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2011-08-18 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Anglo Swiss Resources Inc. (TSXV:ASW) (OTCQX:ASWRF) ("Anglo Swiss" or "the Company") today announced that it has appointed Mr. Jari Paakki, MSc, PGeo, to the position of Chief Executive Officer, subject to regulatory approval and that interim CEO, Mr. David Constable has accepted the appointment as Chairman of the Board. Both appointments are effective immediately. Mr. Paakki, is a Professional Geologist with 20 years of experience in gold and...

2010-06-08 06:30:00

TORONTO, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited ("Wallbridge" or the "Company") (TSX: WM) today announced that Bruce Jago has been appointed President and CEO, and Clinton Smyth Vice-President of Exploration, of the Wallbridge spin-out company Miocene Metals Limited ("Miocene Metals"). Appointed to the Board of Directors of Miocene Metals are Parviz Farsangi, Tom Hussey, Bruce Jago, Darryl Sittler, and Alar Soever. Commenting on the appointments, Alar Soever,...

2009-04-15 08:15:00

TSX:RMX / NYSE Amex:RBY -Claude Bouchard to oversee underground development at Phoenix Gold Project- VANCOUVER, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rubicon Minerals Corporation (RMX.TSX: RBY.NYSE Amex) is pleased to announce the appointment of Claude Bouchard, P. Eng. to the newly-created position of Vice President-Operations. Mr. Bouchard has 25 years of mining experience in engineering, development, operations and mine management. He is a graduate of Laval University with a...

2009-02-09 17:33:12

Canada's mining industry took a hit Monday with the announcement from Xstrata PLC that it is cutting 686 jobs at its nickel operations at Sudbury, Ontario. Xstrata, based in Zug, Switzerland, began a three-day shutdown to facilitate the restructuring at the Ontario complex, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported. The company said its Craig and Thayer-Lindsley mines would close operations immediately and its Strathcona Mill would be cut back to two work shifts from four. The decision also...

2008-10-08 09:00:35

Rox Resources Ltd. (Rox or the Company)(PINK SHEETS: RXRS.PK) today announced that the Company has renegotiated on significantly better terms, it's "Letter of Intent" to acquire four properties, located in the Thompson Nickel Belt, near Wabowden, Manitoba. All four properties have historic drill holes, which show significant; nickel, copper and Platinum Group Minerals (PGM's). Rox Resources further anticipates that the Company will be able to announce the closing of the proposed transaction...

2008-09-18 09:00:35

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 18, 2008) - Selkirk Metals Corp. ("Selkirk" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SLK) is pleased to provide the results of the first diamond drill hole from the drilling program on the Catface Copper Porphyry Project, British Columbia. Drill Hole CF-08-46 intercepted copper mineralization over the entire hole, from the collar to the end of the hole at 355.7 meters. Weighted averages for this hole include 0.37% Copper, 49ppm Molybdenum, 51ppb Gold and...

2008-09-15 12:00:25

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2008) - THIS PRESS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO ANY U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICE OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. URSA Major Minerals Incorporated (TSX:UMJ) ("URSA Major") has released financial and operational results for the quarter ended July 31, 2008. Financial results are based on Canadian GAAP (Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles). The Shakespeare Nickel Project, located 70 km west of Sudbury, Ontario, was the main...

2008-09-11 09:00:32

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2008) - Manicouagan Minerals Inc. ("MAM") (TSX VENTURE:MAM) is pleased to announce additional diamond drill results from its Barre de Fer Prospect, part of the HPM/Forgues property located in Mid-North Quebec. Diamond drill hole HPM-08-03 (collared at -60 degrees) intersected 43.18 metres grading 1.74% nickel, 0.90% copper and 904 ppm (parts per million) cobalt (between 79.82 to 123.00 metres) including 12.04 metres which assayed 2.35% nickel, 0.88%...

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