Western Mining Co., Ltd. is principally engaged in mining, smelting and trading of metals such as zinc, lead, copper and aluminum. The Company operates its businesses through three segments: nonferrous metal mining, selecting and smelting segment, which involves in mining, selecting and smelting of metal products; metal trading segment, which involves in metal trading business, as well as corporate management and others segment, which involves in provision of corporate management services. The Company provides lead concentrates, sulfur concentrates, zinc ingots, copper cathodes, aluminum ingots, silver ingots, lubricants, nickel, tin ingots, anode mud, steel and other products. On December 31, 2011, the Company fully acquired a Qinghai-based company. On February 28, 2011, the Company sold its 60% interests in a Hubei-based company, and sold its 100% interests in a Hubei-based company.