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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:...

2014-07-07 16:22:03

TSX, NYSE-MKT Symbol: NCQ VANCOUVER, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - NovaCopper Inc. (TSX, NYSE-MKT: NCQ) ("NovaCopper" or "the Company") announces that it has closed its previously announced non-brokered private placement offering of $7.5 million in Units (the "Offering") which was entirely purchased by the Company's largest shareholders, including Electrum Strategic Resources LP and Paulson & Co. Inc. Each Unit was priced at $1.15 per Unit and consists of one common share of the...

2014-07-07 16:21:27

Trading Symbols: GTP - (TSX-V) P01 - (FRANKFURT) COLTF - (OTCQX) MONTREAL, July 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Colt Resources Inc. ("Colt" or the "Company") (TSXV: GTP) (FRA: P01) (OTCQX: COLTF) is pleased to announce encouraging intercepts in the first three holes drilled at the Tabuaço tungsten project, in northern Portugal, as part of its resource expansion drilling program started on June 18(th) (News Release of June...

2014-07-07 12:22:47

DUBLIN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ld4b9w/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global And Chinese Coal-To-Liquids (CTL) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Coal-To-Liquids (CTL) Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Global coal-to-liquids industry with a focus on the Chinese...

History Of Volcanic Forcing Identified In Antarctic Ice Cores
2014-07-07 09:31:23

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of scientists from Reno, Nevada’s Desert Research Institute (DRI), led by Michael Sigl and Joe McConnell, has reconstructed historic volcanic sulfate emissions from the Southern Hemisphere. It is considered to be the most accurate and defined reconstruction to date, and was published in a manuscript in the online addition of Nature Climate Change. Included in the study and submitting ice core samples and measurements, were...

2014-07-07 08:22:48

VANCOUVER, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - New Gold Inc. ("New Gold") (TSX:NGD) and (NYSE MKT:NGD) today announces a mid-year update of the New Afton C-zone mineral resource. The C-zone is a continuation of the New Afton block cave that extends along strike and below the B-zone reserve that is currently being mined. The mid-year update builds upon the 2013 year-end C-zone mineral resource estimate and includes the results of an additional 15,143 metres of drilling in 20 core holes. The...

2014-07-07 08:22:06

TORONTO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth", "Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors initiated a process to review potential strategic alternatives. Duluth Metals has asked Barclays, its financial advisor, to advise and assist with the thorough evaluation of its strategic alternatives. Christopher Dundas, Executive Chairman of Duluth Metals Limited, noted "We are pleased to enlist the Barclays global mining...

2014-07-03 12:22:19

VANCOUVER, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Midnight Sun Mining Corp. (the "Company" or "Midnight Sun") (TSX-V: MMA) announces the results for the recently completed core drilling program on the Solwezi copper property in northwest Zambia. The drill program was undertaken in April and May 2014 and consisted of 739 metres HQ core drilled in 12 holes. Highlights of significant, near surface copper mineralization include the following: -- 5.71% copper over 14.2 metres, including...

2014-07-01 23:01:14

Hayward Baker names Mark Rohrbach Senior Engineer at its Seattle Regional Office covering the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada regions. Hanover, Maryland (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Hayward Baker Inc. (HB), North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Rohrbach, PE, GE, and P.Eng. to the company’s regional office in Seattle, Wa. As a Senior Engineer, Mr. Rohrbach will enhance Hayward Baker’s established design-build capabilities....

2014-07-01 16:23:57

TSX, NYSE-MKT Symbol: NCQ VANCOUVER, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - NovaCopper Inc. (TSX, NYSE-MKT: NCQ) ("NovaCopper" or "the Company") announces that it has entered into definitive agreements with existing shareholders to complete a non-brokered private placement offering of $7,500,000 in Units (the "Offering"). Each Unit will be priced at $1.15 per Unit and will consist of one common share of the Company and one common share purchase warrant. Each common share purchase warrant...


Latest Geology Reference Libraries

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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