Latest Aleutian Islands Stories

2011-12-30 07:26:39

Subaquatic volcanic activity has resulted in the formation of a new landmass in the Red Sea -- a smoking island that has appeared in between the Rugged and Haycock islands, according to various media reports published earlier this week. According to Discovery News, lava fountains reaching heights of up to 100 feet were spotted by fishermen off the coast of Yemen on December 19. Specifically, the activity was witnessed close to the group of islands known as the Zubair Group, off the west...

2011-06-27 07:48:00

TSX-V: KSK VANCOUVER, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Kiska Metals Corporation ("Kiska or the Company") reports the addition of Jack Miller, P.Eng. to the Company's Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting held in Vancouver on June 23. Mr. Miller's leadership and expertise in advanced project development and mine construction will be integral to the progression of the Company's flagship Whistler Project in Alaska. The Company is also pleased to announce that Geoff Chater has...

2010-12-03 11:07:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 2007 Economic Census of Island Areas: Puerto Rico Construction -- The construction sector includes establishments primarily engaged in building construction, heavy and civil engineering construction, and specialty trade contractors, such as framing, electrical and flooring. Data are presented for Puerto Rico and its combined statistical areas, metropolitan statistical areas and municipios. The report also includes data on the number of...

2010-10-07 13:08:00

VANCOUVER, Oct 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Kiska Metals Corporation ("Kiska" or the "Company") re ports that the Company has agreed to sell its Mexican subsidiary, M inera Geoinformatica, to Evrim Metals Corporation ("Evrim"). Minera Geoinformatica ("Minera") holds all nine of Kiska's Mexican properties and a geological database for Mexico and parts of the southern United States. Evrim will assume Kiska's Mexican offices and staff. In consideration,...

2010-02-19 10:29:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) This is a series of national-, state-, county-, place-, and metro area-level data files on the health care and social assistance sector (NAICS 62). These include data for industries such as doctors' offices, hospitals, nursing homes, child day care facilities and others. The files provide data on the number of...

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