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2014-09-03 16:23:31

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company" or "Dominion") reports that the Ekati Diamond Mine and the Diavik Diamond Mine performed exceptionally well in the second fiscal quarter of 2015 (May through July). Rough diamond production, sales and pricing have all exceeded plan. Unless otherwise indicated, all financial information is presented in U.S. dollars. The Company recorded a second quarter consolidated net income...

2014-09-03 08:24:45

New Intercepts include 0.68 g/T gold and 0.30% copper over 514 metersAdditional rig moved to site to accelerate new zone towards resource estimate Trading Symbols: TSX: SEA NYSE: SA TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Seabridge Gold announced today that early results from this year's drill program at its 100%-owned KSM Project in northwestern British...

2014-09-02 12:23:11

PORTLAND, Oregon, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Shale Gas Market (Technology, Application and Geography) - Industry Analysis, Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast, 2013 - 2020" the global shale gas market is forecast to reach $104.1 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 9.3% during the forecast period (2014 - 2020). The corresponding volume consumption will reach 19,619.4 bcf in the...

2014-09-02 12:23:06

DENVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that the company has expanded its staff and services in its Central Region, moving to new offices in Marquette, Michigan and Madison, Wisconsin, and opened a new office location in Fort Collins, Colorado. The new offices are located at the following addresses: GEI Consultants' New...

2014-09-02 08:24:10

NEW BRECCIA ZONE DISCOVERED VANCOUVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gold Reach Resources Ltd. (GRV: TSX-V) (Gold Reach and/or the Company) is pleased to announce that assay results for holes S14-200 and S14-201 from the West Seel deposit have been received. The West and East Seel deposits are located 4 kilometres south-southwest of the Company's Ox deposit and all 3 deposits occur on the Company's 100% owned Ootsa Property located south of Smithers British Columbia adjacent to the...

2014-08-30 23:00:22

OceanWorks International will be exhibiting at the OCEANS’ 14 Conference in St. John’s Newfoundland at the St. John’s Convention Centre Booth #81. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 OceanWorks International will be exhibiting at the OCEANS’ 14 Conference in St. John’s Newfoundland September 14th to September 19th at the St. John’s Convention Centre Booth #81. Over 130 companies and organizations with a focus on the marine Industry will be exhibiting at this...

2014-08-29 20:20:55

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Coal Resources Ltd. (TSXV: PAK) has filed its unaudited consolidated financial statements for the three months ended June 30, 2014, together with its management's discussion and analysis ("MD&A") for the corresponding period. All financial figures contained herein are expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted. These documents will be posted on the Company's website at www.pacificcoal.ca and under the Company's profile at...

2014-08-29 12:23:02

DUBLIN, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Research and Development Forecast of Core Drilling Rig Market in China, 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 At present, the core drilling rig that applied in geological drilling work by geological prospecting enterprise can be classified into two kinds--one is hydraulic spindle type core drilling rig, the other all hydraulic top-head drive core...

2014-08-28 20:21:14

LITTLETON, Colo., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX:URE, NYSE MKT:URG) ("Ur-Energy" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the completion of a Technical Report for its Shirley Basin Uranium Project in Carbon County, Wyoming. This report discloses an initial uranium resource estimate for the Project of 8,816,000 pounds U(3)O(8) of Measured and Indicated Resources, averaging 0.23% eU(3)O(8). There are no material differences in the resources between this Technical...

2014-08-28 12:34:31

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For over a week, earthquakes have threatened an eruption by Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano. Travelers who remember the Icelandic volcano eruption in 2010 are already turning to travel insurance to learn their options. To answer their questions, Squaremouth, America's fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, has launched The Icelandic Volcano and Travel Insurance Information Center. The comprehensive center includes official...


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Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...

Rincón de la Vieja
2014-10-04 18:29:11

Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...

Chimborazo
2014-10-04 18:25:34

Chimborazo is an inactive stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Cordillera Occidental range of the Andes. This volcano reaches an elevation of 20,564 feet and although it is not the tallest mountain measured above sea level, its proximity to the equator makes its summit the farthest away from the center of the earth. The origin of its name is unknown, but it could have received its name from several words in the Quichua or Quechua language or from the Cayapa language....

Cotopaxi
2014-10-04 18:16:10

Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. This volcano, reaching an elevation of 19,347 feet above sea level, is the second tallest volcano in Ecuador and one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The origin of its name is unknown, but some sources say that it means Neck of the Moon in the language of the indigenous people and it has been considered sacred in their culture. Cotopaxi is shaped like a cone that is almost...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

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