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2014-09-05 08:20:59

HOUSTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE MKT: GST) today announced that the Company will be presenting at the Euro Pacific Capital Global Investment Conference to be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in New York City. J. Russell Porter, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to an audio webcast of the presentation and view accompanying presentation materials, visit the Investor Relations page...

2014-09-04 23:08:38

Environmental Standards, Inc. was recently awarded a contract by the Marcellus Shale Coalition to coordinate and oversee an inter-laboratory study for the analysis of dissolved gases in groundwater samples. Valley Forge, PA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Environmental Standards, Inc. (Environmental Standards) was recently awarded a contract by the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) to coordinate and oversee an inter-laboratory study for the analysis of dissolved gases (e.g., methane) in...

Is The Fossil Record Too Incomplete?
2014-09-04 03:17:32

University of Bristol Do all the millions of fossils in museums around the world give a balanced view of the history of life, or is the record too incomplete to be sure? This question was first recognized by Charles Darwin and has worried scientists ever since. Methods have been developed to try to identify and correct for bias in the fossil record but new research from the Universities of Bristol and Bath, suggests many of these correction methods may actually be misleading. The...

2014-09-04 08:23:17

Highlights Include: NB-14-391 Josh Vein North: 18 metres @ 8.5 g/t Gold and 34 g/t Silver NB-14-392 Josh Vein North: 9.3 metres @ 1.9 g/t Gold and 12 g/t Silver & New Rhyolite Zone: 11.3 metres @ 3.3 g/t Gold and 4 g/t Silver VANCOUVER, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX:...

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...


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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