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2011-08-17 10:50:00

TSX.V Symbol (DMI) OTCQX Symbol (DMIFF) KELOWNA, BC, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V: DMI) (OTCQX: DMIFF) (the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it continues to make excellent progress on the completion of the recommended drilling programme and site preparations for the Company's planned transition to recommended bulk sampling at its Krone-Endora at Venetia project (the "Project").  In addition to the drilling efforts, which are now in their final...

2011-08-08 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX:RDI; JSE:RDI, OTCBB:RDIAF) announced today that its Saxendrift mine produced a windfall day's production on August 2, 2011 and stated it had received confirmation of the Section 11 cession by the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) for its Tirisano acquisition. An extraordinary day's production at Saxendrift on Tuesday August 2, 2011: On Tuesday August 2, 2011 373 carats were...

2011-08-05 00:00:30

Diamond Tool Products Leader Adds Profile Prints to Website, Increases Workforce by 15 Percent This Year to Keep Up With Demand New Haven, Ind. (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 The Continental Diamond Tool Corporation has added profile prints to the product line on its website. By providing thorough, detailed product information, the prints ensure ordering accuracy and make it easier for customers to get the exact custom diamond tool products they need, including diamond cup wheels, diamond cutoff...

2011-07-16 00:00:36

Flex Drum Sanders -For all tube shaped and round wood sanding. The new and easy way to sand and smooth round wood and tubes. Available now as a handy Do-It-Yourself -Kit . Easy, fast, efficient! Low cost. New video can be seen on the website below. Toms River, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Originals By Weber, Terry L. Weber, owner, announces immediate availability of their new highly efficient Flex Drum Sander Kit. Three always soft long lasting sleeves (included) have a molded foam core...

2011-07-04 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) announces progress with the diamond value management programmes which it recently initiated to enhance diamond recoveries as well as changes to the board of directors and management team. Diamond value management update: Following on from the strategic review which was conducted at the beginning of the 2011 calendar year, Rockwell is taking further...

2011-05-30 18:37:00

VANCOUVER, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI) (JSE: RDI) (OTCBB: RDIAF) announces results for the three and twelve months ended February 28, 2011. Highlights: -- Operating profit of $4.0 million, a turnaround of $7.5 million from a $3.6 million operating loss in 2010 -- 43% year-on-year increase in revenue to $42.5 million -- 35% increase in average price to US$1,365 per carat and 2%...

2011-05-17 08:38:00

KELOWNA, BC, May 17 /PRNewswire/ - Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V.DMI) (the "Company"), is pleased to announce that the recommended drilling programme at the Company's recently acquired Krone-Endora at Venetia Project (the "Project") has commenced.  As previously announced, heavy equipment was deployed to the project shortly after the closing of the acquisition, and approximately 38 kilometers of access roads and additional clearing work required to access the drilling targets has...

2011-05-06 00:00:30

Mothers helping Mothers honored as Single Mother Ramona Wilson of Image Works Academy has New Academy-Award Inspired Signature Keepsake Series Bracelet Named "Ramona" in Her Honor presented by Diamond Donna Root and Janae Moss for Women of Brilliance Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Today, Diamonds by Donna, the first company to offer white cultured diamonds diamonds grown from diamond seeds to jewelry consumers, announced that they along with Janae Moss of the Help Me Grow...

2011-05-02 07:59:00

PLANO, Ill., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the housing market in a tremendous downturn and people being cautious with their discretionary spending, an inexpensive way to repair a wood floor scratch is invaluable. When it comes to hardwood floors, traditional refinishing can cost $2.50-$4.00 per square foot and take days to finish. A typical open floor plan home can easily cost $5000 or more to refinish the hardwood floors. A more economical and timesaving option is the Exact Match Wood...

2011-04-07 07:00:00

GONGYI, China, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China GengSheng Minerals, Inc. (AMEX:CHGS), a leading China-based high-tech industrial materials manufacturer producing heat resistant, energy efficient materials for a variety of industrial applications, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 24.5% ownership in the Yili Yiqiang Silicon Company (Yili Yiqiang) for RMB 15 million (approximately US$2.3 million). Yili Yiqiang is a manufacturer of green silicon...


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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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