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2013-05-14 16:29:16

MONTREAL, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today celebrated the 10(th) anniversary of its sawmill located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It is a unique business venture in that its success stems from a collaboration between Resolute and the Fort William First Nation. With an annual capacity of 300 million board feet of stud lumber, Resolute's Thunder Bay sawmill is among the largest and most modern in Eastern Canada. It commenced operation on...

2013-05-14 12:23:27

MONTREAL, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today officially inaugurated a major power island producing green energy at its pulp and paper operation located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The power island includes a refurbished and upgraded woodwaste boiler and a new 65-megawatt condensing turbine. Approved by Resolute in early 2011, the C$65 million project took just over 21 months to complete. "The power island is a strategic addition to...

2013-05-02 08:26:04

-- Fulghum Fibres is the leading provider of contract wood chip processing services in the U.S., with approximately $10 million of Operating Income and $20 million of EBITDA expected in 2013. -- Two former wood processing facilities to be acquired and converted to produce wood pellets, projected to have combined stabilized Operating Income of $3 million and EBITDA of $15 million. -- Contracts in place...

2013-01-31 12:29:15

C $ MONTREAL, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced the construction of a new sawmill in the area of Atikokan, Ontario. This investment reflects Resolute's ongoing commitment to the solid wood business and will provide significant economic opportunities for First Nations in the region. The Atikokan project will involve the construction of a single line random length (16 ft) sawmill with an annual capacity of 150 million board...

2013-01-02 08:21:06

TSX-V: TXR Frankfurt: TX0 VANCOUVER, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: TXR; Frankfurt: TX0) has been advised that it has won a competitive bid to acquire the Northbelt claims in the Yellowknife area of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The property consists of 121 leases totalling 8,802 acres (3,562 hectares) which cover approximately 13 km of strike along the prolific Yellowknife Belt, 15 km north of the city of Yellowknife.  The property abuts the...

2012-04-17 06:28:16

TSX-V: TXR Frankfurt: TX0 VANCOUVER, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: TXR; Frankfurt: TX0) has received assay results from its recent 1,160 meter drill program at its wholly-owned Central Canada and Sunbeam-Pettigrew properties near Atikokan, Ontario. Anomalous gold (>300 ppb Au) was encountered in all ten drill holes. At the Central Canada property, Terrax completed three holes (363 m) spaced approximately 55 meters apart to test a 110 m strike length...

2012-03-13 10:00:00

TSX-V: TXR Frankfurt: TX0 VANCOUVER, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: TXR; Frankfurt: TX0) has completed a 797 meter drill program at its wholly-owned Sunbeam-Pettigrew gold project near Atikokan, Ontario, as announced February 15, 2012.  During this program, TerraX drilled the WN-2 and Rubble showings, as originally planned, and was also able to drill a 119 m hole in the Sunbeam area, targeted on the structure exploited by the past producing...

2012-02-15 10:00:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: TXR; Frankfurt: TX0) has commenced a 1,200 meter drill program at its wholly-owned Sunbeam-Pettigrew gold project near Atikokan, Ontario.  The Sunbeam-Pettigrew property consists of 36 claims totaling 425 claim units (~67 km2) within the Archean Marmion Batholith, in a similar geological environment to the Hammond Reef gold deposit, presently being developed by Osisko Mining Corporation.  During the summer...

2011-04-12 10:00:00

VANCOUVER, April 12 /PRNewswire/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSXV: TXR) (Frankfurt: TX0) has received assay results from the final five holes of its February/March 2011 drilling campaign on the AL198 and Roy zones within its wholly-owned Sunbeam-Pettigrew gold property near Atikokan, Ontario.  All holes intersected coherent alteration zones with anomalous gold.   Hole SP11-12 at the Roy Zone had an interval of 14.70 m @ 0.67 g/t Au, including a higher grade interval of 1.85 m...

2011-03-16 10:00:00

TSX-V: TXR Frankfurt: TX0 VANCOUVER, March 16 /PRNewswire/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSXV: TXR) (Frankfurt: TX0) has received assay results from three holes drilled in February 2011 on its Road Zone prospect within its wholly-owned Sunbeam-Pettigrew gold property near Atikokan, Ontario. The first hole, SP11-06, intercepted 13.90 m of 1.11 g/t Au, including 6.4 m of 1.74 g/t Au, at a vertical depth of 50 meters. The winter drill program at Sunbeam-Pettigrew has now been completed, with...