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2008-08-07 09:00:46

TORONTO, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce that Mr. Thomas F. Pugsley has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. Pugsley is known for his long term senior management role with Falconbridge Limited, which involved the development and construction of a number of worldwide large scale copper and nickel mines. He is a Fellow of both the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum and the Canadian...

2008-08-06 12:00:43

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 6, 2008) - Xstrata Copper announces investment of C$121 million to deepen and extend the life of the underground Kidd Mine located in the Timmins area of Northern Ontario, Canada. Already the world's deepest copper and zinc mine, the latest project will extend the mining zone at Mine D from 9,100 feet to 9,500 feet, improving the production profile from the mine through the addition of 3.4 million tonnes of ore to the mining plan and extending the mine...

2008-08-06 12:00:43

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 6, 2008) - Pure Nickel Inc. (TSX:NIC)(OTCBB:PNCKF) is pleased to report that the Optionee of its HPM/Forgues property, Manicouagan Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MAM) announced today assay results for the first two drill holes from its ongoing diamond drill program on the HPM/Forgues property in Mid- North Quebec. Two confirmatory drill holes were completed to verify past results reported by Xstrata Nickel (formerly Falconbridge Limited) in 2001 and Rockwell...

2008-08-06 09:00:45

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 6, 2008) - Oliver Lennox-King, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aurora Energy Resources Inc. ("Aurora" or "the Company") (TSX:AXU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Dumville as the new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective on or about September 8, 2008 and based out of the Company's head office in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Aurora's current President and CEO, Dr. Mark O'Dea will continue until Mr....

2008-08-06 09:00:45

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 6, 2008) - Manicouagan Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MAM) announced today assay results for the first two drill holes from its ongoing diamond drill program on the HPM/Forgues property in Mid-North Quebec. Two confirmatory drill holes were completed to verify past results reported by Xstrata Nickel (formerly Falconbridge Limited) in 2001 and Rockwell Ventures in 2002 (see Manicouagan Press Releases dated July 15, April 23 and February 21, 2008). HPM-08-01...

2008-07-14 18:00:30

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA AND MADRID, SPAIN--(Marketwire - July 14, 2008) - Teck Cominco Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE:TCK) and Xstrata Zinc today announce the closure of the joint venture Lennard Shelf Pillara mine in Western Australia. Operations are expected to cease by early August. The Pillara mine has become uneconomic, primarily due to the sharp decline in zinc and lead prices compounded by the appreciation in the Australian dollar. Higher energy and labour costs and lower...

2008-07-09 09:00:45

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - Opawica Explorations Inc. (TSX:OPW) ("Opawica" / the "Company") announces that it has commenced an action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against Xstrata Copper Canada to enforce Opawica' rights under the 1999 joint venture agreement between Opawica and Xstrata's predecessor, Falconbridge Limited, relating to the Chance property. Opawica also claims damages, legal costs and related relief. In February 2008, Opawica proposed...

2008-07-03 12:00:43

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 3, 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") is proceeding with mining operations and ore shipments at a minimum rate of 500 tonnes per day from the Shakespeare Nickel Copper Project to Xstrata Nickel's Strathcona Mill. The Shakespeare Project is located 70 km west of Sudbury, Ontario. In June 2008, URSA Major...

2008-06-24 09:03:03

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 24, 2008) - BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX:BQE), a leader in the treatment of metal and sulphate wastewater, announced that it has commenced water treatment operations for the 2008 season at its Raglan plant, located in northern Quebec at Xstrata Nickel's Raglan Mine. In addition, BioteQ has been contracted by Xstrata Nickel to assume operating responsibility for the Spoon water treatment plant, a lime based plant also located at...

2008-06-16 18:00:27

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 16, 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 April 30, 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...


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