Western Copper & Gold Corp. (TSX:WRN,NYSEMKT:WRN) and Siemens Canada Ltd. announced that they intend to enter negotiations to develop a concept for integrated electrical mining equipment from Siemens. The equipment will be used at Western Copper & Gold’s Casino project.

This offer includes all the electrical mining equipment related to the Project, including, without limitation, the Power Plant, Mill Drives, High, Medium and Low Voltage Switchgear, Transformers, Motors and Drives, Mechanical Drives and related Automation and Instrumentation.

Paul West-Sells, president and COO of Western Copper & Gold, said:

Establishing a concept with a solid and innovative company such as with Siemens is an important step for Western as we continue to hit our stated milestones and advance the world class Casino Project towards build-out.

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