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2009-06-26 08:00:00

Company reaches major milestone in delivery of system IRVING, Texas, June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFJI) announced today that it has passed the factory acceptance test for delivery of its Conventional IP25(TM) infrastructure system in the Yukon Territory of Canada. When deployed, the system will provide secure interoperable communications for first responders within the territory as well as with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. "The Yukon...

2009-05-15 18:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) has released results for the three months ended March 31, 2009. All amounts in this news release are in United States dollars, unless otherwise stated. During the quarter the Company focused its efforts on providing detailed reports to the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) outlining its plans for ongoing compliance with the concerns raised in the...

2009-05-01 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) Graham Dickson, the President and CEO of Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (the "Company"), is pleased to announce that Adam Knight, P.Eng, has accepted the position of Mine Manager at Jerritt Canyon, Nevada, operated by Queenstake Resources Ltd. USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Knight will be based in Nevada and his role is to develop and implement profitable...

2009-05-01 08:00:00

GOLDEN, Colo., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atna Resources Ltd. ("Atna") - (TSX: ATN), has acquired beneficial ownership of 6,838,906 common shares of Yukon Gold Corporation, Inc. ("Yukon Gold") at a deemed price of $0.0329 per share pursuant to the Property Purchase Agreement dated November 25, 2004, between Medallion Capital Corp. and Atna Resources Ltd. This Agreement was assigned to Yukon Gold Corporation Ltd. on March 1, 2005 and subsequently modified by letter agreement dated...

2009-04-16 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) is pleased to announce that it has recommenced processing ore and pouring gold at its roasting facility at Jerritt Canyon, Nevada. The first gold pour since permission was received from the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) for the restart of the milling facility was attended by the President and CEO of Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (YNG), Graham...

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2009-02-19 08:45:00

Skyrocketing coastal erosion occurred in Alaska between 2002 and 2007 along a 64 kilometer (40 mile) stretch of the Beaufort Sea, a new study finds. The surge of erosion in recent years, averaging more than double historical rates, is threatening coastal towns and destroying Alaskan cultural relics. Average annual erosion rates along this segment of the Beaufort Sea, which lies North of Alaska, had already climbed from about 6.1 m (20 ft) per year between the mid-1950s and late-1970s, to 8.5...

2009-02-18 14:43:51

Researchers say coastal erosion along a 40-mile stretch of the Beaufort Sea in Alaska more than doubled to about 45 feet annually between 2002 and 2007. U.S. Geological Survey scientist Benjamin Jones, who led the study, said although the patterns documented in the research might represent a short-term episode of enhanced erosion, the findings might also represent the future pattern of coastline erosion in the Arctic. Jones and his colleagues said recent shifts in the rate and pattern of land...

2008-11-21 12:50:39

A U.S. federal appeals court canceled a Royal Dutch Shell permit to drill for Alaskan oil, citing an agencies failure to conduct an environmental review. The court ruled that the U.S. Minerals Management Service failed to conduct a required environmental review before giving the company a permit to drill in the Sivulliq oil field about 16 miles off of northern Alaska, The New York Times reported Friday. The 1970 National Environmental Policy Act required the agency to take a hard look at the...

2008-09-12 09:00:38

VANCOUVER, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) announces that it has made significant progress in securing the Jerritt Canyon Mine site (the "Mine") and is in the process of reopening the Roasting Mill. On August 19, 2008, Queenstake Resources USA, Inc., the operator of the Mine, notified the U.S. Forest Service ("USFS") that it was suspending underground mining operations. Since then, Queenstake has been...

2008-09-05 12:00:29

WHITEHORSE, YUKON--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2008) - The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians, today announced $1.4 million for new and ongoing geoscience projects in Yukon. "These projects are vital to our understanding of the petroleum and mineral potential in Yukon," said Minister Strahl. "This type of work stimulates investment in resource exploration, creates jobs and provides valuable...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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