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2008-09-18 12:00:29

Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UNCO), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today issued the September 2008 edition of the company's investor newsletter, which provides a review of recent activities at the Deer Trail Mine in Marysvale, Utah. A PDF version of the September 2008 newsletter has been added to the company's website at http://www.unicomining.com./news/newsletters.php, and an email notification of the newsletter's release will be sent to subscribers to...

2008-09-17 15:00:27

Text of report by Radhouane Hafiani entitled "Military bomb disposal experts in the Sahara. Military units combing areas south of Dakhla and El Msid to realise tourism projects and to establish zones for camels to graze", published by Moroccan privately-owned newspaper Assabah website on 16 September The day before yesterday Sunday [14 Sep] military mine-clearing units resumed their activities in Sahara sites after a break of about two months. According to information received by Assabah,...

2008-08-09 03:00:22

By Anonymous WHILE THE PLATINUM mining industry continues to enjoy a boom phase, mines in the water-scarce Eastern Limb face a challenge in water management never before experienced in mining in South Africa. The Eastern Limb is in a region that incorporates Polokwane and Burgersfort, where some 12 mining operations are producing platinum for the world market. According to Peter Shepherd, principal hydrologist and a partner with SRK Consulting, mines in the Eastern Limb aim to produce 1...

2008-08-07 00:00:23

By Douglas Morino WOODLAND HILLS -- The land mines they defused and removed from war-torn regions of Southeast Asia lie like specimens on display thousands of miles away in a cramped, fifth-story office in the San Fernando Valley. Sitting alongside photographs of fields dotted with mines in Vietnam and Cambodia, the palm-size explosives serve as reminders of just how long armed conflicts can linger. "You can see why they are so dangerous," said Brian Gilmore, head of program development...

2008-08-04 18:00:43

By SUE GYFORD Last month's mine shaft tragedy was a stark reminder of the dangers underground explorers face LYING twisted at an awkward angle and squeezed tightly between two jagged rocks, Ivan Young tries, somehow, to manoeuvre himself round in the half-dark. Peering through the narrow gap ahead, by the light on his miner's helmet, he can see what appears to be the opening to a cavern looming. The only question is, can he get there? It is the kind of uncomfortable position in...

2008-08-01 09:00:49

Text of report in English by Pristina-based independent internet news agency KosovaLive Prishtina [Pristina], 31 Jul (KosovaLive) - Nita Vula walked towards her supervisor, arm outstretched, with a smile across her face. A spider bite had just caused her hand to swell to nearly double its normal size, but she was not worried. The bite was nothing compared to the dangers she faces every day at her job. Vula is the only female de-miner that works in the Civil Protection Brigade (CPB) division...

2008-08-01 06:00:35

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Nusaybin, 1 August: Turkey has swept land mines in a southeastern town to open a new border crossing at its border with Syria, an executive of the company that cleaned the mines, said on Friday [1 August]. Turkey's Tusan Yapi Sanayi (construction industry company) won the tender opened to clean an area in Nusaybin town of the southeastern province of Mardin in order to construct a new border crossing. A technical team, comprised...

2008-07-30 21:00:30

PALM DESERT, Calif., July 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Mine Makers, Inc. (Pink Sheets:USMM) corrects earlier press release. Today's early press release stated 370.32 grams of gold per day, 260 oz of gold per month and $240,000 per month. It should have stated .7032 grams of gold per day, 100 oz of gold per month and $62,000 per month. About U.S. Mine Makers, Inc. U.S. Mine Makers, Inc. is a mining and exploration company using "eco-friendly" technology to recover precious metals...

2008-07-29 15:00:57

As the result of an explosion and fire at a mine belonging to Russian metals and mining company Mechel, 17 people have been injured, four of whom are in a serious condition in intensive care, Russian Defence Ministry controlled Zvezda TV reported on 29 July. This is another stain on the reputation of the company, which now faces new court trials, the correspondent said. Only a few days ago the Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Monitoring (Rostekhnadzor) finished an...

2008-07-29 12:01:02

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 29 July: The Vitse-Admiral Zakharyin minesweeper, a fundamentally new mine defence vessel, has joined the Novorossiysk naval base of the Russian Black Sea Fleet. ITAR-TASS has learned at the Black Sea Fleet information and public relations service that "the Vitse-Admiral Zakharyin is a new concept of a mine defence ship, whose mine sweeping methods are absolutely different from those used until now". "This project has for...


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