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2011-10-29 07:00:00

Smith, Gambrell & Russell environmental attorneys Andy Thompson and Steve OâDay achieved a major victory in a large toxic tort lawsuit last week. On October 21st, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a federal district courtâs grant of summary judgment in favor of SGRâs client Alcoa and other defendants. The ruling will have lasting impact on lawsuits claiming illness from exposure to beryllium and other toxic chemicals....

2011-07-11 08:45:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gradient, a nationally recognized environmental and risk science consulting firm, today announced the publication of a study that finds elevated levels of heavy metals in tested laundered shop towels. The study, "Evaluation of Potential Exposure to Metals in Laundered Shop Towels," builds upon an earlier analysis published in 2003 and concludes that, even after commercial laundering, the towels studied retain elevated levels of metals. This...

2011-04-11 05:00:00

HOUSTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp (OTCQB: TRER) announced today it has begun a stream sediment sampling program at its Round Top Mountain rare earth-beryllium-uranium project in Hudspeth County, Texas which also includes niobium, tantalum and gallium. The objective is to determine if the geochemical signatures from the stream sediments can be used to identify areas of higher grade in the massive rhyolite. To date, a total of fourteen first order...

2011-02-15 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Rare Earth Resources (Pink Sheets: TRER) announces that it has expanded its equity private placement financing announced February 1 by closing on an additional $2.0 million to bring the total capital raised to $4 million. The additional $2 million was provided by an institutional investor. The funds will be used primarily to advance our Rare Earth-Beryllium-Uranium Project at Round Top Mountain in Hudspeth County Texas. This additional...

2011-02-01 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Rare Earth Resources (Pink Sheets: TRER) announces that it has successfully completed an equity private placement financing of $2.0 million. The round was led by a New York City based institutional investor and included participation by other institutional and accredited investors. The funds will be used primarily to advance our Rare Earth-Beryllium-Uranium Project at Round Top Mountain in Hudspeth County Texas. We placed a total of 800,000...

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2011-01-14 09:56:35

There are heavy metal videos, and now there's a "Not so heavy metal video." This one isn't about music however, it's about beryllium, the primary ingredient in making state-of-the-art mirrors for the next generation space telescope: The James Webb Space Telescope. A new video takes viewers to the western Utah desert to investigate the mining of beryllium, the primary ingredient used to create the Webb telescope's mirrors. Mining the beryllium is a unique process, and after the mining is...

2011-01-06 05:00:00

TYLER, Texas, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Rare Earth Resource (Pink Sheets: TRER) today announced it has hired SRK Consulting (U.S.), Inc. [SRK] to provide initial expertise and guidance as to the company's sampling and testing process and procedures as it progresses towards its objective of being compliant with National Instrument 43-101 standards. SRK has made a site visit to Texas Rare Earth's Round Top Rare Earth, Beryllium, Uranium Project located in Hudspeth County, Texas in...

2010-12-06 05:00:00

TYLER, Texas, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. (Pink Sheets: TRER) announced today that effective upon the opening of trading on Monday, December 6, 2010, FINRA has approved a change in its trading symbol from SDSR to TRER. Dan Gorski, Texas Rare Earth's CEO commented: "Our new trading symbol better reflects the company's current and future focus on our rare earth, uranium and beryllium property at Round Top Mountain in Hudspeth County, Texas." About Texas...


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2005-05-26 12:07:27

Beryllium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Be and atomic number 4. A toxic bivalent element, beryllium is a steel grey, strong, light-weight yet brittle, alkaline earth metal, that is primarily used as a hardening agent in alloys (most notably, beryllium copper). Notable characteristics Beryllium has one of the highest melting points of the light metals. The modulus of elasticity of beryllium is approximately 1/3 greater than that of steel. It has...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.