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2014-02-14 20:20:33

VANCOUVER, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - New Gold Inc. ("New Gold") (TSX:NGD) and (NYSE MKT:NGD) today announces that the company has filed a Technical Report (the "Report"), entitled "NI 43-101 Feasibility Study of the Rainy River Project, Ontario, Canada" and dated February 14, 2014. The Report was prepared in compliance with National Instrument 43-101 - Standards for Disclosure for Mineral Projects and may be found under the company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. The...

2014-02-13 23:25:31

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 5,685 new articles on tectonic evolution. As a comprehensive publisher of geographic and geological articles, EurekaMag.com coverage includes studies on the gradual development of the structure of the earth's crust and the large-scale processes that take place within it. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 5,685 new articles on tectonic evolution. While the site's...

Geophysicist And Mathematicians Team Up To Describe How River Rocks Round
2014-02-13 13:58:08

University of Pennsylvania For centuries, geologists have recognized that the rocks that line riverbeds tend to be smaller and rounder further downstream. But these experts have not agreed on the reason these patterns exist. Abrasion causes rocks to grind down and become rounder as they are transported down the river. Does this grinding reduce the size of rocks significantly, or is it that smaller rocks are simply more easily transported downstream? A new study by the University of...

2014-02-13 12:21:52

ABERDEEN, Scotland, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proserv Group Inc. ("Proserv"), a global energy production technology services company, has acquired KRG Industries Ltd. ("KRG"). With a 35-year track record, KRG is a well-established provider of precision engineering and manufacturing services to the oil & gas industry. KRG utilizes a modern fleet of high-specification equipment to provide solutions including machining, welding, inspection and testing to an increasingly...

2014-02-13 12:21:43

LONDON, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OptaSense, the global leader in Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS), has contracted with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) to provide the industry's first multi-well 4D DAS vertical seismic profiling (VSP) system. OptaSense will deploy its industry proven DAS fibre-optic technology to monitor and map the performance of up to 12 steam-injected oil wells in a brownfield development at South Oman Salt Basin. The service contract for...

2014-02-13 08:24:30

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) is pleased to announce that its 2013 exploration and acquisition efforts have resulted in a significant increase in Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. Cerro Bayo replaced mined reserves during the year and generated a large boost in Inferred Resources from the recently announce drilling for extensions to Fabiola and Yasna veins. Costerfield Reserves increased due to the...

2014-02-13 08:24:08

HOUSTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has received an order from eni Muara Bakau BV to supply subsea systems for its deepwater Jangkrik Complex development offshore Indonesia. The order has an estimated value of $720 million in revenue if the full scope of the award is called off. FMC Technologies' scope of supply includes subsea trees, manifolds, jumpers and connection systems, umbilicals, tooling and associated topside and...

2014-02-11 20:21:28

TSX.V Symbol (DMI) KELOWNA, BC, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V.DMI), (the "Company") announces that as a result of a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission ("BCSC"), it is issuing this news release to clarify its disclosure regarding the following issues. The Company was selected for review as part of the BCSC's ongoing program to improve the quality of disclosure provided to investors. Technical Disclosure Matters The Company's news...

Permian Mass Extinction May Have Happened In The Blink Of An Eye
2014-02-11 05:07:01

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Approximately 252 million years ago, the largest mass extinction event in the history of animal life on Earth occurred — wiping out more than 96 percent of marine species and 70 percent of terrestrial species. This included the largest insects known to have inhabited the planet. Scientists have explored many theories to explain the cause of the end-Permian extinction, as it came to be known. Those theories include an asteroid...

2014-02-10 08:32:59

ETNA Broker is on display at MoneyShow Traders EXPO in New York. NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ETNA will showcase its products at the International Traders Expo held in New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, February 16-18. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140210/MN61247) Meet ETNA Team for live one on one demonstrations of our flagship product ETNA Broker, a white-labeled online brokerage platform with gorgeous web based and mobile trading terminals, order...


Latest Geology Reference Libraries

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Mauna Kea
2014-04-10 11:49:35

Mauna Kea is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 13,803 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island and is thought to be about one million years old. Mauna Kea, like all Hawaiian volcanoes, was created when the Pacific tectonic plate passed over a volcanic hotspot. The Hawaiian volcanoes, which extend over an area known as the Hawaiian Ridge – Emperor Seamount chain, have been well studied, but it is not known how the...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

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