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2014-07-14 08:21:59

GOLDEN, Colo., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Minerals Company ("Golden Minerals" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: AUMN) (TSX: AUM) is pleased to announce it restarted mining at its Velardena Properties on July 1, 2014. Velardena was previously held in care and maintenance after production was suspended in mid-2013 due to depressed precious metals prices. The Company used the operating down time to conduct a 9,000-meter drilling program and to develop a new mining plan that indicates...

2014-07-11 12:22:26

DENVER, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolute Energy Corporation ("Resolute") (NYSE: REN) announced today that it will issue a press release covering operating and financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, after the market closes on Monday, August 11, 2014. An investor conference call to review the second quarter results will be held on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at 4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time. Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Time: 4:30...

2014-07-10 16:21:49

HOUSTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caprock Oil, Inc. (OTC: ROKO.OB) has announced the completion of the Heins #4H well in the Bloomington Field in Victoria County, Texas. The Bloomington Field is a normally pressured water drive field in the Frio oil trend in Victoria County that was initially discovered in 1947. Caprock has a 10 percent non-operated working interest in a horizontal redevelopment project which encompasses about 300 gross acres in the field. The Heins #4H well...

2014-07-10 08:22:07

TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth", "Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce new management and technical team appointments for the Twin Metals Minnesota LLC ("TMM") Joint Venture. Duluth Metals continues to work with Antofagasta plc ("Antofgasta") to advance the TMM Project on a 40/60 joint venture whereby Duluth maintains its 60% ownership of TMM and Antofagasta owns 40% with costs being split at those levels accordingly. The...

2014-07-09 16:22:13

TORONTO, July 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) is pleased to announce encouraging results of its continuing wide-spaced core drilling program from underground and surface platforms to probe for vein extensions and has recognized two new veins under Laguna Verde (click here for Figure 1 - Laguna Verde Drill Plan View). Highlights of the results during the first half of 2014 include: -- Coyita vein...

reconstruction of the early Eocene
2014-07-09 09:33:31

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Silvacola acares is a tiny hedgehog species that lived roughly 52-million-years ago, during the Eocene Epoch. Its fossil remains were recently identified by a University of Colorado Boulder-led team working in British Columbia. Along with the tiny hedgehog, the fossils of a tapir-like animal were also discovered. A paper on the discovery of these two ancient mammals is being published today in the Journal of Vertebrate...

2014-07-08 23:00:19

The Geological Society of America will recognize outstanding scientific achievements and distinguished service to the profession at its 2014 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. GSA’s highest honors, the Penrose Medal, the Arthur L. Day Medal, and the Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal) will be received by Susan W. Kieffer of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Lisa Tauxe of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography–UC San Diego, and...

2014-07-08 12:23:21

Nearly $50 million in natural gas and federal funding has been used to leverage additional investments of more than $311 million HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced investments in housing made by his administration across the Marcellus Shale region to address needs created by the growing natural gas industry presence in Pennsylvania. Since 2011, $49.8 million from natural gas and federal funding sources has been invested in housing...

2014-07-08 08:22:55

TSX.V Symbol (DMI) KELOWNA, BC, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V.DMI / OTCQX-DMIFF), (the "Company") reports that it has now completed the construction, installation, and commissioning work associated with the planned expansion of the Company's in-field dry-screening plant at the Company's Krone-Endora at Venetia Project (the "Project"). These upgrades included the installation of a second Dabmar Bivitec screening unit as well as the design, construction...

2014-07-08 08:22:28

Drilling Returns: 13.07 g/t Au over 31.6m (7.43 g/t Au Cut); and 11.10 g/t Au over 8.9m (10.72 g/t Au Cut) TORONTO, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. (TSX-SAS) (OTCQX-STADF), ("SAS" or the "Company") is pleased to announce additional drilling results for the Smoke Deep Zone ("Smoke Deep") at the Holloway Mine. HIGHLIGHTS OF DRILLING RESULTS (Refer to Figure 1 for a longitudinal section of Smoke Deep drilling) -- 905-05:...


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Norfolk Kaka, Nestor productus
2014-09-11 10:58:16

The Norfolk Kaka (Nestor productus) is an extinct species of large parrot belonging to the parrot super family Strigopoidea. The bird was about 38 centimeters in long with mostly olive-brown upperparts, orange cheeks and throat, straw-colored breast and thighs, rump and lower abdomen dark orange and a prominent beak. It lived in the rocks and treetops of Norfolk Island and the adjacent Phillip Island. It was a relative of the Kaka from New Zealand. It was initially described by the...

Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

Mount Nyiragongo
2014-08-28 11:22:30

Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano that is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This volcano is part of the Virunga Mountains and is located in Virunga National Park. It reaches an elevation of 11,385 feet and has a crater that reaches 1.2 miles in width. This crater typically holds a lava lake that has varied between 2,000 and 10,660 feet in depth. It is not known how long this volcano has been active, but at least 34 eruptions have been recorded since 1882. Mount...

2014-08-28 11:14:31

Nevado del Ruiz, also known as La Mesa de Herveo, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of the Colombian territories, or departments, of Caldas and Tolima. It reaches an elevation of 17,457 and is shaped like a cone. This volcano is protected within Los Nevados National Natural Park, along with many other volcanoes, and it is a popular tourist destination. Winter activities like skiing are conducted here as well as hiking and fishing. Nevado del Ruiz is part of the...

Galeras
2014-08-28 10:56:28

Galeras is a stratovolcano that is located in Nariño, a Colombian controlled territory. This volcano, which reaches a height of 14,029 feet, is highly active and the most active volcano in Colombia. It primarily contains andesite and holds two calderas that were created by eruptions in the past 560,000 years. Although it is shaped like a horseshoe, eruptions have caused a cone shaped structure to build up in one of the calderas. It was labeled a Decade Volcano in 1991, despite its recent...

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