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2011-06-21 18:18:00

BEREA, Ky., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study conducted by Dr. Melissa Ahern at Washington State University, Dr. Michael Hendryx and others at WV University finds significantly higher rates of birth defects in mountaintop removal coal mining (MTM) areas. "The Association between Mountaintop Mining and Birth Defects among Live Births in Central Appalachia, 1996-2003" is now available online in Environmental Research. "Places where mining has disturbed the environment are...

2011-06-20 12:00:00

MIAMI, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensurge, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ESGI.OB), a U.S.-based resource company focused on developing gold properties in Brazil and Guyana by applying modern technology to extract gold from tailings at existing and abandoned mines, provided an update on its Campos gold recovery project near Pocone, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Assay results from approximately 1,200 samples taken from three tailings impoundments at Nova Mineracao Esparansa (The Campos Project) have...

2011-06-17 08:15:00

MIAMI, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensurge, Inc. (OTCBB: ESGI), a U.S. based resource company focused on developing gold properties in South America by applying modern technology to extract gold from tailings at existing and abandoned mines, provided an update on its Nascimento Project, near Pocone, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Auger drilling has been completed and approximately 1,200 samples have been sent to Acme Analytical Laboratories (Chile) S.A. for assay. Approximately half of the assays...

2011-06-13 11:18:00

MIAMI, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensurge, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ESGI) announces an Agreement with Correia Mining Company of Guyana under which Ensurge, and its Partner, GlobalMin Guyana, Inc., will process tailings at currently operating and abandoned mining sites owned by Correia with the intention of recovering gold, platinum, palladium silver and potentially precious stones. A detailed Operating Agreement between Ensurge and Correai will be developed shortly. Under terms of the...

2011-06-09 15:18:00

MIAMI, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensurge, Inc.(OTC Bulletin Board: ESGI) announces an Agreement with GlobalMin Guyana, Inc. to consult in the recovery of precious metals within Guyana. GlobalMin Guyana is a private company conducting geological and mining exploration with Mojave Gold Corp., a privately owned United States based company. GlobalMin is managed by Dr. Paul Lechler, the former Chief Geochemist of the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology until his recent retirement. Dr....

2011-05-31 07:00:00

CHLORIDE, AZ, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - As an update, Hondo Minerals Corporation (OTC:BB HMNC), is pleased to announce that, as planned, it has completed the operation to produce ionized water which is the critical substance needed for the extraction of minerals as required by our process. The ionized water will be produced in a nearby offsite to be stored and available for immediate use following the anticipated Mining Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) training, inspection...

2011-05-18 14:01:00

Requires BET Associates to Post Full Reclamation Bonds, Establish Trust HARRISBURG, Pa., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection has transferred a 7,500-acre surface mining permit to BET Associates to mine, re-mine and reclaim numerous abandoned mine land features in Schuylkill and Carbon counties. The site spans Tamaqua and Coaldale boroughs in Schuylkill County; and Lansford, Summit Hill and Nesquehoning boroughs in Carbon County. The...

2011-05-09 08:40:00

CHLORIDE, AZ, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hondo Minerals Corporation (OTCBB: HMNC), announces that it has entered into an agreement to purchase $4 million dollars worth of additional processing equpment for $2.4 million.   All of the equipment is virtually brand new with no prior use other than testing. William R. Miertschin, Chairman and CEO of Hondo Minerals said, "I am pleased to report to our shareholders the acquisition of this equipment which is a near perfect fit...

2011-05-02 07:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, AZ, May 2 /PRNewswire/ - By way of an update Hondo Minerals Corporation (OTC:BB: HMNC), is pleased to announce that the company is on track to commence initial production of its existing reserves at Tennessee Mine by May 30(th)  2011. Hondo Minerals Corporation owns the Tennessee and Schuylkill Mines in Chloride, Arizona, which includes include one million tons of mineral rich tailings on the property's surface. In total, Hondo Minerals Corporation owns 950 acres of...

2011-04-19 13:26:00

TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, April 19 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX: FIU) (JSE: FUM) (ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Mine Waste Solutions ("MWS"), has commissioned its tailings storage facility ("TSF"), one month ahead of schedule, while production of yellow-cake from the re-commissioned uranium plant has commenced at the Ezulwini Mine. Mine Waste Solutions First Uranium's President and...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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