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2014-10-30 23:02:08

Just in time for the holidays, the company spreads some holiday cheer, asking consumers to join their "pay it forward" movement by nominating someone in their world who deserves a big cash prize. New York (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Tommie Copper has just announced the launch of their #LIVEPOSITIVE contest that grants one winner $10,000 just in time for the holidays. The company has built its success on creating the category of comfortable copper and zinc-infused compression...

2014-10-29 16:24:42

VANCOUVER, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catalyst Copper Corporation (TSX-V: CCY) ("Catalyst" or "the Company") announces that, following a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission, it has amended and refiled the September 30, 2012 Technical Report titled "La Verde Copper Project Michoacán State, Mexico Technical Report". The original and amended report disclosed a Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") on the La Verde Copper Project, which was prepared by AMC Mining Consultants...

2014-10-29 12:23:19

HAMBURG, Germany, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The largest project of its kind in Europe and USA Copper has been shown to have antimicrobial properties and significantly reduce dangerous germs such as bacteria, fungi and viruses. Door handles are the most commonly used contact surfaces in hospitals. A recent on-site random sampling of these new door handles made from solid cast-copper alloys has shown that up to two-thirds reduction in germs is possible. This is...

2014-10-28 08:26:50

TSX, NYSE-MKT Symbol: NCQ Re-logging and re-sampling of historical drill holes to confirm resource continuity - forming the basis for determining the ultimate pit configuration and design at the Bornite Project VANCOUVER, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - NovaCopper Inc. (TSX, NYSE-MKT: NCQ) ("NovaCopper" or "the Company") is pleased to announce results from its re-logging and re-sampling program at the Bornite Project, which is part of the Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects ("UKMP") located in the Ambler...

2014-10-28 08:26:21

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and GRINNELL, Iowa, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 21(st) the Grinnell Regional Medical Center celebrated the new Paul W. Ahrens Fitness Center with an open house celebration. Nearly 400 people attended the day-long event with a range of activities showcasing the new facility and its state of the art equipment and programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154646 Products made from CuVerro® bactericidal copper alloy touch surfaces were featured...

2014-10-23 08:26:51

VANCOUVER, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX: SMT) (BVL: SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or "the Company") reports production for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 ("Q3 2014") from its three underground mines in Latin America, the Yauricocha polymetallic mine in Peru and the Bolivar copper and Cusi silver mines in Mexico. Third Quarter Production High-lights -- Total tonnes processed of 430,523; a 49% increase over Q3 2013 -- Silver production of 794,251 ounces; a 27%...

2014-10-16 08:24:25

Trading Symbols: TSX: SEANYSE: SA TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Seabridge Gold announced today additional results from this year's drill program at its 100% owned KSM Project in northwestern British Columbia, Canada. Results from the Iron Cap Lower Zone continue to outline a major new gold-copper discovery beneath Iron Cap, one of KSM's four large porphyry deposits. Data from eight new holes released today and seven holes announced previously (see news release of...

2014-10-13 20:21:16

LONDON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynopsisThe Base Metals Mining in Brazil to 2020 report comprehensively covers the country's historic and forecast data on base metals (copper and nickel) mine production, consumption, and trade to 2020, and reserves by region. The report also include drivers and restraints affecting the industry, profiles of major base metals mining companies, information on the major active, developed and exploration projects and regulations governing the...

2014-10-10 12:21:12

DUBLIN, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Copper Iodide Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Copper Iodide Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global copper iodide industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure....

2014-10-10 04:20:30

MUMBAI, India, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Q2 Highlights - Zinc-India: Production volumes improving in line with mine-plan; higher mined metal expected in H2 - Oil & Gas: Rajasthan production normalised after successful completion of planned maintenance shut down at Mangala Processing Terminal - Aluminium: First phase of 50 pots of 1.25 mtpa Jharsuguda-II pot-lines commenced start up - Copper...


Latest Copper Reference Libraries

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2007-03-19 16:03:59

The Broad-banded Copperhead, Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus, is a subspecies of North American copperhead snake found in the southern United States. It can be found from Kansas through Oklahoma and throughout central Texas. It prefers lightly wooded habitats, typically with a good amount of ground debris for cover, not far from a permanent water source. They typically avoid regions with a significant population of humans. This snake is typically light tan in color, with darker brown,...

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2005-06-22 14:46:04

The Cottonmouth, or water moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorous), is a venomous snake which is closely related to the copperhead. It is a pit viper, with a heat-sensing organ in its nose that allows it to locate warm blooded prey. The cottonmouth is a very aggressive snake, and, unlike most snakes (including the copperhead) when startled the cottonmouth will stand its ground and open its mouth ("gape" or "smile"). Water moccasins have been known to actually approach and attack intruders. The bite...

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2005-06-14 12:40:45

The American copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) is a species of venomous viper native to eastern North America. Mature copperheads have a beautiful coppery colored head and neck. They tend to be smallish snakes, generally about 1.5 ft long (50 cm), but specimens up to 3 ft long (1 m) have been encountered. The body is thin by pit viper standards. There are four clearly defined subspecies. The Northern copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen) is found throughout the northeastern United...

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2005-05-26 12:12:27

Aurichalcite is a mineral, usually found as a secondary mineral in copper and zinc deposits. Its chemical formula is (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6. The name probably originates from the Greek oreichalchos meaning "mountain copper".

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2005-05-26 12:11:19

Azurite is a carbonate mineral with chemical composition Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2, (copper carbonate hydroxide). Azurite is often found in association with the green mineral malachite as a result of the weathering and oxidation of copper sulfide minerals. The name azurite comes from the Arabic word for blue. Azurite is used in jewelry and also collected as a beautiful mineral specimen. Use as a pigment Azurite has been used as a blue mineral pigment for centuries. It was formerly known as...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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