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SELWYN RESOURCES LTD. BY KATHRYN JONES Selwyn Resources says the joint-venture partnership with a Chinese firm is helping to drive exploration at the Selwyn Deposit in eastern Yukon. WITH HELP FROM ITS CHINESE JOINT-VENTURE PARTNER, SELWYN WILL TRANSITION FROM EXPLORER TO PRODUCER OF THE LARGEST UNDEVELOPED LEAD-ZINC MINE. A NATIONAL TREASURE E COMPANY PROFILE Selwyn Resources Ltd. www.selwynresources.com HQ: Vancouver Specialty: Exploration and proDr. Harlan Meade, president and CEO: “I think of Selwyn as duction of a lead-zinc deposit the little company that thinks it can, and we’re determined to prove it.” 36 | EXPLORATION-PROCESSING.COM very geologist’s dream is to own the big one, a deposit that is world-class,” says Dr. Harlan Meade, president and CEO of Selwyn Resources Ltd. The Vancouver-based junior exploration company says it owns the rights to the largest undeveloped lead-zinc deposit in the world. “We commonly refer to this project as ‘Canada’s national treasure in zinc,’ and there is getting to be a number of people that agree with us,” Meade says. As a geologist with more than 40 years of experience in exploration, development, environmental permitting and compliance, and project and exploration financing for major and junior exploration companies, Meade’s assertion holds significant merit within the exploration industry. “Junior companies aren’t supposed to own or develop the major mines and are viewed as not having the experience, endurance or financial capability to do so,” he notes. “That might have been true 20 to 30 years ago, but I don’t think that’s true today. “Many of the people who work for junior companies were trained by the major mining companies and therefore do have the experience,” Meade points out. “Because the major companies have exited exploration and now serve as developers and operators, it has created a market opportunity for juniors to access the investment community. “Little companies aren’t supposed to develop big mines, so the feeling is that WINTER 2011 http://www.EXPLORATION-PROCESSING.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Exploration & Processing - Winter 2011

Exploration & Processing - Winter 2011
Redefining Refining
Synfuels Success
A Natural Solution
After the Fallout
Uranium on the Rise
Galleon Energy Inc.
Gibraltar Mines Ltd.
The Municipal Group of Companies
Selwyn Resources Ltd.
Redmond Minerals Inc.
Copper Fox Metals
Henry Resources
OFM Pump Inc.
Sunshine Oilsands Ltd.
Pacific Rubiales Energy Co.
Thermo Design Engineering
Alexco Resource Corp.
North American Palladium
Mammoet Canada Eastern Ltd.
KSM Inc.
Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Ltd.
Flexpipe Systems
Guyana Goldfields Inc.
Flotek Industries Inc.
Dominion Terminal Associates
Compressor and Engine Service LLC
BEHR Energy Services Ltd.
LoneStar Energy Fabrication
American Oil & Gas – The Goliath Project
Alberta Oilsands Inc.
Southern Petroleum Laboratories Inc.
Cochrane Technologies Inc.
Crystal Flash Energy
Energold Drilling Corp.
Esperanza Resources Corp.
Explorator Resources Inc.
Rush Sales Co.
Kimber Resources Inc.
Nelson Bros. Oilfield (1997) Services Ltd.
Gulf Copper and Manufacturing
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Exploration & Processing - Winter 2011