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2013-12-20 08:23:02

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") with Silver Standard Resources, Inc. ("Silver Standard") (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) to acquire the past-producing Challacollo silver property (the "Project") in Region 1, Northern Chile by purchasing all of the shares of Silver Standard's wholly-owned subsidiary Minera Silver...

2013-12-19 16:22:02

LONDON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Water Market 2014: Meeting the world's water and wastewater needs until 2018 OverviewUpdated, rewritten and expanded Global Water Market 2014 is an essential tool for planning your business strategy over the next five years:-- Country chapters have been extended to include exclusive information on procurement models and supply chains unique to each country market-- Our most...

2013-12-18 08:28:06

Chile Construction Complete, Brazil Underway, Marken Builds toward 100,000 SF Global Capacity RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marken announced today the completion of its Santiago, Chile depot facility and the beginning of construction in Sao Paolo, Brazil. The company continues towards its final phase of its global depot network. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110930/NY78064LOGO) The new Santiago facility will be a GMP compliant facility...

2013-12-16 12:22:04

Demand from developing economies for polymethalics minerals catalyzes market growth SAO PAULO, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The expansion of the Latin American mining industry, which is expected to see investments of up to $200 billion by 2019, is lending momentum to the mining flotation chemicals market in Brazil and Chile. The resumption of mining feasibility studies and projects after the economic downturn too bodes well for the mining chemical reagents market. New analysis from Frost...

2013-12-11 23:19:46

World’s Leading Technology to End Distracted Driving Enters Spanish-speaking Markets Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 In order to address the inherent safety concerns around distracted driving, Autobahn, Chile’s leader in automotive equipment for 27 years, partners with Cellcontrol to bring the world’s leading distracted driving technology to South America. During the 1st quarter of 2013 alone, Chilean police reported 16,469 accidents caused by distracted driving. According...

Contract Signed To Start Construction For European Extremely Large Telescope
2013-12-11 06:27:00

ESO At a ceremony at ESO’s Vitacura offices in Santiago on 9 December 2013 the ESO Director General, Tim de Zeeuw, and senior representatives of the Chilean company ICAFAL Ingeniería y Construcción S.A., signed a contract for the construction of a road to the summit of Cerro Armazones, the leveling of the top of the mountain and additional civil works. The ceremony was also attended by representatives of the ESO project team. Cerro Armazones will be the site of the 39-meter European...

Green Lightning Explained
2013-12-11 05:43:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mysterious green lightning, seen emerging from an ash cloud in images of a May 2008 volcanic eruption in Chile, is likely more common than we realize, according to research presented Monday during the annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco. Green lightning had not really been observed before photographer Carlos Gutierrez snapped photographs of the Chaiten volcano eruption, according to Olive...

2013-12-10 23:28:54

Founder and CEO of Learning ZoneXpress, Melanie Nelson, donates $25,000 to support Educación Popular en Salud (EPES). Santiago, Chile (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 A circle of solidarity encompassing three continents was completed last month with the significant contribution from Minnesota native Melanie Nelson to enable Latin American and African women to come together for their right to health. The long-standing collaboration between Melanie Nelson, founder and CEO of the...

ESO Names Roberto Tamai As E-ELT Programme Manager
2013-12-09 19:35:22

ESO The ESO Council, at its meeting this week in Garching, has approved the appointment of Roberto Tamai as Programme Manager for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), effective 1 February 2014. Roberto replaces Alistair McPherson who has very successfully steered the E-ELT project through its early stages. Alistair is returning to the United Kingdom as Deputy Director General/Head of Project for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), based at Jodrell Bank near Manchester....

Peaceful Bumblebee Invades South America
2013-12-09 10:12:21

ETH Zurich Bumblebees look cute. They have a thick fur, fly somewhat clumsily and are less aggressive than honeybees or wasps. They are very much appreciated by farmers as keen pollen collectors. Particularly in the context of the crisis-stricken honeybee populations, the buff-tailed bumblebee, Bombus terrestris, is being bred on an industrial scale for the pollination of fruit and vegetable crops both inside and outside greenhouses. It was hoped that these insects would take over these...


Latest Chile Reference Libraries

Chilean Horse
2014-04-04 10:44:38

The Chilean horse, also known as the Chilean Corralero, is a breed of horse that originated in South America. This horse is the oldest registered breed in South America and the oldest breed of Iberian origin, as well as the oldest official breed of stock horse in the Western Hemisphere. It is thought that the breed was first developed in 1544 when Father Rodrigo González Marmolejo began breeding with the intent of producing high quality horses. By the early sixteenth century, horses bred in...

Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
2013-06-22 16:13:36

The southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) is a species of baleen whale that can be found in different regions in the summer and winter seasons. During the summer, it can be found in the Southern Ocean, possibly near Antarctica. During the winter, populations disperse into many warmer areas to breed, including waters near Chile, Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, Peru, Namibia, Brazil, Australia, and Madagascar, among other areas. Right whales were first classified by Carolus...

Elegant Fat-tailed Mouse Opossum, Thylamys elegans
2013-05-02 10:37:28

The elegant fat-tailed mouse opossum (Thylamys elegans) can be found in Chile and possibly Argentina at altitudes between sea level and 8,202 feet. It prefers a wide variety of habitats including brushlands, riverbanks, and cloud forests. This species occurs in arid habitats, which is not typical to mouse opossums. The elegant fat-tailed mouse opossum can reach an average body length of up to 4.7 inches, with a tail length between 4.5 and 5.5 inches. The fur color of this species varies...

Chilean Sea Urchin, Loxechinus albus
2013-01-28 14:52:23

Image Caption: Chilean Sea Urchin, Loxechinus albus. Credit: Dentren/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The Chilean sea urchin (Loxechinus albus) is a species that can be found along the coastlines of Chile and Peru. It is typically found in shallow waters at or below the tide level, buried in sand or lying just on top of it. This species is often associated with Macrocystis pyrifera, a type of kelp. It is most often found in more open spaces. The Chilean sea urchin can reach an average width of...

Darwin’s Fox, Lycalopex fulvipes
2012-12-31 13:14:05

Darwin’s fox (Lycalopex fulvipes), also known as Darwin's Zorro, is a small “false fox” in the Lycalopex genus. It is locally know as Zorro de Darwin or the Zorro Chilote. Its range is small and includes the Nahuelbuta National Park in Chile and Chiloé Island. It is thought that this species prefers a habitat in southern temperate rainforests, a habitat on which it is highly dependent. Darwin’s fox was first discovered by Charles Darwin in 1834 while he was on the Beagle survey...

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