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2008-06-17 12:00:40

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) - Artha Resources Corporation (TSX VENTURE:AHC) is pleased to announce the beginning of its Phase One uranium exploration program in Wyoming. The principle goal of Phase One is to define in-situ recoverable resources and confirm historical resources outlined on projects in at least four key uranium districts. (i) WY Project - 74 Holes to Test the Wind River Formation Located in the Shirley Basin, birth place of ISR mining, the WY...

2007-11-02 09:00:34

Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SFMI) today released details of an independent analysis conducted on War Eagle Mountain, a Gold property on which Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. has developmental and operating rights to (14) deep-shaft mines covering the Mountain's primary epithermal gold- and silver-producing veins. War Eagle Mountain has produced approximately 415,000 oz of gold equivalent to date, worth $ 270 Million. The mines of War Eagle Mountain are adjacent to the open-pit...

2007-01-08 09:00:49

Rancher Energy Corp. (OTCBB: RNCH) ("Rancher Energy" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed the acquisition of the Big Muddy oil field in Wyoming's hydrocarbon-rich Powder River Basin. Rancher Energy has successfully acquired a 100% working interest (approximately 80% net revenue interest) in an approximately 8,500 acres field for a purchase price of $25,000,000. The newly acquired Big Muddy field features existing production of about 60 barrels per day as well as...

2006-08-27 13:27:45

By Nick Carey GILLETTE, Wyoming (Reuters) - The long trains that seem to be everywhere in this sparsely populated stretch of land haul nearly 1 million tons of Powder River Basin coal to power plants daily, but that's simply not enough. Utilities are clamoring for more of this fuel, which has become a popular alternative to costly natural gas. The mines in this region, dubbed the "Saudi Arabia of coal," say they are able to increase production. The bottleneck lies in the railroads....

2005-07-01 15:58:33

By Steve James NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nobody is talking about blackouts justyet, but a long, hot summer combined with railroad disruptionscould spell disaster for U.S. coal-burning power plants. With the steamiest days of the year still to come and withrepairs on the rail track serving the coal mines of the PowderRiver Basin in Wyoming and Montana, some energy industryinsiders warn that utilities could run low on fuel as demandfor electricity to power air-conditioners hits its peak. This at...