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2010-02-08 15:59:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Team USA will send its biggest ever team to the indoor world masters (WMA) track and field championships March 1-6 at Kamloops, B.C., Canada: 298 athletes (including 71 women) between the ages of 35 and 92. This is the fourth WMA indoor world meet but the first outside Europe. 24 American gold medalists from 2008 France indoor worlds will defend titles at Kamloops, and 22 champions from last year's outdoor worlds in Finland are on the U.S....

2009-07-06 01:01:00

CALGARY, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX/NYSE: CP) today announced the results of rate proceedings between CP and Teck Coal Ltd. (Teck) addressing rate levels for export traffic moving between Teck's southern BC mines and Vancouver area ports. Contract terms are confidential and expire on April 7, 2010. As part of the rate process, Teck also secured a rate for routing some of the existing export coal traffic via an interchange with another railway at...

2008-10-06 09:00:39

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2008) - Abacus Mining & Exploration Corporation ("Abacus") (TSX VENTURE:AME) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. James Whittaker as Project Manager for the development of the Afton - Ajax mine near Kamloops, B.C. Mr. Whittaker will report to Andrew F. Pooler, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Whittaker has more than 18 years of mining experience in both North and South America including 14 years with...

2008-09-17 15:00:27

Global Hunter Corp. (TSX VENTURE: BOB) ("Global Hunter" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results from the first 91.8 metres of core drilled in hole RS-D-08-123 averaging 0.070 percent molybdenum and 0.13 grams per tonne rhenium. The molybdenum grade is 8.3 percent higher than the grade from the same interval in twinned hole RS-D-80-56. None of the previous operators analyzed for rhenium. The hole intersected porphyritic quartz monzonite with molybdenite bearing quartz veins and...

2008-09-03 15:00:33

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 3, 2008) - Global Hunter Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BOB) ("Global Hunter" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that Foraco Drilling Ltd. ("Foraco") of Kamloops, British Columbia has been awarded the contract for drilling at the Rabbit South Property. The drilling program began on August 5, 2008 when Foraco brought a Connor 25 HH diamond drill on the property. The first seven holes equaling 1,230 metres of the 3,700-metre diamond drill program...

2008-08-18 21:00:23

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 18, 2008) - Fox Resources Ltd. (formerly Waverley Biotech Inc.) ("Fox" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:FAX) is pleased to announce that it obtained the final approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") on its Qualifying Transaction (the "QT"), the financings and the name change. The Otter Gold Property The Company entered into a three year mining option agreement (the "Mining Option Agreement") dated May 27, 2008 to acquire the...

2006-12-07 21:00:19

By HANNAH ZITNER VANCOUVER (CP) - Three B.C. mayors are demanding the federal government help thousands of homeowners pay for removing mountain pine beetle-infested trees. The mayors of Prince George, Kamloops and Kelowna told a news conference Thursday that Prime Minister Stephen Harper needs to help homeowners pay to have trees removed from their land. "For many homeowners, the need to deal with these dead trees comes with a real financial cost," Kamloops Mayor Terry Lake said. He...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.