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2013-02-04 08:23:41

LONDON, February 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, two surveys showed that manufacturing activity in China, the world's fastest growing major economy and an engine of global economic growth, expanded in January. The data further confirms the Chinese economy is improving. This augurs well for industrial metals and minerals companies such as Brazil's Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE: VALE) and global mining giant BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE: BHP). StockCall has released preliminary...

2013-01-28 16:20:50

CLEVELAND, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) (Paris: CLF)announced that effective immediately, the Company's Legal Department has been reorganized to better serve the evolving needs of Cliffs' business. James Graham, formerly vice president, general counsel - global operations has been elected by Cliffs' Board of Directors to become vice president and chief legal officer. He will continue to report to P. Kelly Tompkins, executive vice president - legal,...

2013-01-28 04:20:17

LONDON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, today announced the introduction of 16 new energy contracts on ICE Futures Europe. The new contracts include global oil and ferrous metal futures products, as well as API 8* CFR South China coal futures, a cash settled contract based on the price of coal delivered into Southern China. All of the new products are expected to be available for the trade date of...

2013-01-24 12:22:24

LONDON, January 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whilst iron ore prices have recovered, not everyone is able to join the party. 2013 is shaping up to be an interesting year for iron ore. As prices hit US$150/t in January - an 80% increase over the lows in September of last year - optimism briefly returned to the market. In the Pilbara, BHP Billiton's Jimblebar expansion remains on track for first production in the March 2013 quarter and the company expects to reach a...

2013-01-24 08:25:18

CLEVELAND, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) (Paris: CLF) today announced that as a result of its goodwill impairment test conducted in the fourth quarter of 2012, the Company has determined that approximately $1 billion of goodwill related to Cliffs' 2011 acquisition of Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Limited is impaired. The goodwill impairment charge will be recorded as a non-cash expense for the year ended Dec. 31, 2012. The impairment is primarily...

2013-01-15 12:22:10

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading energy, petrochemical and metals information provider and top source of benchmark prices, has introduced an innovative, global suite of price spreads, known as Platts Steel Mill Economics, aimed at assisting margin modeling and steel industry analysis. The new suite of spreads, which debuted yesterday, captures the costs of raw material inputs and the price of finished products in blast-furnace and electric-furnace (scrap-based)...

2013-01-08 08:23:37

Symbol:-TSX-V:NAA OTCQX:SIOCF VANCOUVER, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - SIERRA IRON ORE CORP (the "Company") in conjunction with "Aztec Zinc de Mexico S.A. de C.V" has initiated legal action against a neighboring company that owns and operates a mine on adjacent property to the recently optioned Mazomique property that is located south of the El Creston property. The legal action claims that the neighboring company has illegally crossed the property lines and has been operating and...

2012-12-20 16:21:59

FARMINGTON, Conn., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The metal powder manufacturing industry is estimated to be worth $6.6 billion. Together the top six or seven companies that are well established in this field make up roughly one-third of the market--the remaining two-thirds being comprised of small and medium-sized companies spread across various countries. In terms of geographical distribution, the U.S. continues to claim a high proportion of the total volume of powder metal production...

2012-12-18 08:23:10

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- China Armco Metals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CNAM) ("China Armco" or the "Company"), a distributor of imported metal ore and metal recycler with a new state-of-the-art scrap metal recycling facility in China, today announced that on November 13, 2012 Armco Metals International Limited, the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, signed a third amendment to the Facility Letter dated March 25(th), 2009 (the "Amendment") with RB International Finance (Hong...

2012-12-11 16:21:35

TSX.V: AWS VANCOUVER, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Robert L. Card, President of Arrowstar Resources Ltd., (TSXV: AWS), (the "Company") reports that the Company has  commissioned Inspectorate in Vancouver to complete an analysis of 105 rock samples (that included non-magnetite samples) that were categorized into two batches, the Piling group that is closely located to the ground magnetic survey high identified near claim 14 of the property and the Beach group located near Claim...


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2005-05-26 09:37:09

Limonite Limonite is a ferric hydrate of varying composition, the generic formula is frequently written as FeO(OH)·nH2O, although this is not entirely accurate as Limonite often contains a varying amount of oxide compared to hydroxide. Together with hematite, it is mined as ore for the production of iron. Limonite is heavy and yellowish-brown. It is not a true mineral, however, but a mixture of similar hydrated iron oxide minerals, mostly Goethite. Limonite forms mostly in or near...

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