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2014-02-19 12:33:33

New Natural Capital Business Hub offers a searchable database of case studies and resources to help companies evaluate the business case for action on natural capital. PHOENIX, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unveiled at the 6th Annual GreenBiz Forum, The Natural Capital Business Hub (www.naturalcapitalhub.org) is a dynamic online resource designed to help companies uncover opportunities to enhance their bottom lines by integrating the value of natural capital into their strategy,...

2011-01-31 13:24:00

BERLIN, Pa., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to recent inquiries about how the Chilean rescue approach "Plan B" came together, Center Rock, Inc. founder and president Brandon Fisher and Greg Hall, President and CEO of Drillers Supply SA, today recounted the swift response by many to the miners' ordeal and the technical challenges the San Jose mine collapse presented. They were two of the key contributors to the international team that successfully brought the 33 Chilean miners to...

2010-10-27 08:40:00

TORONTO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced that Twin Metals Minnesota LLC ("Twin Metals") has appointed a Board of Directors, CEO and a highly qualified Technical Committee in its initial organizational appointments. The new Directors and Technical Committee appointments are equally distributed between Duluth Metals and Antofagasta plc ("Antofagasta") with the Chairman position rotating every 12 months.  On...

2010-01-28 14:52:00

TORONTO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) announced today it has completed the private placement of 7,456,420 common shares to Wallbridge Mining Company ("Wallbridge"), at a price of CDN $2.00 per share, resulting in gross proceeds to Duluth of approximately CDN $14.9 million. The shares were issued to Wallbridge pursuant to a pre-emptive right previously granted by Duluth which gives Wallbridge the right to participate under certain...

2010-01-14 08:00:00

- Brings a US $16 billion market cap major global mining partner with proven expertise in planning, building and operating large mining projects; - Provides funding and financing commitments of up to US $227 million to advance one of the world's largest undeveloped copper-nickel-PGM development projects; - Antofagasta commitment to pursue a common project financing with Duluth to bring the project to production; - Provides...

2008-07-09 06:00:29

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Antofagasta Minerals S.A. (Santiago, Chile), the mining arm of Antofagasta plc (LSE:ANTO) (London), is expected to select a construction firm by the end of August to build a processing plant for the Esperanza copper and gold project in the Atacama Desert near the city of Sierra Gorda in Chile. Aker Solutions (OSL:AKSO) (Santiago) and two other firms have been awarded one of several other contracts for the project. For details,...

2005-11-09 08:07:48

By Fiona Ortiz ANTOFAGASTA, Chile (Reuters) - You can build a powerful thirst reading Hernan Rivera Letelier's novels about hard-drinking oddballs in the desert mining towns of Chile's barren North. But the best-selling Chilean author himself sticks to the soft stuff. "Just milk. I don't drink. I don't smoke. I dance real close, though," Rivera told Reuters over a glass of milk at a cafe in his hometown of Antofagasta, a port at the edge of the Atacama desert where he chased dust...


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