Western Copper and Gold

Financials:

Primary ticker: TSX:WRN NYSE American:WRN
Stage of development: Development
Primary minerals: Copper & Gold
Project to promote: Casino Copper Gold Project
Project location: Canada
Website: westerncopperandgold.com
Corporate presentation: Click here

Western Copper and Gold Corporation is developing the Casino Project, Canada’s premier copper-gold mine in the Yukon Territory and one of the most economic greenfield copper-gold mining projects in the world.
The Company is committed to working collaboratively with our First Nations and local communities to progress the Casino project using internationally recognized responsible mining technologies and practices.


Cash:
CAD$46.8M
Debt:
Nil

Major shareholders:
Rio Tinto Canada – 7.8%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. – 5.9%
Claret Asset Management – 2.4%
Kopernik Global Investors – 2.4%
Franklin Advisers – 2.1%
Management ownership – 4.6%

Management Profile

Paul West-Sells – President & CEO
Dr. West-Sells has over 25 years’ experience in the mining industry. After obtaining his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in Metallurgical Engineering, he worked with BHP, Placer Dome, and Barrick in increasingly senior roles in Research and Development and Project Development. Dr. West-Sells has worked for Western Copper and gold since 2006, where he has held a number of technical and executive positions, and is now the President and CEO overseeing the day to day operations of the company. Dr. West-Sells sits on the Yukon Minerals Advisory Board, the Board of the Yukon Mining Alliance and is also on the Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining Governing Council.

What are the top 3 key investor takeaways?

1. The Casino project is one of the largest copper-gold projects located in Yukon, Canada; a new emerging mining district
2. New PEA shows robust economics and long life
3. Strategic investment from Rio Tinto strengthens credibility