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2014-01-15 20:20:49

Measured and Indicated Resources grow by 41% to 1,486 Mt. Jiama's NPV(9%) increases to over US$1.3 Billion. VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - China Gold International Resources Co. Ltd. (TSX:CGG; HKEx: 2099) ("China Gold International Resources" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of an updated NI 43-101 compliant, Independent Feasibility Study for the Phase II Expansion of its Jiama Copper-Polymetallic Mine, ("Jiama" or the "Project") in Tibet Autonomous...

2014-01-15 16:21:14

LAFAYETTE, La., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STONE ENERGY CORPORATION (NYSE: SGY) today announced estimated year-end proved reserves and production volumes for 2013, and provided its capital expenditure budget and initial production guidance for 2014. Some of the highlights include: -- Year-end 2013 estimated proved reserves were 143.9 Mmboe, which represents a 12% increase compared to year-end 2012 estimated proved reserves; -- Fourth quarter 2013 production...

2014-01-15 08:22:37

Reverse Circulation Drilling Establishes Continuity and Expands Oxide Mineralization. TSX: KOR OTCQX: CORVF VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX: KOR), (OTCQX: CORVF) announces assay results from the final 16 reverse circulation holes drilled in the 2013 campaign. These results have expanded the broad oxide mineralization in the Sierra Blanca deposit in all directions and up to another 100 metres in depth. Hole...

2014-01-14 12:22:30

HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESG Solutions, an industry leader in microseismic technology and services, successfully conducted multiple hydraulic fracture monitoring projects within North America using its patented Hybrid(TM) Seismic Sensor Network. The innovative approach integrates traditional downhole microseismic with surface and near-surface based induced seismicity (IS) arrays to accurately evaluate large and small-scale seismicity in one comprehensive system....

Researchers Develop Building 'Belt' For Cheap, Quick Repair Of Earthquake Damage
2014-01-14 07:25:34

University of Sheffield [ Watch The Video: Earthquake Test Checks Out Building Vulnerability ] Four years after the January 2010 earthquake, 145,000 people still remain homeless in Haiti. A cheap and simple technology to repair earthquake damaged buildings – developed at the University of Sheffield – could help to reduce these delays by quickly making buildings safe and habitable. Recent tests showed that a damaged building repaired using the technique could withstand a major...

2014-01-13 08:23:26

VANCOUVER, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that reconnaissance soil geochemistry surveys at its Cape Mount East exploration property in Liberia have successfully extended the anomalous gold-in-soil zone previously encountered at the Cape Mount exploration property to a total 15km along trend. Follow-up trenching programs on the Cape Mount property, approximately 10km north of Aureus Mining Inc's New Liberty Gold...

2014-01-13 08:23:12

VANCOUVER, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bear Creek Mining (TSX Venture: BCM/ BVL: BCM) ("Bear Creek" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that drilling is underway at the Carito gold - copper project (See News Release dated March 18, 2013 and http://www.bearcreekmining.com/s/caritogold.asp). The Phase I drill program, consisting of seven drill holes for an estimated total of 2,500 meters, is primarily designed to test the two targets defined to date; an outcropping disseminated...

2014-01-11 23:00:49

As global commodity prices moderate, funding for exploration activities is expected to contract. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Mineral Exploration industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Mineral exploration is aimed at discovering ore bodies that can subsequently be mined. The industry aims to identify a pipeline of economically proven resources for the future development, production and export of mineral...

Charles Darwin Observations On Island Tameness In Species Confirmed
2014-01-11 05:39:37

[ Watch the Video: Island Animals Are Tamer Than On The Mainland ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Like Hawaiian vacationers, living on an island actually makes animals tamer, according to a study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Charles Darwin, the founder of the theory of evolution, used the Galapagos Islands as his laboratory when studying animals. The Galapagos is where Darwin developed his ideas about natural selection and how organisms evolve...

2014-01-09 20:20:20

DALLAS, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that Steve Newby, President and Chief Executive Officer, will meet with investors at the UBS MLP One-On-One Conference on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 and Wednesday, January 15, 2014 in Park City, Utah. The presentation materials associated with this event will be accessible through the Investors section of SMLP's website at www.summitmidstream.com beginning on January 14, 2014. (Logo:...


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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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