, beneficiation and commercial production phases of a variety of ores and he has successfully brought all of the…

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  • Great Quest Metals Ltd.: Phase 1 Tilemsi Phosphate Drilling Completed with Favourable Results

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(September 26, 2011) - Victor J.E. Jones, President and CFO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. ("Great Quest" or "GQ") (TSX VENTURE:GQ) (FRANKFURT:GQM), is pleased to report that the Phase I drilling campaign recently completed at the Company's Tilemsi phosphate project has confirmed the presence of high quality P2O5 phosphate mineralization, showing a strong correlation with the targets from the remote sensing study and prior reconnaissance work carried out on the concessions. A total of 275 drill holes for 5049 meters were drilled using two contractors, covering a small portion of the company's 737 km2 project. The program was executed…

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  • Great Quest Metals Ltd.: Phase 1 Tilemsi Phosphate Drilling Completed with Favourable Results

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(September 26, 2011) - Victor J.E. Jones, President and CFO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. ("Great Quest" or "GQ") (TSX VENTURE:GQ) (FRANKFURT:GQM), is pleased to report that the Phase I drilling campaign recently completed at the Company's Tilemsi phosphate project has confirmed the presence of high quality P2O5 phosphate mineralization, showing a strong correlation with the targets from the remote sensing study and prior reconnaissance work carried out on the concessions. A total of 275 drill holes for 5049 meters were drilled using two contractors, covering a small portion of the company's 737 km2 project. The program was executed…

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  • Great Quest Appoints Corporate Secretary, Grants Stock Options

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BC - Victor J.E. Jones, President and CFO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM) announces that the Board of Directors has appointed Dianne Szigety as Corporate Secretary. The appointment replaces Ms. Nestoruk whom the board wishes to thank for her many years of service to the Company. Ms. Szigety has over 25 years' experience in the securities industry and is an associate member of Chartered Secretaries Canada, a Canadian Division of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She provides corporate, securities and administrative services on a consulting basis to public companies, including regulatory, corporate governance and…

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  • Great Quest Appoints Corporate Secretary, Grants Stock Options

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BC - Victor J.E. Jones, President and CFO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM) announces that the Board of Directors has appointed Dianne Szigety as Corporate Secretary. The appointment replaces Ms. Nestoruk whom the board wishes to thank for her many years of service to the Company. Ms. Szigety has over 25 years' experience in the securities industry and is an associate member of Chartered Secretaries Canada, a Canadian Division of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She provides corporate, securities and administrative services on a consulting basis to public companies, including regulatory, corporate governance and…

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  • Great Quest Metals Ltd. Announces Results of Annual General Meeting

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV:GQ) (FRANKFURT:GQM) is pleased to announce that it held its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) in Toronto on June 10, 2011. All resolutions on the agenda were approved by the shareholders. Notably, shareholders approved motions to expand the Board to seven, reappoint all existing directors, and appoint Gordon R. Peeling to the Board. President and CFO, Victor Jones commented, "It is my pleasure to welcome Mr. Gordon Peeling to the Board of Directors (see release dated May 16, 2011). The contribution of a mining professional of Mr. Peeling's stature will be of…

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  • Great Quest Metals Ltd. Announces Results of Annual General Meeting

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV:GQ) (FRANKFURT:GQM) is pleased to announce that it held its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) in Toronto on June 10, 2011. All resolutions on the agenda were approved by the shareholders. Notably, shareholders approved motions to expand the Board to seven, reappoint all existing directors, and appoint Gordon R. Peeling to the Board. President and CFO, Victor Jones commented, "It is my pleasure to welcome Mr. Gordon Peeling to the Board of Directors (see release dated May 16, 2011). The contribution of a mining professional of Mr. Peeling's stature will be of…

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  • Great Quest Accelerates Phosphate Exploration

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BC - Victor J.E. Jones, Chairman and CFO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), is pleased to report that the Company is mobilizing a second air-core drill to be onsite for its Tilemsi phosphate project in Eastern Mali next week, to accelerate the exploration program. The drilling program is targeting several hills within the 737 km2 project area where geological reconnaissance and remote sensing data have indicated the potential for extensive occurrences of natural phosphate rock P2O5. The principal uses of phosphate rock are as a direct application fertilizer and the production of phosphoric acid for…

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  • Great Quest Accelerates Phosphate Exploration

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BC - Victor J.E. Jones, Chairman and CFO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), is pleased to report that the Company is mobilizing a second air-core drill to be onsite for its Tilemsi phosphate project in Eastern Mali next week, to accelerate the exploration program. The drilling program is targeting several hills within the 737 km2 project area where geological reconnaissance and remote sensing data have indicated the potential for extensive occurrences of natural phosphate rock P2O5. The principal uses of phosphate rock are as a direct application fertilizer and the production of phosphoric acid for…

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  • Annual General Meeting and New Director

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2011

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Victor J.E. Jones, Chairman and CFO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), reports that management has recommended the election of seven directors at the Annual General Meeting of the Company to be held in Toronto on June 10, 2011. In its Information Circular to shareholders Mr. Gordon Peeling has been nominated, along with the current six directors of the Company, for election at the meeting. The Board of Directors is very pleased to welcome Mr. Peeling as a nominee following his successful thirteen year term as President of the Mining Association of Canada. Mr. Peeling…

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