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2008-09-16 12:00:34

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2008) - U.S. Silver Corporation (TSX VENTURE:USA) ("U.S. Silver" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that August silver production was 191,400 ounces, which is 38% higher than the average monthly production in the 2nd quarter of 2008 and 105 % higher than the average monthly production in 2007. This is an annualized rate of approximately 2.29 million ounces. Production Rates The mine averaged 812 tons per day in July, an increase of 240%...

2008-09-11 15:00:29

CASPER, WYOMING--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2008) - Uranerz Energy Corporation ("Uranerz" or the "Company") (TSX:URZ)(AMEX:URZ)(FRANKFURT:U9E) is pleased to announce that the Company and its joint venture partner, Bluerock Resources Ltd. ("Bluerock"), have completed the sale of 100% of their Mongolian joint venture project (the "Mongolian Project") to Jindal Steel & Power (Mauritius) Limited ("Jindal") for an aggregate gross sales price of U.S. $2.6 million (the "Divestiture"). The Mongolian...

2008-09-04 03:00:18

By Rosemeyer, Tom The Leadville mining district, whose history, geology, and mineralogy have been described in numerous publications, is one of the most famous silver mining camps in the United States. For an in- depth study of the ore deposits and mineralogy of the district, the reader is referred to Emmons, Irving, and Loughlin (1927), Loughlin (1918, 1926), and Shannon and Shannon (1985). The fortunes of mining made several individuals millionaires, mostly from the profits of the rich...

2008-08-27 18:00:42

WRIGHT, Wyo., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arch Coal's Thunder Basin Coal Company achieved a first place finish in the 28th Annual International Surface Mine Rescue Competition held in Campbell County, Wyo., on August 21-23. A total of 12 teams from the United States and Canada participated in the three-day event hosted by the Powder River Basin Safety Association and the Campbell County Fire Department. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080827/AQW550) "We're extremely...

2008-08-27 12:01:05

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 27, 2008) - Artha Resources Corporation (TSX VENTURE:AHC) is pleased to announce that drilling has commenced on the Company's advanced uranium properties in Wyoming. The principle goal of Phase One is to define in-situ recoverable resources and confirm historical resources previously outlined on the projects. (i)WY Project - 74 Holes to Test the Wind River Formation Located in the Shirley Basin, birth place of ISR mining, the WY project is...

2008-08-25 09:01:28

CASPER, WYOMING--(Marketwire - Aug. 25, 2008) - Uranerz Energy Corporation ("Uranerz" or the "Company") (TSX:URZ)(AMEX:URZ)(FRANKFURT:U9E) is pleased to announce that the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality ("WDEQ") has deemed the Company's application to build and operate an in-situ recovery ("ISR") uranium mine "complete" and the WDEQ review process can now move to the next stage. The next stage includes a detailed technical and environmental review of the application and...

2008-08-11 09:01:11

CASPER, WYOMING--(Marketwire - Aug. 11, 2008) - Uranerz Energy Corporation ("Uranerz" or the "Company') (TSX:URZ)(AMEX:URZ)(FRANKFURT:U9E) is pleased to announce receipt of a positive Preliminary Assessment on the economics and technical viability of the Company's Nichols Ranch Uranium In-Situ Recovery ("ISR") Project in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming, USA (the "Project") and the filing of a related NI 43-101 technical report. The mine plan for the Project includes a central processing...

2008-08-04 03:00:22

By Hazlehurst, John Driven by both supply bottlenecks and soaring demand, the price of coal has increased dramatically during the last year. That's of more than academic interest to Colorado Springs residents, since most of the city's electricity is generated by two coal-fired power plants: Martin Drake and Ray Nixon. Colorado Springs Utilities spends $50 million annually to buy and transport coal from northern Colorado and Wyoming to burn in the plants. That sum, determined by...

2008-07-31 18:00:38

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 31, 2008) - Denison Mines Corp. ("Denison") (TSX:DML)(AMEX:DNN) today provided an update on its U.S. operations. Denison has experienced delays in obtaining an Air Quality Permit, the only remaining permit required to mine Arizona 1, from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality ("ADEQ"). The application for the Air Quality Permit, which relates to surface air quality, was submitted to the ADEQ in January 2008 after three months of consultation....

2008-07-24 12:01:15

By Jeff Tucker, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 24--Avondale residents got their first look Tuesday at plans to extend a natural gas pipeline through the community. Representatives from Colorado Interstate Gas shared with residents their plan to extend a pipeline from Weston north to the El Paso County Line. The company has numerous lines in the area and takes its natural gas from the Raton Basin, which straddles the Colorado/New Mexico state line and runs generally west of...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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