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2014-09-12 08:22:06

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ontario, Canada is now home to North America's largest power plant fuelled completely by biomass. The Atikokan Generating Station conversion is complete and the station is now generating electricity and helping meet local power needs in northwestern Ontario. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145554 Atikokan Generating Station, which employs 70 full-time workers, burned its last coal two years ago, on Sept. 11, 2012. Conversion of the station...

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...

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