• Update on Permit Applications for Tilemsi Phosphate Project

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    BAMAKO, MALI -- Victor Jones, Chairman, provides this update from Bamako, Mali, following a meeting with the Minister of Mines, Minister Abou Bakar Traoré, at his office within the Ministry of Mines. The meeting with the Minister confirmed that the permit application for the Company's 88% held Tin Hina concession is in the final stage of approval and the application process for the northern concession, Tarkint Est, is well along the established process for a similar long term permit known as the Convention d'Establissement. The meeting also provided an opportunity for Great Quest to fully inform the Minister and his…

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  • Great Quest Appoints Interim President and Builds Focus on Mali Phosphate Project

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Victor Jones, Chairman, reports that the Board of Directors has appointed Dr. John A. Clarke interim President, as part of its increasing commitment to projects in Mali and focus on the Tilemsi Phosphate Project. Dr. Clarke was previously the President and CEO of Nevsun Resources and now serves on the Boards of several gold exploration companies. Prior to joining Nevsun, he was Executive Director of Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited of Ghana. Dr. Clarke holds a B.Sc. in metallurgy from University College Cardiff, a Ph.D. in metallurgy from Cambridge University and an MBA from Middlesex Polytechnic. He joined…

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  • Great Quest Appoints Interim President and Builds Focus on Mali Phosphate Project

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Victor Jones, Chairman, reports that the Board of Directors has appointed Dr. John A. Clarke interim President, as part of its increasing commitment to projects in Mali and focus on the Tilemsi Phosphate Project. Dr. Clarke was previously the President and CEO of Nevsun Resources and now serves on the Boards of several gold exploration companies. Prior to joining Nevsun, he was Executive Director of Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited of Ghana. Dr. Clarke holds a B.Sc. in metallurgy from University College Cardiff, a Ph.D. in metallurgy from Cambridge University and an MBA from Middlesex Polytechnic. He joined…

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  • Update on Tilemsi Phosphate Project

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC - Victor Jones, Chairman of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), provides this update on the Tilemsi Phosphate Project in Mali, as plans proceed in anticipation of receipt of permits from the Ministry of Mines. The 737 sq km project includes two contiguous concessions held by Great Quest and is prospective for phosphate rock. Preliminary geological examination over several decades indicates the presence of phosphate mineralization and its potential use as fertilizer. Exploration work by Great Quest and reconnaissance by the Malian company holding the northern concession (see GQ News Release June 23, 2010) have provided…

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  • Update on Tilemsi Phosphate Project

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC - Victor Jones, Chairman of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), provides this update on the Tilemsi Phosphate Project in Mali, as plans proceed in anticipation of receipt of permits from the Ministry of Mines. The 737 sq km project includes two contiguous concessions held by Great Quest and is prospective for phosphate rock. Preliminary geological examination over several decades indicates the presence of phosphate mineralization and its potential use as fertilizer. Exploration work by Great Quest and reconnaissance by the Malian company holding the northern concession (see GQ News Release June 23, 2010) have provided…

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  • Great Quest Adds to its Kenieba Gold District Concessions

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Victor Jones, Chairman of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSX-V: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), is very pleased to announce the signing of an option agreement by its wholly owned Malian subsidiary to acquire the 42 square kilometre Fambina gold concession in western Mali. This concession is partially contiguous with and east and south of its Sanoukou gold concession, which in turn is immediately south of the Company's former Kenieba concessions, sold to Avion Gold Corp. earlier this year. Company strategy sets a focus on the potential in Mali for both its phosphate project near the Tilemsi Valley and the Kenieba,…

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  • Great Quest Adds to its Kenieba Gold District Concessions

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Victor Jones, Chairman of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSX-V: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), is very pleased to announce the signing of an option agreement by its wholly owned Malian subsidiary to acquire the 42 square kilometre Fambina gold concession in western Mali. This concession is partially contiguous with and east and south of its Sanoukou gold concession, which in turn is immediately south of the Company's former Kenieba concessions, sold to Avion Gold Corp. earlier this year. Company strategy sets a focus on the potential in Mali for both its phosphate project near the Tilemsi Valley and the Kenieba,…

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  • Great Quest Options its Taseko Project to Granite Creek Gold Ltd.

