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2010-09-22 19:59:00

TSX-V: ROK VANCOUVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Roca Mines Inc. (TSX-V: ROK) ("Roca" or "the Company") announces that an initial geotechnical review of the sill pillar collapse announced on September 21, 2010 has now been completed at the MAX Molybdenum Mine. Management and staff have also developed a revised mine plan to return to production as quickly and safely as possible. Key elements of the revised mine plan reflect management's desire to effectively isolate all future...

2010-06-17 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- FUSE Insight Labs today announced the availability of LeadFUSE, a simple and unique interactive form tool designed to replace static online lead capture and contact forms, which typically perform poorly. LeadFUSE interactive forms can be simply deployed via any customer-facing website, landing page or E-mail, breathing fresh life into lead generation activities and measurably improving lead quality and conversion rates. "We were looking for a way...

2010-06-16 21:51:56

Anyone who is an online shopper and humanitarian might find this research project appealing. Physics professor John Scales is working on a low-cost, human-focused, high technology effort to stop the devastation of unexploded buried land mines with a novel acoustical/microwave detection system. The work is described in the Journal of Applied Physics, which is published by the American Institute of Physics (AIP). In a project sponsored by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Army Research...

2010-05-26 16:00:00

ABINGDON, Va., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, today announced that seven of its affiliates' mining operations were recognized for their safety performance at the 27th Annual West Virginia State Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association meeting held May 21-22, 2010 at the Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, W.Va. The West Virginia state safety awards were presented to underground mines, surface mines and preparation plants from...

2010-05-06 16:43:00

MSHA seeks injunction against 2 mines for interference with inspectors' duties ARLINGTON, Va., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced that six underground coal mines in Kentucky received numerous citations and closure orders by federal inspectors as a result of the nationwide impact inspections that took place last month. Each of these operations was forced to suspend production until the violations were...

2010-04-21 10:00:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $23.9 million option on a previously awarded multi-year contract for production of M795 projectile metal parts. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Joint Munitions & Lethality Life Cycle Management Command (JM&L LCMC) of Picatinny Arsenal, N.J. The multi-year contract has a total potential value of $166.7 million if all options are exercised. The work on...

2010-04-13 17:01:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today issued the following statement on the Upper Big Branch Mine and pattern of violation status: "After the tragedy at the Upper Big Branch Mine, I directed Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Mine Safety and Health Administration Joe Main to look at all of the information we had regarding the history of violations at the Upper Big Branch Mine. "On Monday evening, that review found an error in the...

2010-04-06 15:00:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems announced today that it has entered into a strategic agreement with Cyalume Technologies, Inc. to develop and market training, illumination and marking payloads that use Cyalume's chemiluminescent "green" technology for U.S. military ammunition applications. The integration of chemiluminescent "green" technology into training ammunition will provide enhanced capabilities for the warfighter to...

2010-04-01 14:00:00

BOTHELL, Wash., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has successfully guided an 81mm Air-Dropped Guided Mortar (ADM) to a stationary ground target. The guide-to-target flight demonstrations, conducted at Ft. Sill, Okla., confirmed the ability of the 81mm ADM using a novel guidance kit and fuze to provide a precision strike capability for Tactical-Class Unmanned Aircraft (TUAV). The ADM was released from a TUAV using the company's newly developed "Smart...

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2009-12-22 14:30:00

A team of European researchers has devised a method for locating plastic anti-personnel mines, which are manufactured to avoid detection by metal detectors. The technique involves analyzing the temperature of the ground in three dimensions using specific software and hardware, according to a study published in the journal Computers & Geosciences. "Detecting anti-personnel mines is a very important and costly area of humanitarian work, and uncovering plastic mines is particularly hard,...


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