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2013-11-06 12:23:51

BRISTOL, Va., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR) and its affiliates, demonstrating their commitment to safety and continual improvement, recently received national and state recognition for mine safety performance, safety technology development and surface mine restoration. Recent awards include: -- Two annual "Sentinels of Safety" awards given by the National Mining Association. Dickenson-Russell Coal's Roaring Fork No. 4 Mine won the...

2013-09-23 16:21:31

Study by Power Consulting reveals mining giant's report intentionally ignored harmful costs and assumed only benefits from the mine. SAN CARLOS, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Carlos Apache Tribe released a study today prepared by Power Consulting, Inc. establishing that the proposed Resolution Copper mine will produce dramatically fewer jobs and less revenue for the local communities and the State than previously reported. The study was conducted by...

2013-03-15 16:21:02

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Mining Inc. (the "Company" or "we") (NYSE MKT: LODE) announced today that it has completed its previously announced public offering of 5 million shares of common stock at a price of $2.00 per share. The net proceeds to the Company from the offering were approximately $9.8 million, after deducting agent fees and estimated offering expenses. The Company intends on using the proceeds from this offering to accelerate...

2013-01-30 20:21:09

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - U.S. Silver & Gold Inc. ("U.S. Silver & Gold" or the "Company") (TSX: USA) (OTCQX: USGIF) today announced production for 2012, production guidance for 2013 and positive new findings in the Caladay Zone (previously known as the Lead Zone) of the Galena Complex. Highlights -- Strong fourth quarter consolidated silver production totalling 661,337 ounces along with gold production of 3,832 ounces. --...

2012-11-28 08:21:56

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - U.S. Silver & Gold Inc. ("U.S. Silver & Gold" or the "Company") (TSX:USA; OTCQX:USGIF) is pleased to provide an update on its 2012 exploration results. The Company's assets are comprised of two 100% owned operating mines: the high grade silver Galena Mine Complex in Idaho and the high grade gold and silver Drumlummon Mine in Montana. "We are very pleased with our exploration progress at both the Galena Complex and the Drumlummon Mine,"...

2012-11-19 08:23:04

SEATTLE, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- L & L Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: "LLEN") ("L&L" or the "Company"), a U.S.-based company with a track record of profitable coal operations in China, announced today its completion of acquisitions of the LuoZhou and LaShu mines, nearby its existing Weishe model mine under its consolidation strategy in Guizhou Province. Following preliminary agreement and due diligence, L&L is pleased to announce a $37.1 million acquisition of 95% of both mines from...

2012-10-11 07:23:15

TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - U.S. Silver & Gold Inc. ("U.S. Silver & Gold" or the "Company") (TSX:USA; OTCQX:USGIF) is pleased to provide a comprehensive update on its year-to-date exploration results and exploration plans for the remainder of 2012 and beyond, as well as an update on other corporate developments. The Company's assets are comprised of two 100% owned operating mines - the high grade gold and silver Drumlummon Mine in Montana and the high grade silver...

2012-10-02 02:20:43

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After four decades of rapidly escalating demand, Powder River Basin (PRB) coal producers are experiencing a prolonged decline in the domestic market. At least two venerable producers, Alpha Natural Resources and Arch Coal, find themselves in tenuous positions. That is one of many findings detailed in a new supply/demand study from two of the world's foremost experts on PRB demand, production and markets, "Powder River Basin Coal...

2012-07-02 02:21:06

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Mining Inc. (the "Company" or "Comstock") (NYSE Amex: LODE) announced the completion of its Heap Leach construction project. Construction completed the existing Heap Leach from three cells to five while establishing the footprint for future expansions of an additional two cells. This supports the production of stacked ore delivered during the first two years of production from the Lucerne West Mine. The Company has also completed a...

2012-04-25 02:26:34

HILTON HEAD, S.C., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Resources Plc (OTCBB: SNKTY) is pleased to announce it has acquired 70% of Coeur d'Alene Mine Contracting LLC ("CDA Mine Contracting") whose principals are well known mine contractors and operators in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Jeff Lambert and Steve Ivie are the two principal owners of CDA Mine Contracting. Both are mining veterans having spent the past 24 years in the underground hard rock mining industry. Mr....