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Victor J.E. Jones, Chairman of Great Quest Metals Ltd., (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), announces that the Company has optioned its Taseko project to a newly formed company, Granite Creek Gold Ltd., in exchange for the issuance of 6.75 million shares of Granite Creek over four years and work commitments for a minimum of $3,000,000 over five years to give Granite Creek a 51% interest in the property. Willis W. Osborne, President and CEO of Great Quest, will join the Board of Granite Creek. Under the terms of the Agreement, which is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval, Granite…

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  • Great Quest Options its Taseko Project to Granite Creek Gold Ltd.

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Victor J.E. Jones, Chairman of Great Quest Metals Ltd., (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), announces that the Company has optioned its Taseko project to a newly formed company, Granite Creek Gold Ltd., in exchange for the issuance of 6.75 million shares of Granite Creek over four years and work commitments for a minimum of $3,000,000 over five years to give Granite Creek a 51% interest in the property. Willis W. Osborne, President and CEO of Great Quest, will join the Board of Granite Creek. Under the terms of the Agreement, which is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval, Granite…

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  • Great Quest's Sanoukou Gold Concession Advanced to Drill-Ready Status

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Willis W. Osborne, President of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM) is pleased to announce the latest sample results from the Sanoukou gold concession, as well as highlights from a qualifying report on the Sanoukou gold concession by Jed Diner (M.Sc., P.Geol.), the Company's new Qualified Person (QP) in Mali pursuant to NI 43-101. Mr. Diner states in his July report, Geology and Exploration Potential Sanoukou Concession, that gold mineralization on the Sanoukou project occurs mainly in quartz veinlets in albitite dykes and at times in the immediate wall rock of the Birimian metasediments. The quartz…

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  • Great Quest's Sanoukou Gold Concession Advanced to Drill-Ready Status

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Willis W. Osborne, President of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM) is pleased to announce the latest sample results from the Sanoukou gold concession, as well as highlights from a qualifying report on the Sanoukou gold concession by Jed Diner (M.Sc., P.Geol.), the Company's new Qualified Person (QP) in Mali pursuant to NI 43-101. Mr. Diner states in his July report, Geology and Exploration Potential Sanoukou Concession, that gold mineralization on the Sanoukou project occurs mainly in quartz veinlets in albitite dykes and at times in the immediate wall rock of the Birimian metasediments. The quartz…

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  • Appointment of New Director Signals Focus on Malian Phosphates

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC - Victor Jones, Chairman, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ehud Levy, a Phosphates Manufacturing Industry consultant, to the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Levy formed his international consulting firm following a thirty-year career in Israel with Bateman Engineering, the international project engineering company serving the mining industry, and Rotem, a component of ICL, one of the world's largest fertilizer and specialty chemical companies. Most recently, at Bateman-Litwin he was Managing Director of the Chemical Technologies Division directing project initiation and new processes for sophisticated applications of phosphates. At Rotem, the Phosphate division…

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  • Appointment of New Director Signals Focus on Malian Phosphates

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC - Victor Jones, Chairman, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ehud Levy, a Phosphates Manufacturing Industry consultant, to the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Levy formed his international consulting firm following a thirty-year career in Israel with Bateman Engineering, the international project engineering company serving the mining industry, and Rotem, a component of ICL, one of the world's largest fertilizer and specialty chemical companies. Most recently, at Bateman-Litwin he was Managing Director of the Chemical Technologies Division directing project initiation and new processes for sophisticated applications of phosphates. At Rotem, the Phosphate division…

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  • Phosphate Advisory Committee Appointed for Mali Phosphate Project

