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2008-07-22 09:00:55

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX): HIGHLIGHTS -- Net income applicable to common stock for second-quarter 2008 totaled $947 million, $2.25 per share, compared with $1.1 billion, $2.62 per share, for second-quarter 2007. Net income applicable to common stock for the first six months of 2008 totaled $2.1 billion, $4.89 per share, compared with $1.6 billion, $4.80 per share, for the first six months of 2007. -- Consolidated sales from mines for second-quarter...

2007-12-06 06:00:26

By Marsden, J O Wilmot, J C; Smith, R J Abstract Parts I and II in this series of papers presented the chemistry of medium-temperature pressure leaching of copper sulfide concentrates and reviewed the metallurgical development of a process to effectively recover copper using medium-temperature pressure leaching and direct electrowinning (DEW). Part III reviewed the large-scale demonstration of the MT-DEW-SX process at Bagdad, Arizona. Key features of the process were the use of superfine...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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