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2014-04-02 12:23:04

SANTIAGO, Chile, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) (NYSE: SQM; Santiago Stock Exchange: SQM-A, SQM-B) announced today its preliminary evaluation of the effects on the Company's productive facilities of the earthquake that occurred last night in Northern Chile. -- There were no accidents or injuries involving personnel at SQM's productive facilities. -- The earthquake was approximately 200 kilometers from our operations in...

2010-11-02 17:19:00

National festival reaches 145,000 people, including President Sebastian Pinera SANTIAGO, Chile, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a nation marked by tragedy and suffering in the past several months, Chile Festival 2010 with world evangelists Luis Palau and son Andrew Palau brought encouragement and hope to the region this past week, October 25-30. The festival, which took place in Santiago and Vina del Mar, reached more than 145,000 people through live events and millions more through...

2010-03-25 18:34:00

WHEATON, Ill., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the 8.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Chile Saturday, February 27th, Bright Hope has partnered with First Baptist Church of Wheaton to host a Chicago area clothing and shoe drive. Bright Hope's Partner Developer in Santiago, Chile, Mark Lennox (a native of Wheaton) called upon the church and Bright Hope to assist with the most urgent needs at this time in the areas affected by the earthquake. "Winter is coming soon to Chile...

2010-03-04 15:33:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- White Mountain Titanium Corporation ("White Mountain" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMTM) reports that the recent earthquake in Chile has not affected its Cerro Blanco project. The earthquake epicenter was located approximately 1,000 kilometers due South from the Company's project site in Region III of northern Chile. All in country Company personnel have been accounted for and there has been no material effect on the project....

2009-10-09 08:30:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The alliance between the "Las Brisas de Chicureo" and "Las Brisas de Santo Domingo" real-estate projects has led to an exclusive golf course in Chile. Unique in South America, it allows golfing from the Andes to the Pacific, blending the best natural scenery, culinary, viticultural, and property attributes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091009/ARF001-a http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091009/ARF001-b )...

2008-10-08 12:00:27

Global Gold Corporation (OTCBB: GBGD) (www.globalgoldcorp.com) announced today that it has concluded a review of its options with the termination of the July 31, 2008 agreement to sell all of its Chilean Operations to a private company. As a result, it has recommenced plans to bring the Madre de Dios property into production within the next eight months and that it has entered into an agreement to sell all of the Company's interest in its Chiloe and Ipun island properties in Chile to its...

2008-07-09 06:00:29

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Antofagasta Minerals S.A. (Santiago, Chile), the mining arm of Antofagasta plc (LSE:ANTO) (London), is expected to select a construction firm by the end of August to build a processing plant for the Esperanza copper and gold project in the Atacama Desert near the city of Sierra Gorda in Chile. Aker Solutions (OSL:AKSO) (Santiago) and two other firms have been awarded one of several other contracts for the project. For details,...

2008-06-17 06:00:29

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Teck Cominco Limited (NYSE:TCK) (Vancouver, British Columbia) and Chile's state-owned Empresa Nacional de Mineria (ENAMI) (Santiago) are advancing construction in a $385 million project at Andacollo mine, which is located in central Chile about 40 kilometers southeast of La Serena. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at...

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2005-11-01 08:10:00

By Fiona Ortiz HUMBERSTONE, Chile (Reuters) - Atacama is a fearsome, ugly desert in northern Chile, a vast territory devoid even of weeds and scattered with hundreds of ghost towns. Ancient, abandoned smoke stacks are almost all that's left of the boomtowns that sprang up in this desolate wilderness in the 1800s when miners migrated here to dig up Chile's white gold -- nitrate used in fertilizers, detergent and explosives. British and Chilean mine owners built huge fortunes on nitrate before...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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