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Victor Jones, Chairman, reports that the Company has established a Phosphate Advisory Committee to assist with the commercial development of its Phosphate project in eastern Mali. The Company now has concessions covering some 737 sq km prospective for phosphate. Work carried out by the Company on its Tin Hina concession, reported in 2009, and the recent acquisition of the Tarkint Est concession, covering additional occurrences of phosphate, support a decision to continue exploration for commercial sources of natural phosphate for the Mali market. Known as le Phosphate Naturel de Tilemsi (PNT), from the region of Mali where…

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  • Phosphate Advisory Committee Appointed for Mali Phosphate Project

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Victor Jones, Chairman, reports that the Company has established a Phosphate Advisory Committee to assist with the commercial development of its Phosphate project in eastern Mali. The Company now has concessions covering some 737 sq km prospective for phosphate. Work carried out by the Company on its Tin Hina concession, reported in 2009, and the recent acquisition of the Tarkint Est concession, covering additional occurrences of phosphate, support a decision to continue exploration for commercial sources of natural phosphate for the Mali market. Known as le Phosphate Naturel de Tilemsi (PNT), from the region of Mali where…

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  • Great Quest Expands Phosphate Concession Areas in Mali to 737 sq km

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Victor Jones, Chairman, reports that the Company, through its Malian subsidiary, has entered into an agreement with a private Malian company to acquire a 97% interest in the 320 sq km Tarkint Est concession in eastern Mali. The new concession is to the north of and contiguous with the Company's 88% held Tin Hina concession, on which the Company has completed an initial sampling and mapping program, as reported September 3, 2009. The new concession covers several potential phosphate occurrences, including the Chanamaguel, Tagit N'Ouerane and Tin Siriden phosphate zones. Combined, the two concessions cover a total…

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  • Great Quest Expands Phosphate Concession Areas in Mali to 737 sq km

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Victor Jones, Chairman, reports that the Company, through its Malian subsidiary, has entered into an agreement with a private Malian company to acquire a 97% interest in the 320 sq km Tarkint Est concession in eastern Mali. The new concession is to the north of and contiguous with the Company's 88% held Tin Hina concession, on which the Company has completed an initial sampling and mapping program, as reported September 3, 2009. The new concession covers several potential phosphate occurrences, including the Chanamaguel, Tagit N'Ouerane and Tin Siriden phosphate zones. Combined, the two concessions cover a total…

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  • Great Quest Reports on its Annual General Meeting

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC - Willis W. Osborne, President of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), reports that the Company held its Annual General Meeting on June 3, 2010, at which time John A. Clarke, Victor J.E. Jones, Mahamadou Keita, Willis W. Osborne, Jeddiah Richardson and Robert Veitch were re-elected to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Osborne reviewed the progress on the Company's gold and phosphate projects in Mali. Shareholders approved the Company's Stock Option Plan, pursuant to which the directors may, from time to time, authorize the issuance of options to directors, officers, employees and consultants of the Company…

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  • Great Quest Reports on its Annual General Meeting

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC - Willis W. Osborne, President of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), reports that the Company held its Annual General Meeting on June 3, 2010, at which time John A. Clarke, Victor J.E. Jones, Mahamadou Keita, Willis W. Osborne, Jeddiah Richardson and Robert Veitch were re-elected to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Osborne reviewed the progress on the Company's gold and phosphate projects in Mali. Shareholders approved the Company's Stock Option Plan, pursuant to which the directors may, from time to time, authorize the issuance of options to directors, officers, employees and consultants of the Company…

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  • Great Quest Sampling Program Identifies Gold in Over 8 Albitite Dykes on the Sanoukou Concession

    Author: Great Quest | | Categories: 2010

    VANCOUVER, BC -- Willis W. Osborne, President of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), is very pleased to announce the results of sampling and mapping on the 24 square kilometre Sanoukou gold concession, located in Western Mali, south of and adjacent to the Company's previously sold Kenieba gold concession. Because of a lack of outcrop, mapping and sampling was mainly limited to areas of orpaillage where the local miners, or orpailleurs, had dug pits in the search for gold. Sampling was primarily confined to "reject" material which had been dug out of the pits but discarded in favour…

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