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2014-06-18 08:22:01

PIRAEUS, Greece, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") today announced that the Company completed the $44.8 million balance sheet program ("program") with Magna Group Partners Limited ("MGP") and Hanover Holdings I, LLC ("Hanover"). Through this program NewLead enhanced its balance sheet by $44.8 million by settling past-due indebtedness. The program allowed NewLead to complete the acquisition of one newbuilding eco-type 35,000...

2014-01-09 08:22:51

PIRAEUS, Greece, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") announced today that it has been granted access to develop and mine the Five Mile mine (7,695 mineral acres), that includes a CSX rail load facility, the Andy Rail Terminal, in Kentucky, USA which mine the Company agreed to acquire in 2012. As previously announced, NewLead has received a reserve report, dated May 2013, for the Five Mile mine, compliant with the U.S....

2013-11-28 23:22:18

Doe Run's Comprehensive Training Promotes Safe Practices in Company’s Mines and Mills St. Louis (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 For the first time in its 50 years of operation, The Doe Run Company’s (Doe Run) Southeast Missouri Mining & Milling Division (SEMO) in Viburnum, Mo., reached 3 million safe work hours without a lost-time injury on Oct. 27, 2013. Employees have worked diligently, and safely, to reach an unprecedented company milestone. Prior to this accomplishment, SEMO’s...

2013-07-12 23:37:16

The Doe Run Company recently received the prestigious first-place field trophy and the competition’s best overall award at the fifth annual Southeastern Regional Mine Rescue Contest June 18–20 in Maysville, Ky. The competition included 11 of the top mine rescue teams in the United States. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The Doe Run Company (Doe Run) recently received the prestigious first-place field trophy and the competition’s best overall award at the fifth annual...

Bomb-Sniffing Bees Could Find Unexploded Mines In Croatia
2013-05-20 09:02:53

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Navy has used dolphins to hunt for undersea mines and dogs have been used to sniff out bombs on land. Now, scientists are incorporating honeybees in the hunt for unexploded landmines in Croatia and possibly other war-ravaged countries in the Balkans. Bees have a perfect sense of smell and scientists believe that smell might save hundreds of lives if they can be trained to sniff out the odor from unexploded ordnance (UXOs)....


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