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2009-09-08 14:21:00

LONDON, September 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Unusually among gold producers, Aurizon has already achieved what it set out to do, in that its quarterly production and cost numbers already correlate closely with those of its mining plan. Having now effectively ramped up its underground mine to the target rate, it only remains for the company to do the same at its open pit operation. As such, its shares already trade at a premium to the absolute value implied by discounting dividend flows to...

2009-09-02 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered the next-generation AN/AQS-20A Minehunting Sonar and AN/ASQ-235 Airborne Mine Neutralization System to the U.S. Navy. As stated during an AMNS ribbon-cutting ceremony, "Fielding systems as promised is what makes a great industry partner!" said Donna Carson-Jelley, Navy program manager for Minewarfare (PMS 495). Considered critical components of the Navy's organic mine countermeasure arsenal, the...

2009-08-31 15:08:50

Authorities in Cincinnati said the bomb squad was called to dispose of a land mine discovered in the garage of a home. Police said the Cincinnati Bomb Squad was called to the home Sunday afternoon by the resident who found the device and the mine was safely destroyed, WLWT-TV, Cincinnati, reported Monday. Bomb squad officers did not say whether the mine was active and they did not specify whether the device was destroyed at the scene or taken to a secure location for detonation. No one was...

2009-07-30 06:50:00

LAFAYETTE, La., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Burner Fire Control, Inc., of Lafayette, LA, recently delivered its patented Global Defender Blast Mitigation System to the Arkansas State Police Bomb Squad. On July 16, 2009, Burner Fire Control conducted a comprehensive training session, including live explosive devices, and officially transferred ownership to the Arkansas State Police Bomb Squad. Bill Buford, Commander of the Arkansas State Police Bomb Squad, acquired the system to meet a wide...

2009-07-22 17:12:35

Police say a Colorado strip mall was evacuated after a Claymore mine was discovered among the donations at a Goodwill store. Arvada police Sgt. Jeff Monzingo said a Goodwill employee familiar with military equipment recognized the device as an explosive Tuesday and notified police that some type of mine had been donated to the store, KMGH-TV, Denver, reported Wednesday. The Jefferson County Bomb squad identified the device as a Claymore mine and disposed of it. The bomb squad said the mine is...

2009-06-10 15:39:00

Kevin Weston appointed COO effective June 29th VANCOUVER, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Farallon Mining Ltd. ("Farallon" or the "Company") (TSX: FAN) announces the appointment of Kevin Weston as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. The appointment will take effect June 29, 2009. Farallon commenced commercial production at its G-9 mine on April 1, 2009 and recently changed its name to Farallon Mining Ltd. in recognition of its new status as an operating mining company. This appointment...

2009-06-04 15:26:06

Neighbors of Arizona's San Tan Mountain Regional Park complained that they were not warned before authorities used the park to detonate a grenade. Alden Rosbrook said the explosion late in the evening May 22 knocked pictures off the wall of his home while he was watching TV with his wife, the East Valley Tribune of Mesa, Ariz., reported Thursday. I thought a bomb had been thrown through our Arcadia door, Rosbrook said. That was my first thought. Rosbrook said he soon discovered that the...

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2009-05-19 12:35:29

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers say they have created a testing facility designed to assist in the improvement of land mine detection equipment. Scientists said they will use the test facility to evaluate and enhance sensors designed to detect buried land mines by use of an automated system that measures the response of individual electromagnetic induction sensors or arrays of sensors against land mines buried at many possible angles. The researchers said electromagnetic induction...

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2009-05-13 14:58:31

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have built a test facility to evaluate and enhance sensors designed to detect buried land mines. The unique automated system measures the response of individual electromagnetic induction sensors or arrays of sensors against land mines buried at many possible angles. Electromagnetic induction sensors work by sending out magnetic fields and detecting the response from the electric currents generated when the field interacts with a metallic...

2009-04-24 04:00:00

TSX-V: ACT Integration of PressurePro's leading Tire Pressure Monitoring with ActiveMine(TM) wireless broadband network offers cost savings and less downtime for mines TORONTO AND HARRISONVILLE, MO, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT) and Advantage PressurePro, LLC announced today that they will team up to provide real-time, centralized Tire Pressure Monitoring with Active Control's wireless communications system, for use in the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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