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2013-02-05 23:04:12

The 2nd Myanmar Mining Summit, organized by Centre for Management Technology and hosted by the Ministry of Mines, again received positive response from a good mix of international delegates and local officials & experts. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 Union Minister of Mines, His Excellency Dr. Myint Aung, opened the [2nd Myanmar Mining Summit with the announcement of ongoing amendments to the mining law to make it more foreign investment-friendly to encourage exploration of...

2011-12-16 15:22:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ABOT Mining (Pink Sheets:ABOT.pk) announced today that it has formulated an agreement with Rising Star S.A. de C.V., a Mexican Corporation, to acquire 50.00% equity interest in its Mexican mineral property (the "Aztlan 8B Project"). The Aztlan 8B Project is located in the State of Nayarit in the Tecuala Mining District on the west coast of Mexico. The claim covers 300 plus acres, and is within a few kilometers of the pueblo 'Paulo...

2011-07-21 09:30:00

RENO, Nev., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Potash America, Inc. (OTCBB: PTAM), (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Roger Haskins will be joining the Company's Advisory Board. Mr. Haskins brings vast knowledge and expertise of mineral law, land management and mineral property evaluation. Roger Haskins has served as exploration geologist dealing with mineral exploration and property development of metallic mineral deposits. As manager for the National Mineral Program, both technical...

2011-06-20 21:44:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane Danowitz, U.S. public lands director for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement today in reaction to U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's proposal to withdraw nearly 1 million acres of public land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park from new mining claims. "We commend the Obama administration for making a clear commitment to give the Grand Canyon long-term protection from new uranium mining at its doorstep....

2011-06-06 15:36:00

Public servants, scholars, artists call for long-term uranium mining safeguards in New York Times ad WASHINGTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An ad this week in the New York Times features an open letter from 50 statesmen, scholars and conservation leaders urging a 20-year extension of a one-million-acre mining buffer around Grand Canyon National Park. The list of signers includes Theodore Roosevelt IV, actors Edward Norton and Robert Redford, film director Ken Burns, World...

2011-04-15 10:00:00

Pew report maps 10 national treasures jeopardized by 1872 law WASHINGTON, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Obama administration considers whether to put federal land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park off limits to future mining claims, a report by the Pew Environment Group shows many national parks and landmarks are in jeopardy due to a dramatic increase in gold, uranium and other hardrock claims. The report calls on the Obama administration on the eve of National...

2011-02-17 17:05:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane Danowitz, U.S. public lands director for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement today in reaction to a range of U.S. Interior Department proposals to withdraw areas around Grand Canyon National Park from new mining claims. "The clock is ticking, and we're looking to the Obama Administration to make a call that will safeguard Grand Canyon National Park long term from new mining around its borders. We urge the...

2009-11-05 12:44:00

Pew ad calls on Congress to support bill to make ban on mining near park permanent WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After nearly 100,000 members of the public called for protecting the Grand Canyon from mining, a Pew Environment Group ad (http://www.pewminingreform.org/pdf/WishAd.pdf) today urged Congress to support legislation that would permanently ban new mining claims on public lands surrounding the park. Under the antiquated mining law of 1872, more than one thousand...

2009-07-20 15:15:00

Congress holds hearings on 1872 Mining Law and Grand Canyon protection WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --A new Google Earth interactive project created by the Pew Environment Group shows that national parks and other vacation destinations -- including the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone -- are under threat due to the antiquated 1872 Mining Law. Pew's "Check out the View from Route 1872" provides a window on how the 19th century law that governs gold, uranium and other hardrock...

2008-11-05 09:00:21

Zcom Networks, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ZCMN) announced today that the Company's recent diversification into the mining industry is designed as a hedge against future economic condition. Recently, the company through its wholly owned subsidiary, Allied Mineral Rights, Inc. acquired the gold mining rights and other mineral rights known as CLS #12 in Ridgecrest, California, which includes a 160 acre placer mining claim. The mineral rights include the right to develop, mine, process, refine, and sell...