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2010-08-10 09:40:00

Glaciologists who drilled through an ice cap perched precariously on the edge of a 16,000-foot-high Indonesian mountain ridge say that the ice field could vanish within in the next few years, another victim of global climate change. The Ohio State University researchers, supported by a National Science Foundation grant and the Freeport-McMoRan mining company and collaborating with Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) Indonesia and Columbia University, drilled three ice...

2008-08-11 15:01:04

Coro Mining Corporation ("Coro", or the "Company") (TSX: COP) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an Area Wide Option Agreement ("the Agreement") with Freeport-McMoRan Exploration Corp. ("Freeport") for the exploration, and if warranted, the further development of the Company's Talca Belt properties, located in Central Chile. The Properties total approximately 42,300 hectares of claims grouped into 14 Prospect Areas and are 100% owned by Coro; they were staked in 2007 on the basis...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.