GoviEx is a mineral resource company focused on the exploration and development of its African uranium properties. GoviEx’s principal objective is to become a significant uranium producer through the continued exploration and development of its Mine Permitted Madaouela Project in Niger and its Mine Permitted Mutanga Project in Zambia and Falea Project in Mali. GoviEx controls one of the largest uranium resource bases among publicly listed companies, with combined National Instrument 43-101 (“NI 43-101”) Measured & Indicated resources of 124.29 Mlbs U3O8, plus Inferred resources of 73.11 Mlbs U3O8.
On June 19, 2014, GoviEx successfully closed its initial public offering (IPO) on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), and began trading under the symbol “GXU”. On July 11, 2016 Goviex transferred its listing to the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V).
GoviEx’s major industry shareholders include Cameco ‒ one of the world’s largest uranium producers providing about 18%, Toshiba, whose wholly owned subsidiary is Westinghouse – a world leader in supplying nuclear technology, Denison – a uranium development and exploration company focused in the infrastructure-rich eastern portion of the Athabasca Basin region in northern Saskatchewan, Canada and is the manager of Uranium Participation Corp. – a publicly traded company which invests in uranium oxide and uranium hexafluoride, and Ivanhoe Industries – a U.S.-based, privately held company actively engaged in supporting technology, energy and natural resource companies worldwide.
Daniel Major – Chief Executive Officer
Daniel Major is a mining engineer from the Camborne School of Mines in the UK. His career spans over 25 years in the mining industry where he has established a solid track record initially with Rio Tinto at the Rossing Uranium Mine in Namibia and later as a mining analyst with HSBC Plc followed by JP Morgan Chase & Co. in London. More recently Mr. Major was Chief Executive and later Non-Executive Chairman of Basic Element Mining and Resource Division in Russia, and held leadership positions in several Canadian listed mining companies with exploration and producing assets in Canada, Russia and South America.