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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...

2011-03-29 12:21:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensurge, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ESGI), a U.S.-based resource company focused on developing gold properties in Brazil by applying modern technology to extract gold from tailings at existing and abandoned mines, provided an update on its gold recovery projects in Mato Grosso, Brazil. Auger drilling and sample preparation has been completed on three projects: Nova Mineracao Esparansa, Rodui Transportes & Locacoes and Rondon. Work was...

2011-03-28 07:45:00

SCOTTSDALE, AZ, March 28 /PRNewswire/ - By way of an update Hondo Minerals Corporation (OTC:BB: HMNCD), is pleased to announce that they anticipate the commencement of production in the second quarter of 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 patented and BLM claims in Arizona and...

2011-03-14 14:03:00

PITTSBURGH, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroff, Inc., one of the fastest-growing water treatment companies in the United States, will participate as an exhibitor at the upcoming West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force Symposium on March 29 and 30 in Morgantown, W.Va. The symposium is sponsored by the West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force and the WV Coal Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100708/NE32350LOGO ) "The West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force has...

2011-01-06 12:00:00

87 Grants to Improve Water Quality, Restore Lands HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In announcing the latest round of Growing Greener grants -- as well as funding from the federal government -- Governor Edward G. Rendell said today that the commonwealth is investing in projects that provide visible and measurable improvements to the environment despite the increasingly limited nature of the funds. All told, the Governor said the state was awarding $14.1 million for...

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2010-12-15 16:09:02

Rising concentrations of zinc in a waterway on Colorado's Western Slope may be the result of climate change that is affecting the timing of annual snowmelt, says a new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.The study focused on the Snake River watershed just west of the Continental Divide near Keystone, Colo., where CU-Boulder researchers have observed a four-fold increase in dissolved zinc over the last 30 years during the lowest water flow months, said Caitlin Crouch. Crouch, a...