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2008-08-20 12:00:45

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and CEO William Petty confirms he has received numerous inquiries concerning recently announced zinc content of Bolivia's Escala Mine. Mr. Petty also confirms that Franklin's Vice President of Operations for International Mining, Howard Dunn, P.E., is returning to Bolivia earlier than planned to supervise final testing and preparation for upcoming site visits by potential purchasers of zinc and other minerals. As previously...

2008-08-13 12:00:44

Golden Eagle International, Inc. (OTCBB: MYNG) today reported that it has purchased an additional 200 tonne-per-day (tpd) hammer mill for its C Zone gold mill in eastern Bolivia from its Brazilian manufacturer. The Company estimates that the mill will be delivered within the next three weeks based on the manufacturer's representations. The Company has also placed a deposit on a third hammer mill with an additional 200 tpd capacity to permit the manufacturer to finalize fabrication. Once the...

2008-07-22 09:00:55

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and President William A. Petty has returned to Bolivia to review and discuss the Escala's laboratory analysis and metallurgy reports prior to a full release of the mine's mineral content. "I am encouraged by the reports and analysis received from the SGS Laboratory in Ontario, Canada. The 250 samples taken from Escala in June 2008, packaged and shipped following the Colorado School of Mines' prescribed procedures, are...

2008-07-01 09:00:50

Peruvian miners strike for more profit sharing LIMA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Some 85,000 mining workers in Peru started an nationwide strike with an indefinite term Monday, pressing Congress to pass a bill that would improve their benefits. The Federation of Peruvian Mining Workers, Peru's largest mining union, wants Congress to approve a law to eliminate caps on employee profit sharing so they can benefit more from the record high metals prices. The government of Peruvian President Alan...

2008-06-17 12:00:40

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and President, William A. Petty, met with a group of three U.S. and three South American FMNJ shareholders at his Santa Cruz, Bolivia office on Friday, June 13, 2008. On Monday, Dr. Jaime Arrencibia, General Manager, Franklin Mining, Bolivia and a team of managers and local mining industry advisors delivered a presentation on Franklin's Escala Mine. All six shareholders will travel to La Paz on Tuesday for a tour of...

2008-06-14 06:00:13

By Jeff Meyers, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jun. 14--PERU -- Officials from the Town of Peru are seeking public input on the significance of open spaces in the community. The town's Comprehensive Planning Committee, which has spent the last few years developing a plan of action for dealing with zoning-related issues, will host an open-space workshop next Thursday. "The Comprehensive Plan provides guidelines for the town on how to develop land in the future," said Planning...

2006-08-31 11:00:05

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe's U.S.-backed plan to disband right-wing militias has been hit by charges he is too easy on paramilitaries and that drug smugglers are posing as fighters to win short jail terms. A failure to capture warlord Vicente Castano, accused of killing his brother and fellow paramilitary founder Carlos, has intensified criticism of Uribe, one of Washington's biggest allies in Latin America. Supporters, however,...

2006-08-24 11:40:38

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush has formally notified Congress the United States will sign a free trade agreement with Colombia, nearly six months after the two countries announced they had reached a deal, the White House said on Thursday. The 90-days notice, as required by U.S. trade law, means the earliest the United States and Colombia could sign the pact is late November, or a few weeks after the U.S. congressional election. That would set the stage for lawmakers...

2006-08-15 13:10:50

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo urged U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday to support a trade pact with his country, saying Democratic party concerns about weak labor protections were misplaced. Democrats have expressed concern that the agreement failed to guarantee basic rights like freedom to associate and collective bargaining, the elimination of forced labor, the abolition of child labor and the elimination of discrimination in the...

2006-07-27 13:17:49

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top senator on Thursday threatened to scrap a U.S. program that waives import duties on thousands of products from developing countries, particularly India and Brazil, now that world trade talks have collapsed. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, whose committee has jurisdiction over trade, told reporters he was frustrated that many developing countries that benefit from the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program oppose...


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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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