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2008-06-20 00:00:21

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) today announced an agreement to sell its subsidiaries engaged in Venezuelan activities to Rusoro Mining Ltd. (Rusoro) for $25 million, consisting of $20 million in cash and 4,273,504 shares of Rusoro common stock. The transaction is dependent upon regulatory approval.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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