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2011-04-18 06:55:00

LONDON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the mining boom ahead and announcements of openings of new mining sites in Canada, its now more important than ever that all phases of mining production are executed successfully. The rising price of minerals and exploration is causing a growing need for drill and blast activities and optimisation. We will see mining in sites that were previously viewed as economically unjust. Mining IQ will host the Drill & Blast Canada Conference...

2010-05-26 09:00:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel J. Geiger, P.E., Chairman and CEO of Lexington Coal Company, LLC announced his retirement effective July 4, 2010. Mr. Geiger, age 60, has served as President, CEO and Chairman of the Company since its formation in 2004. Privately held, Lexington Coal was originally founded from the Horizon Natural Resources, LLC bankruptcy to reclaim over 300 idle coal mine permits located in five eastern states. Working closely with state and federal...

2009-03-03 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - New Gold Inc. ("New Gold") (TSX and NYSE Alternext US: NGD) today reports consolidated mineral reserve and resource statements for its mines and development projects as of December 31, 2008. These include updated mineral reserve and resource statements for the Peak and Cerro San Pedro mines, an updated mineral resource statement for the Amapari mine, and previously reported mineral reserve and resource statements for the New Afton development...

2009-01-07 10:26:00

ABBOTSFORD, BC, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ICS Copper Systems Ltd. (ICX:TSX.V) Following an evaluation of the NI 43-101 Report prepared by Coffey Mining on the sulphide mineral resource, and a verbal report from Coffey Mining on the oxide drilling program, the Board is of the opinion that the grade and the tonnage of the sulphide resource and oxide deposit will not support a mining operation and that further drilling will not significantly increase tonnage and grade. Results of the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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